GEOTHERMICA will call for innovative demonstration projects and technology development projects that accelerate geothermal energy deployment. Projects will deliver outcomes by 2021. Joint projects will have a strong industry participation. Project proposals will meet both, GEOTHERMICA and national/ regional funding rules. This joint effort by EU Member States and Associated Countries will complement Europe’s research and innovation community and industry sector efforts. It will reinforce the sector´s contribution to the goals of the European Energy Union and the implementation of the SET Plan.