BiodivERsA is a network of national and regional funding organisations promoting pan-European research on biodiversity and ecosystem services, and offering innovative opportunities for the conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity. BiodivERsA is funded under the Horizon 2020 ERA-NET COFUND scheme.
- 2019-2020 Joint Call “Biodiversity and climate change”
Launch of the call: Monday 02 September 2019
Deadline for pre-proposals submission (mandatory): Tuesday 05 November 2019, 16:00 CET (local time in Brussels)
Deadline for full-proposals submission: Tuesday 10 April 2020, 16:00 CEST (local time in Brussels)
The EU’s rural development policy helps the rural areas of the EU to meet the wide range of challenges and opportunities that face them in the 21st century – economic, environmental and social. Known as the “second pillar” of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), it has been improved for the period 2014-2020 through the process of wider CAP reform, via a number of legislative acts. [more info]
Below some selected topics of possible interest:
- SFS-28-2018-2019-2020: Genetic resources and pre-breeding communities
- SFS-01-2018-2019-2020: Biodiversity in action: across farmland and the value chain
- INFRAIA-01-2018-2019 - Integrating activities for advanced communities
- INFRASUPP-01-2018-2019 - Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures
COST is a unique means for European researchers, engineers and scholars to jointly develop their own ideas and new initiatives across all fields of science and technology through trans-European networking of nationally funded research activities.
The next collection date is planned for 29 April 2020 at 12:00 noon (CET)
A second collection date is planned for Autumn 2020.
The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. LIFE contributes to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and laws by co-financing projects with European added value. Since its creation in 1992, LIFE has been through different funding periods. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion.
Treaty Benefit-sharing Fund
The Benefit-sharing Fund invests directly in high impact projects supporting farmers in developing countries conserve crop diversity in their fields and assisting farmers and breeders globally adapt crops to our changing needs and demands. [more info]
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