NCPsCaRE Funding Map Database is a unique tool designed to help green innovators to find funding for their projects. This database with advanced search functions allows to browse through all available EU funding sources. It can be searched according to six criteria: eligible countries, project theme, applicant type, project type, partners and type of funding. Funding possibilities cover wide spectrum of project ideas: from fundamental to research to market applications, from biodiversity protection, climate change adaptation to circular economy. Funding offers are available for many different kinds of entities: industry, SMEes, research institutions, local authorities, NGOs and more. This tool will guide you straight to you funding opportunity. Go and check the opportunities for 2020 – final year of Horizon 2020, Life and other EU funded programmes.
Horizon’s 2020 Societal Challenge 5 (Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials) is covering topics that represent one of the global and biggest challenge facing humanity. Many of Earth’s most critical natural resources (forests, fisheries, water, coal, oil) suffer from mishandling, mismanagement and unsustainable use. As a result, their long-term sustainability is at risk. New approaches to conservation, resource management and governance are needed for freshwater resources, global food production, sea levels, raw materials and human security.
The space-based solution can provide researchers and policy-makers with vital information about the Earth’s climate system, enabling the monitoring, prediction, modelling and implementation of mitigation and adaptation measures. Remote-sensing and communication satellites can be used to help develop Arctic infrastructure, to sustainably manage the Arctic environment, to aid scientific research and improve our knowledge. Space-based technologies also allow for improved observation, tracking and management of resource abundance and reduction.
Mark your agendas: 14 September 2016, Brussels – Information Day on the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 5 “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials”.
The European Commission is organising an Information Day to present the following calls for proposals to be launched in autumn 2016:
- the “Greening the Economy” call for proposals,
- the circular economy sub-call of “Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy”, and
- related call topics on “Smart and Sustainable Cities”, “Sustainable Food Security – Resilient and resource-efficient value chains” and “Blue Growth – Demonstrating an Ocean of Opportunities”.