Call: Best-Practice-Project - Climate Change Adaptation
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme
The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.
The LIFE Programme shall in particular have the following general objectives:
|Link||Link to Programme|
|Description of programme |
"Climate Change Adaptation"
The EU Adaptation Strategy provides some concrete indications of the characteristics of projects sought and of specific project priorities. It states that LIFE funding for adaptation will give priority to projects that address key cross-sectoral, trans-regional and/or cross-border issues. Projects with demonstration and transferability potential will be encouraged, as will be green infrastructure and ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation, and projects aiming to promote innovative adaptation technologies. In addition, the European Union will promote adaptation particularly in the following vulnerable areas:
The Strategy further states that the European Union will support the establishment of vulnerability assessments and adaptation strategies, including those with a cross-border nature.
Best-Practice-Project - Climate Change Adaptation
|Description of call |
"Best-Practice-Project - Climate Change Adaptation"
"Best practice projects" means projects that apply appropriate, cost-effective and state-of-the-art techniques, methods and approaches taking into account the specific context of the project. A best practice project is one that is available to all potential stakeholders to adopt and that illustrated how this can be done.
|Link||Link to Call|
|Thematic Focus||Climate, Sustainability, Environment & biodiversity, Natural ressources|
|Funding area|| EU Member States |
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
|Eligible applicants||Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), , NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Public Services|
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Proposals may be submitted by legal persons (entities) registered in the EU. Applicants may fall into three types of beneficiaries: (1) public bodies, (2) private commercial organisations and (3) private non-commercial organisations (including NGOs).
|Project Partner Details|| |
Partners are not mandatory for this project. Transnational Projects have priority though.
|Further info|| |
There is no pre-defined project duration under the LIFE+ Programme. Usually projects last for 2 to 5 years.
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| |
EU co-financing rate: max. 55%
|Submission||Applicants must submit their proposals to the Contracting Authority via eProposal.|
|Contact Details|| |
For detailed information on LIFE national contact points, please follow this link.