Call: Best-Practice Projects - Climate Change Mitigation
|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 mitigation"
According to the LIFE Regulation, LIFE Climate Change Mitigation projects must be pilot, demonstration
or best practise projects.
The LIFE Regulation states that to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions the priority area of Climate Change Mitigation has in particular the following specific objectives:
Best-Practice Projects - Climate Change Mitigation
|Description of call |
"Best-Practice Projects - Climate Change Mitigation"
"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.
|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|
A proposal may be submitted by any legal person registered in the European Union.
|Project Partner Details|| |
Partners are not mandatory. Transnational projects have priority.
|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|| |
There is no fixed minimum size for project budgets.
While large ambitious projects (i.e. over 5 million € total costs) have been financed several times in the past, small
projects (i.e. below 500 000 € total costs) have seldom succeeded due to the limited output and consequently the low added
|Submission||Applicants must submit their proposals to the Contracting Authority via eProposal|
For detailed information on LIFE national contact points, please follow this link.