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Call: Marine Strategy Framework Directive: Support to the preparation of the next 6-year cycle of implementation

Acronym DG Environment
Type of Fund Others
Description of programme
"Directorate-General for Environment"
The Directorate-General for Environment is the European Commission department responsible for EU policy on the environment. It aims to protect, preserve and improve the environment for present and future generations, proposing and implementing policies that ensure a high level of environmental protection and preserve the quality of life of EU citizens. It also makes sure that Member States apply EU environmental law correctly and represents the European Union in environmental matters at international meetings.
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Marine Strategy Framework Directive: Support to the preparation of the next 6-year cycle of implementation
Description of call
"Marine Strategy Framework Directive: Support to the preparation of the next 6-year cycle of implementation"
The purpose of this call for proposals is to support the preparation of the next 6-year cycle of Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) implementation through the marine strategies. This concerns, in particular:
  • the update of GES as well as the associated assessment of environmental status;
  • to analyse and tackle predominant pressures and impacts on marine waters;
  • to carry out economic and social analysis of the use of marine waters and costs of degradation of marine environment;
  • to contribute to the setting up of environmental targets to be reported to the Comission by 2024.
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Thematic Focus Research & Innovation, Technology Transfer & Exchange, Capacity Building, Cooperation Networks, Institutional Cooperation, Climate, Climate Change, Environment & Biodiversity, Agriculture & Forestry, Fishery, Food
Funding area EU Member States
United Kingdom
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
United Kingdom
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Public Services, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details
  • In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least 2 different legal entities;
  • The two legal entities should be established in at least two eligible countries.
Project duration min 12 months
Project duration max 24 months
Further info The starting date would be between January and June 2021
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details Total call budget: 4,7 million €
Amount per project: min. 400 000 € and max. 1 million €
The Commission expects to fund approximately between 5 and 10 proposals
Cofinancing rate: max. 80%
Submission Via email to:
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