Call: Pilot Projects - Environment & Resource Efficiency
|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 |
"Priority area Environment and Resource Efficiency"
The priority area Environment and Resource Efficiency focuses on:
Pilot Projects - Environment & Resource Efficiency
of call |
"Pilot Projects - Environment & Resource Efficiency"
"Pilot projects" means projects that apply a technique or method that has not been applied or tested before, or elsewhere, that offer potential environmental or climate advantages compared to current best practice and that can subsequently be applied on a larger scale to similar situations.
|Link||Link to Call|
|Thematic Focus||Education, Energy, Innovation, Capacity Building, 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, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Public Services|
|Applicant details||Entities participating in the proposal 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. Transnational projects have priority though.
|Further info|| |
Applications will be submitted in two stages:
applicants will be notified and invited to submit full proposals in October 2019.
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| |
The maximum EU co-financing rate for "traditional" LIFE projects
is 55% of the total eligible project costs.
|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.