Biodiversa+, the European Biodiversity Partnership under Horizon Europe is pleased to announce that it will soon launch a new transnational joint research call on the following topic: Improved transnational monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystem change for science and society.
This call will cover the following three non-exclusive research themes:
- Innovation and harmonisation of methods and tools for collection and management of biodiversity monitoring data*
- Addressing knowledge gaps on biodiversity status, dynamics, and trends to reverse biodiversity loss
- Making use of available biodiversity monitoring data*
*Czech applicants will probably be able to participate only in the first and third topic.
All environments (i.e. terrestrial, inland freshwater including wetlands, and marine) will be eligible.
The call is planned to be officially launched on 8 September 2022.
To be eligible, research consortia will have to include teams from a minimum of 3 countries participating in the call (including a minimum of two from EU Member States or EU Associated Countries).
A global budget of over 40 million euros has been provisionally reserved for the call and at this stage, the following 34 countries have expressed a preliminary interest in participating in the call:
Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Tunisia and Turkey.
Use the Biodiversa+ Partner Search Tool available here.