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BiodivRestore Call 2020 is open

BiodivERsA and Water JPI are pleased to announce that their transnational 2020-2021 joint Call on “Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity, including a focus on aquatic systems” is now open.

2020-2021 COFUND Call for Transnational Research Proposals on
“Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity, including a focus on aquatic systems”

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR) will support successful Czech applicants and their projects with the amount of 300 000 EUR. Both enterprises and research organizations can apply for TACR funding. Funding rules for the Czech applicants are defined by a funding programme PROSTŘEDÍ PRO ŽIVOT.

Call Themes

This call will cover the following three non-exclusive themes:

  • Studying the biological and biophysical processes at stake for conservation/restoration, and their interactions
  • Assessing trade-offs and synergies between targets, benefits and policies for conservation and restoration
  • Knowledge for improving the effectiveness and upscaling of conservation and restoration actions

This joint call includes a focus on freshwater aquatic systems but ALL ENVIRONMENTS (i.e. terrestrial, freshwater and marine) ARE ELIGIBLE.

Research teams will be invited to form transnational research consortia with eligible partners from minimum 3 countries participating in the call (including minimum two from EU Member States or EU Associated Countries).  

Confrmed list of participating countries

Austria, Belgium, Brazil*, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores), Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Tunisia

*Please, consult the FO rules document available at the bottom of the page for the information on the Brazilian States involved.

For more information visit www.waterjpi.eu, www.biodiversa.org or www.tacr.en.