The dates for the call are tentative and are subject to change. The content will be further developed and finalised when the call opens.
Apply for funding for research and innovation projects on “Ecosystem Services”, with aquatic ecosystems as the focus, including inland surface water, groundwater, transitional and coastal water, and having water security on top of the objectives. The main applicant must be affiliated to a higher education institution, research institute, or government agency with a research assignment. Maximum funding is 300,000 € per proposal, or a maximum of 500,000 € per proposal if the Swedish applicant is also the project coordinator.
The general theme of the new call Water4All 2023 Joint Transnational Call is “Ecosystem Services”. Research and innovation proposals submitted under the Water4All 2023 Joint Transnational Call are required to address at least one of the following topics:
- Topic 1: Mapping, monitoring, and assessment for a better understanding of ecosystem services in a context of changes, from local to global change.
- Topic 2: Understanding and predicting multiple pressures (including anthropogenic pressures) – impact – response relationships in ecosystem services through advanced methods and techniques.
- Topic 3: New tools and solutions for a better integration of ecosystem services into the management of water resources.
More information about the call content, consortium composition and eligibility criteria will be published in the call-announcement early September.
Important dates (tentative):
- Call opening: 12 September 2023
- Submission deadline of preproposals: 13 November 2023, 15:00 CET
- Selection of preproposals: End of February 2024
- Submission deadline of full proposals: 29 April 2024, 15:00 CEST
- Selection of funded proposals: September 2024
- Projects start: End of 2024 or beginning of 2025
- Kick off meeting of the funded projects: Spring 2025
- For more information, please visit the Water4All website External link..
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