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Cluster "Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment" 2021-2022

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The Work Programme 2021-2022 of the cluster “Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment“ includes calls for proposals worth ca. EUR 1,867.5 million [Note: calls only] and other activities amounting to EUR 53.67 million for the two-year period.

 

 

 

The destinations defined in the Strategic Plan (2021-2024) represent the priorities of the calls for proposals in the current Work Programme. Under each destination a number of calls are launched, which in turn contain the individual topics.

Below you will find the seven destinations contained in the Work Programme 2021-2022 and the associated calls:

Destination 1 – Biodiversity and ecosystem services: (budget: EUR 375.5 million)

  • Two calls in 2021 and 2022 each

Destination 2 – Fair, healthy and environment-friendly food systems from primary production to consumption (budget:  EUR 4.5 million)

  • One call in 2021 and two calls in 2022

Destination 3 – Circular economy and bioeconomy sectors (budget: ca. EUR 2 million)

  • One call in 2021 and two calls in 2022

Destination 4 Clean environment and zero pollution (budget: ca. EUR 116 million)

  • Two calls in 2021 and 2022 each

Destination 5Land, ocean and water for climate action (budget: ca. EUR 193 million)

  • One call in 2021 and 2022 each

Destination 6 – Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities (budget: ca. EUR 128 million)

  • One call in 2021 and two calls in 2022

Destination 7 Innovative governance, environmental observations and digital solutions in support of the Green Deal (budget: ca. EUR 370 million)

  • One call in 2021 and 2022 each

Only single stage calls are foreseen in 2021 in this cluster. Calls in 2022 include both single and two-stage procedures. The opening and closing dates of the calls are as follows:

  • Calls 2021: opening 22 June 2021, deadline 06 October 2021
  • Exception: Topic for the Biodiversity Partnership HORIZON-CL6-2021-BIODIV-02: opening 22 June 2021, deadline 22 July 2021
  • Calls 2022: opening 28 October 2021, deadline 15 February 2022 and 1 or 6 September 2022 for two-stage procedures

General information on the conditions of participation, eligibility, application and evaluation criteria can be found in the general annexes of the Work Programme and the programme guide (not yet published). Some specific conditions apply to individual topics, which you can find in the box under the respective topic title.

The application needs to be submitted via the Funding & Tenders Portal and requires prior registration.

Please note: All calls for proposals and documents are available in the Funding & Tenders Portal and only information given there is legally binding.

 

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