EaSI – EURES: Targeted Mobility Scheme "YOUR FIRST EURES JOB"

Budget: 7000000
Deadline Date: 07-10-2016

The objective of the call is to support the development of actions for the work placement of young EU citizens aged 18-35 in an EU EFTA/EEA territory country other than their country of residence and to help address mobility obstacles.

Statistics for Family Businesses

Deadline Date: 17-06-2015

Objective / Scene Setter:The aim of this call is to provide policy-makers and relevant stakeholders for credible, comparable and systematic information and indicators on the role of the family businesses in national economies and to offer usable and practical information to stakeholders for their decision making.

One step closer to the set-up of the European Fund for Strategic Investment

One step closer to the set-up of the European Fund for Strategic Investment

Media releaseOne step closer to the set-up of the European Fund for Strategic Investment29 April 2015On 29 April the European Parliament and the Council held their second political meeting to discuss the legislative proposal on the set up of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) that intends to bring an additional 315 billion euro in investments for jobs and growth.

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

Budget: EUR 4 000 000
Deadline Date: 09-07-2015

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations, in particularthose designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, aswell as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relations institutions and practicesacross the EU and dissemination of results.

Frequently asked questions - Galileo, the EU

Frequently asked questions - Galileo, the EU

Why is satellite navigation important to the EU?

Information, consultation and participation of representatives of undertakings

Deadline Date: 22-06-2015

For the financial year 2015 the following objectives may be supported under this Call forProposals:a) to promote actions designed to prepare the setting up of transnational information,consultation and participation bodies and mechanisms arising from the application of EUlaw on employee involvement;b) to promote the exchange of information and good practice aimed at creatingfavourable conditions for the setting up of national information, consultation andparticipation bodies and mechanisms arising from the application of EU law on employeeinvolvement;c) to promote action aiming to familiarize the social partners and actors at company levelwith the content of EU law on transnational employee involvement and to enable them toexercise their rights and their duties in this regard;d) to promote initiatives to strengthen transnational cooperation between workers' andemployers' representatives in respect of information, consultation, and participation ofemployees within companies operating in more than one Member State;e) to promote transnational actions involving representatives of the new Member Statesand of Candidate Countries in the field of employee involvement;f) to promote action aiming to familiarize the actors represented at company level withtransnational company agreements and to strengthen their cooperation within theEuropean Union;g) to promote operations fostering the development of employee involvement inundertakings (also, when necessary, taking into account possible specific needs ofemployees with disabilities) as well as to follow up on the findings of the "Fitness check"on EU acts in the area of Information and Consultation of Workers;h) to promote innovative actions relating to employee involvement, with the view ofsupporting the anticipation of change and the prevention and resolution of disputes in thecontext of corporate restructuring, mergers, take-overs and relocation in Union scaleundertakings and groups of undertakings;i) to strengthen cooperation between the social partners for the development of employeeinvolvement in the design of solutions addressing the consequences of the economiccrisis, such as collective redundancies, or the need for a shift towards an inclusive,sustainable, and low-carbon economy;5j) to develop expertise across Member States, promoting cooperation between relevantAuthorities and stakeholders and fostering relations with the Union Institutions so as tosupport the implementation and improve the effectiveness of EU law on employeeinvolvement.

EaSI-EURES: Targeted Mobility Scheme - Your first EURES job

Deadline Date: 26-06-2015

Selected projects in the framework of this call for proposals should support and finance the following groups:„h young people (aged 18-35) willing to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship and move to another Member State;„h employers and SMEs in particular when these provide an integration programme for their newly-recruited young mobile workers, trainees or apprentices.

EU Prize for Women Innovators

Budget: €180,000
Deadline Date: 20-10-2015

Europe urgently needs more innovators to stay competitive in the coming decades and to spur economic growth.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Budget: €6,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-06-2015

SpecificChallenge:Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a mobility scheme that allows potential or newly established entrepreneurs to spend a period of time collaborating with an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country.

Support for social dialogue

Deadline Date: 15-06-2015

OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industryand sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of theEuropean Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its differentdimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action.

Information and training measures for workers

Budget: EUR 3 797 000
Deadline Date: 08-05-2015

OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

Daphne call – Transnational projects on violence against women, young people and children linked to harmful practices

Budget: EUR 4.500.000
Deadline Date: 03-06-2015

The priority of the call will be to combat and prevent violence linked to harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation, forced or early marriage or forced sexual relationships, and so-called "honour crimes" committed against women, young people and children.

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

Budget: €21,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Stepping up EU research and innovation cooperation in the water areaSpecific challenge: Water-related research and innovation is fragmented at EU level and dispersed at national level in several ministries, universities, agencies, regional governments and programmes.

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

Budget: €75,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Demonstration/pilot activitiesSpecific challenge:One of the main factors hampering the market uptake of innovative solutions in the field of water is the lack of real scale demonstration of their long term viability.

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

Budget: €21,000,000
Deadline Date: 23-04-2015

International cooperation in aeronautics with ChinaSpecific challenge: In order to leverage resources, mitigate risks and establish long term relationships, the European aeronautics sector should identify topics of common interest and mutual benefit with other regions of the world, in particular where these address societal challenges such as a worldwide safe and environmental-friendly air transport system, common standards (including for environmental aspects) and win-win situations for technological development.

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

Budget: €144,500,000
Deadline Date: 23-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 15-10-2015

Enhancing resource efficiency of aviationSpecific challenge: Aviation has an important impact on the environment and EU citizens due to emissions such as greenhouse gas (CO2), pollutants (NOx), particulate matter (e.

Support to innovation, human resources, policy and international cooperation

Budget: €14,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Innovative procurement pilot action in the field of scientific instrumentationSpecific challenge: Europe has not always exploited the strong innovation potential that research infrastructures have towards their supplier industry.

Developing new world-class research infrastructures

Budget: €6,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Preparatory Phase of ESFRI projectsSpecific challenge: The ESFRI roadmap, updated periodically, identifies the needs of the European scientific community in terms of research infrastructures.

Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials

Budget: €116,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

ERA for Climate ServicesScope: Proposals should pool the necessary financial resources from the participating national (or regional) research programmes with a view to implementing a joint call for proposals with EU co-funding resulting in grants to third parties.

Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials

Budget: €50,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Improving the air quality and reducing the carbon footprint of European citiesSpecific challenge:The majority of the European population lives in urban environments where citizens are frequently exposed to levels of air pollutants exceeding the limit values established by the European directives.

Energy Efficiency Research & Innovation

Budget: €21,850,000 H2020-EE-2015-2-RIA
Deadline Date: 04-06-2015

Demand response in blocks of buildingsSpecific challenge:demand response enables end users to participate actively in energy markets and profit from optimal price conditions, making the grid (heat, cold, electricity) more efficient and contributing to the integration of renewable energy sources.

Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake

Budget: €54,300,000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2015

Increasing energy performance of existing buildings through process and organisation innovations and creating a market for deep renovationSpecificchallenge: The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive contain provisions to increase renovation rates, especially for public buildings.

Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake PDA

Budget: €5,000,000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2015

Project development assistance for innovative bankable and aggregated sustainable energy investment schemes and projectsSpecific challenge:Significant efforts are required to mobilise all relevant stakeholders, draw up investment inventories, develop feasibility studies, financial engineering instruments, and to address legal and procurement issues.

NEW FORMS OF INNOVATION

Budget: €13,470,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Innovative schemes for open innovation and science 2.

New forms of innovation

Budget: €9,200,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

ICT-enabled open governmentSpecific challenge:Public administrations need to address the new challenges posed by the evolution of society.

CLUSTER GO INTERNATIONAL

Budget: €3.750.000
Deadline Date: 31-03-2015

ObjectiveThe main objective of the action is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across borders and sectorial boundaries and to support the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnership to lead international cluster cooperation in fields of strategic interest - notably in support of the development of emerging industries.

The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe

Budget: €9,450,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Topic: Lifelong learning for young adults: better policies for growth and inclusion in EuropeSpecific challenge: It is obvious that investing appropriately in lifelong learning will contribute to overcoming the economic and social crisis and meeting the Europe 2020 targets on employment, poverty reduction, education, sustainability, innovation.

Innovation ecosystems of digital cultural assets

Budget: €10,000,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Specific Challenge:The digital age has revolutionised our habits, behaviours and expectations.

Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Raw materials partnerships

Budget: €4,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Specific Challenge:The complexity and heterogeneity of waste streams require coordination and networking between researchers, entrepreneurs and public authorities to harmonise technologies, processes and services, to profit from benchmarking, sharing best practices, and gender mainstreaming, and to use or develop standards.

Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

Budget: €54,000,000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Eco-innovative solutionsSpecific challenge:The growing waste produced in Europe, particularly in urban areas, where the vast majority of the world population are expected to live by 2050, represents a cost for society and a burden on the environment and, at the same time, a valuable stock of resources that can be exploited.

SMART CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Budget: €107,180,000
Deadline Date: 05-05-2015

Topic: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projectsSpecific Challenge: The EU policy and regulatory framework in the sectors of energy, transport and ICT supports the development of sectoral solutions, i.

Overcoming the Crisis: New Ideas, Strategies and Governance Structures for Europe

Budget: €12,000,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Specific challenge: Public sector innovation and the modernisation of public administrations are considered as important underlying factors for economic growth[1] and also contribute to competitiveness.

ERA-NET on Smart Urban Futures

Budget: €5,000,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Specific challenge: European cities are very important in policies aiming to create growth, jobs and a sustainable future.

Establishing a network on quality a and cost-effectiveness in long-term care and dependency prevention

Budget: 1,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 31-03-2015

The purpose of this call is to bring together institutions that can develop solid evidence on the costeffectiveness of investments in a wide range of measures to reduce the gap between the need for,and supply of, long-term care, including prevention, rehabilitation, assistive technologies and agefriendlyenvironments as well as a more efficient organisation of care systems (notably throughbetter coordination of the different actors involved in providing care).

Projects to support judicial cooperation in civil or criminal matters

Budget: The indicative available budget is: - judicial cooperation in civil matters: EUR 4 800 000 - judicial cooperation in criminal matters: EUR 3 300 000
Deadline Date: 11-03-2015

The proposals in the area of judicial cooperation in civil matters shall focus on thefollowing priorities:a) to contribute to the correct and consistent implementation of the followinginstruments:- Regulation (EU) No1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement ofjudgments in civil and commercial matters (recast)- Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 concerning divorce and parental custody matters,"Brussels IIa Regulation"- Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition andenforcement of decisions and cooperation in matters relating to maintenanceobligations- The 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and OtherForms of Family Maintenance and its Protocol on the Law Applicable to MaintenanceObligations;- Council Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010 implementing enhanced cooperation in thearea of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation- Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition andenforcement of decisions and acceptance and enforcement of authentic instruments inmatters of successions and on the creation of a European Certificate of Succession- Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civilmattersTo this aim, the call will fund activities on data collection, surveys and research; mutuallearning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practiceswhich may be transferable to other participating countries; and dissemination andawareness raising activities.

Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities

Budget: €17,500,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Topic: Enabling Innovation - Creating Impact from Social Sciences and HumanitiesSSH disciplines have a significant potential to foster inclusive, innovative and reflective societies and help all forms of innovation transform European economies and societies.

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY

Budget: €189,470,000
Deadline Date: 05-05-2015

Topic:Market uptake of existing and emerging renewable electricity, heating and cooling technologiesSpecific challenge:The legal framework established by the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC, 'RES Directive')) sets binding targets for all Member States to contribute to the overall 20% target for renewable energy in the EU final energy consumption by 2020, and the 'Energy Roadmap 2050' shows that renewables will have to play a much greater role in all future scenarios beyond 2020.

Europe as a global actor

Budget: €10,350,000
Deadline Date: 12-05-2015

Topic:Enhancing and focusing research and innovation cooperation with the Union’s key international partner countries - proposals targeting Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, Ukrainelease note that this topic is for proposals targeting Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa and Ukraine ONLY.

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY

Budget: €93,000,000
Deadline Date: 05-05-2015

Topic:Demonstration of renewable electricity and heating/cooling technologiesIn 2015,the following technology-specific challenges have to be addressed:Photovoltaics:PV integrated in the built environment –Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems will become essential elements in future net zero energy buildings provided a number of challenges are solved, e.

EUROPE AS A GLOBAL ACTOR

Budget: €25,000,000
Deadline Date: 28-05-2015

Topic:Europe's contribution to a value-based global order and its contestantsSpecific challenge:The notion of and access to global justice have been at the centre of many debates about the objectives and legitimacy of global governance and international law.

Commission announces winners of European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-2015

Commission announces winners of European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-2015

EU Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella announced the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2014-15 at an evening ceremony last night.

Investment Plan for Europe: what are the investment needs for transport?

Speech by Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for TransportCommittee on Transport and Tourism, European ParliamentMister Chair, Honourable members, Ladies and gentlemenThis is a real pleasure to be here with you this morning.

Q&A on the

Q&A on the "Partnership Agreements" between the European Commission and the EU Member States on European Structural and Investment Fund investments for 2014-2020

A new set of rules and legislation governing the 2014-2020 round of EU investments came into force in December 2013.

Daphne call - Transnational projects linked to children as victims of bullying

Budget: EUR 1.500.000
Deadline Date: 10-03-2015

Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of rights of the child.

Nanomedicine therapy for cancer

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Promising pre-clinical nano-medicine proof-of-concepts have been developed for the therapy of cancer, but their translation into clinical therapies remains a major challenge.

Biomaterials for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:An estimated 7.

Materials innovations for optimisation of cooling in power plants

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Currently, power generation requires enormous amounts of cooling water, ranking second to the volume of water used for agriculture.

Extended in-service service of advanced functional materials in energy technologies (capture, conversion, storage and/or transmission of energy)

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Functional materials are enabling the large scale market penetration of secure, sustainable and affordable energy based on low-carbon, decentralised power generation.

Materials for severe operating conditions, including added-value functionalities

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:The need to develop materials which can perform well in severe operating environments is increasing with advances in technology and requirements for higher efficiency in all areas such as manufacturing, energy, transport and communications, deep-sea technologies etc.

Fibre-based materials for non-clothing applications

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:New approaches to improve the functionality of materials are important for the sustainable development of Europe's competitiveness.

Novel materials by design for substituting critical materials

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Many technologies with significant socio-economic benefits face material requirements that are, or may be, problematic due to their instable, insecure or price-volatile supply.

Low-energy solutions for drinking water production

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Low-energy solutions are badly needed for water softening and especially for water desalination.

Increasing the capacity to perform nano-safety assessment

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:Systems biology, high throughput screening and toxicogenomics approaches have the potential to revolutionise how chemical substances, including nanomaterials, are assessed for regulatory and risk management purposes.

Next generation tools for risk governance of nanomaterials

Budget: €148,370,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Specific challenge:The conventional risk assessment approach, i.

Integration of novel nano materials into existing production lines

Budget: €64,430,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Specific challenge:Nanomaterials are intended to improve the performance of existing production technologies, and to give new functionalities to products, such as lightweight solutions for transportation and construction, enhanced properties for packaging materials and processes, decreased wear and friction of yarns, enhanced electrical performance and reliability and high-performance thermal insulation and UV shielding fibrous materials (e.

Manufacturing and control of nanoporous materials

Budget: €64,430,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Specific challenge:There is a constantly growing interest in nanostructured porous materials, thanks to the many applications that can benefit from controlled porosity at the nanoscale.

Novel nanomatrices and nanocapsules

Budget: €64,430,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Specific challenge:Encapsulation technologies have been widely used for a long time in the pharmaceutical industry for drug delivery applications.

Additive manufacturing for tabletop nanofactories

Budget: €64,430,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Specific challenge:Additive manufacturing (AM) delivers a new manufacturing paradigm: it makes the rapid, distributive manufacture of complex objects possible, and has the potential to reduce waste.

ERA-NET on Materials (including Materials for Energy)

Budget: €12,750,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Budget: €28,840,000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Topic:New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnologySpecific challenge:One of the greatest challenge facing the biotechnology community today is to be able to make use of the vast and dynamic influx of "omics" data.

Applications in Satellite Navigation-Galileo-2015

Budget: €25,000,000
Deadline Date: 08-04-2015

Topic:EGNSS applicationsSpecific challenge:European society and industry are facing new challenges, requiring more innovation, productivity and competitiveness, whilst using fewer resources and reducing environmental impact.

LEIT-Space-Competitivenessof the European Space Sector-2015

Budget: €39,000,000
Deadline Date: 08-04-2015

Topic:Technologies for European non-dependence and competitivenessSpecific challenge:The space sector is a strategic asset contributing to the independence, security and prosperity of Europe and its role in the world.

Earth Observation-2015-LEIT SPACE

Budget: €25,000,000
Deadline Date: 08-04-2015

Topic:Bringing EO applications to the market Specific challenge:If space investments made in earth observation are to generate economic return, it is essential that EO products and information generation are taken out of the research environment and products are put into the market.

Passive means to reduce the impact of Space Debris

Budget: €6,500,000
Deadline Date: 08-04-2015

Specific Challenge:Reducing the impact of collisions between active satellites and orbital debris is a challenge that needs to be addressed at multiple levels.

ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Budget: €20,000,000
Deadline Date: 01-10-2015

ObjectivesFrontier research often generates unexpected or new opportunities for commercial or societal application.

ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs (I4MS)

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:For Europe's competitiveness in manufacturing, it is crucial that advances in ICT are taken up in engineering and manufacturing "at large" as soon as they have the appropriate maturity level.

Manufacturing of custom made parts for personalised products

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 05-11-2014

Specific challenge:The manufacturing of customised products (e.

Flexible production systems based on integrated tools for rapid reconfiguration of machinery and robots

Budget: 143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Easy and fast reconfigurable machinery and robots are essential to answer to the increasing need for highly complex products and to react to rapid changes in market demands.

Industrial technologies for advanced joining and assembly processes for multi-materials

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Multi-material design of components and structures provides an opportunity to develop products which are able to operate under more exigent requests demanded by market and society such as increased strength-to-weight ratio, multi-functionality, highly aggressive environments and low carbon footprint.

Re-use and remanufacturing technologies and equipment for sustainable product lifecycle management

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:In order to increase the competitiveness of EU industry and reduce the environmental footprint, manufacturing industries should develop innovative technologies and approaches to manufacture added-value products with fewer resources and to ensure a sustainable product life cycle based on reuse and re-manufacturing methods and technologies.

Integrated design and management of production machinery and processes

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Production quality significantly depends on the ambient conditions and the process parameters.

Innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level

Budget: €62,480,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:The development of sustainable solutions for refurbishment of buildings and their proper integration at district level requires major innovations in the design tools, construction methods and management practices, including socio-economic aspects and innovative financing instruments.

Integrated solutions of thermal energy storage for building applications

Budget: €62,480,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Storage plays a pivotal role in synchronising energy demand and supply, both on a short and long term (seasonal) basis.

New tools and methodologies to reduce the gap between predicted and actual energy performances at the level of buildings and blocks of buildings

Budget: €62,480,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:The monitoring of real energy use in energy-efficient buildings frequently shows major differences with respect to the predicted performance.

Integrated approach to retrofitting of residential buildings

Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Europe is facing the challenge of deep rehabilitation of residential buildings (including buildings of historic value) while lowering the costs of refurbishment.

New adaptable catalytic reactor methodologies for Process Intensification

Budget: €75,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:The reduction of the number of steps and unit operations in industrial processes is a key factor in achieving process intensification, improving the efficiency in the use of resources, and reducing the impact on the environment.

Energy and resource management systems for improved efficiency in the process industries

Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:manufacturing sustainability has been improved considerably in environmental, economic and social terms, by sharing resources (e.

Recovery technologies for metals and other minerals

Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Metals and other minerals, such as non-ferrous and ferrous metals, ceramics, glass, cement and chemicals are utilised in numerous applications in many industrial sectors.

Solids handling for intensified process technology

Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Decentralised on-site plants and modular approaches towards small- and medium-scale production will play a significant role in tomorrow’s process industry.

National or transnational projects to support victims of violence and crime

Budget:  DAP-Daphne: 4 500 000 EUR  ACC-Access to justice: 1 000 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 10-02-2015

This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2014 annual work programmesof the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme)and of the JusticeProgramme.

EU invests €647 million in key energy infrastructure

EU invests €647 million in key energy infrastructure

Member States agreed to allocate €647 million to support key priority infrastructure projects.

Erasmus+ KA2 - Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth (all)

Budget: 1 507 300 000
Deadline Date: 30-04-2015

Strategic Partnerships offer the opportunity to organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth, as well as enterprises, public authorities, civil society organisations active in different socio-economic sectors to cooperate in order to implement innovative practices leading to high quality teaching, training, learning and youth work, institutional modernisation and societal innovation.

Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (KA2) — COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES Knowledge alliances, sector skills alliances

Deadline Date: 26-02-2015

Knowledge Alliances are transnational, structured and result-driven projects, notably between higher education and business.

Erasmus+ KA2 — Capacity building in the field of youth

Deadline Date: 03-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 02-09-2015
Programme: 4

Capacity Building projects are transnational cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations active in the field of youth in Programme and Partner Countries.

Erasmus+ Programme KA3 –Meeting between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth

Deadline Date: 04-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 30-04-2015
Programme: 4

This Action promotes the active participation of young people in democratic life and fosters debate around topicscentred on the themes and priorities set by the Structured Dialogue and the renewed political framework in theyouth field.

Turkey joins COSME, the EU’s programme for SME financing

Turkey joins COSME, the EU’s programme for SME financing

Today, Turkey and the European Commission signed an agreement for Turkey to join the EU's Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Programme (COSME).

Customised and low power computing

Budget: €561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: A key structural change overtaking computing is the move towards a low-power computing continuum spanning embedded systems, mobile devices, desktops, data centres, etc.

Boosting public sector productivity and innovation through cloud computing services

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: Cloud computing has the potential to reduce the IT expenditure of the public sector across Europe, while at the same time improving the scope for flexible high-quality new services.

Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation

Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The challenge is to harness the collaborative power of ICT networks (networks of people, of knowledge, of sensors) to create collective and individual awareness about the multiple sustainability threats which our society is facing nowadays at social, environmental and political levels.

Integrating experiments and facilities in FIRE+

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The validation of research results in large-scale, real life experimental infrastructures is essential for the design and deployment of products, applications and services on the Future Internet.

Big data - research

Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Technologies for creative industries, social media and convergence

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The demand is growing for high-quality content and new user experiences.

Technologies for better human learning and teaching

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The development and integration of robust and fit-for-purpose digital technologies for learning are crucial to boost the market for and innovation in educational technologies.

Robotics

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge:Continuous and consistent support to roadmap-based research will be essential to attain a world-leading position in the robotics market.

Generic micro- and nano-electronic technologies

Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The objective is to keep Europe's position at the forefront of advanced micro- and nano-electronic technologies developments.

Photonics KET

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: Further major S&T progress and R&I investments are required for sustaining Europe's industrial competitiveness and leadership in photonic market sectors where Europe is strong.

Cross-cutting ICT KETs

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: Europe is facing fierce global competition to maintain its technological leadership in KETs.

Internet of Things and Platforms for Connected Smart Objects

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The evolution of the Internet of Things embedded in Smart Environments and Platforms forming a web of "everythings" has been identified as one of the next big concepts to support societal changes and economic growth at an annual rate estimated at 20%.

Pre-commercial procurement open to all areas of public interest requiring new ICT solutions

Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: This specific challenge addresses the lack of public demand driven innovation in Europe needed to close the gap between supply and demand for innovative ICT solutions.

International partnership building and support to dialogues with high income countries

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge: The challenge is to provide for discussions with third countries on areas of common interest and to provide support to collaboration within the ICT research and innovation domains.

International partnership building in low and middle income countries

Budget: 561,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2015

Specific Challenge:To reinforce cooperation and strategic partnership with selected countries and regions in areas of mutual interest.

Facilitating EU transnational tourism flows for seniors and young people in the low and medium seasons

Budget: €1,800,000
Deadline Date: 15-01-2015

ObjectiveThe main aim of this call is to strengthen competitiveness of the European tourism sector by encouraging the extension of the tourism season and by increasing internal mobility of seniors and young people.

National or transnational e-Justice projects

Budget: 2 755 000
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

This call for proposals aims at contributing to achieving the objectives of the European e-Justice Strategy 2014-20183.

National or transnational projects aimimg to promote Union citizenship policies

Budget: 1 500 000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

This call for proposals will support projects promoting Union citizenship, in particularfacilitating the exercise of the right to free movement and the electoral rights derivingfrom the citizenship.

Promoting the contribution of private savings to pension adequacy

Budget: 1000000
Deadline Date: 23-12-2014

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support cross-border cooperation of pension andfinancial service-providers as well as relevant stakeholders with a view to raising the qualityof supplementary pension schemes and their contribution to secure incomes in retirement.

Erasmus+ programme Key Action 1 (KA1) — Learning mobility of individuals Large-scale European voluntary service events

Budget: 1, 507,300,000 Erasmus+
Deadline Date: 03-04-2015

This Action aims to support large-scale volunteering projects (involving at least 30 EVS volunteers) in the framework of European or worldwide events in the field of youth, culture and sport (e.

Mobility of individuals in the field of education and training

Deadline Date: 04-03-2015

MOBILITY PROJECT FOR VET LEARNERS AND STAFFThis mobility project can comprise one or more of the following activities:earners' mobility: a VET traineeship abroad for up to 12 months.

Delivering EU cohesion policy reform: regions and cities concerned by delays and rules

Delivering EU cohesion policy reform: regions and cities concerned by delays and rules

The Committee of the Regions Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy (COTER) met jointly with the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development (REGI) to discuss problems and opportunities emerging from the implementation of the reform of EU regional policy adopted last year.

Call for proposals for ERC Starting Grant

Budget: €430,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-02-2015

ObjectivesERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme.

Transnational projects on children's rights in judicial proceedings – Action grants 2014

Budget: 700.000
Deadline Date: 11-12-2014

The projects should include interactive activities (such as mock trials/moot courts) thatallow secondary school students or assimilated to understand their rights, with some degree of customisation for each participating country to take account of the nationalcontext, and taking account of relevant EU legislation and the Council of EuropeGuidelines on child-friendly justice.

Transnational projects to build capacity for professionals in the area of rights of the child – Action Grants 2014

Budget: 700.000
Deadline Date: 15-01-2015

The projects should include interactive activities (such as mock trials/moot courts) thatallow secondary school students or assimilatedto understand their rights, with somedegree of customisation for each participating country to take account of the nationalcontext, and taking account of relevant EU legislation and the Council of EuropeGuidelines on child-friendly justice.

Project(s) for a web-based platform on female genital mutilation – Action grants 2014

Budget: 900.000
Deadline Date: 08-01-2015

The development and maintenance of an online platform including:(a) e-learning course on the different aspects of FGMSpecific objective: upon completing the course, those who have followed it should havean in-depth factual knowledge of FGM.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - ECPMF2014 European Centre for Press and Media Freedom

The 2013 call invited proposals that address violations of media freedom and pluralismby providing practical support to journalists.

Developing new world-class research infrastructures Individual implementation and operation of ESFRI projects

Budget: €97,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-01-2015

Specific challenge: The research infrastructures identified in the ESFRI roadmap or in the European strategy for particle physics have benefitted from EU support for their preparatory phase.

New professions and skills for e-infrastructures

Budget: €2,500,000
Deadline Date: 14-01-2015

Specific challenge: The changing methods of (digital) science and research require that researchers, professors and students receive adequate support in computing and networking, as well as in handling, analysing and storing large amounts of digital content.

Call for proposals to identify and implement novel ways to highlight the work funded by the ERC and reach out a wider public - Coordination and Support Action

Budget: €1,600,000
Deadline Date: 16-12-2014

The ERC wishes to support an ambitious series of communication actions to promote and raise awareness of ERC-funded projects and results across Europe to as wide an audience as possible, including: scientists, students, media, policy-makers, the business community and the general public.

Direct Support to Micro-projects for Poverty Alleviation and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs Mauritius

Budget: 53,000,000 (MUR)
Deadline Date: 21-11-2014

and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs’Within this context, the current Call focuses on eight specific objectives as follows: education of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; and, social welfare of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised.

Justice Programme & REC Programme – Framework Partnership Agreements 2015-2017 & Operating Grants 2015

Budget: 6 980 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 14-11-2014

ESTABLISHMENT OF THREE-YEARFRAMEWORK PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTSWITH EU-LEVEL NETWORKS&OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2015IN THE AREAS OF▪ JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINALMATTERS▪ ACCESS TO JUSTICE▪ DAPHNE – COMBATING VIOLENCE▪ RIGHTS OF THE CHILD▪ RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, HOMOPHOBIA AND OTHER FORMSOF INTOLERANCE▪ NON-DISCRIMINATION▪ RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES▪ EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MENThe proposals submitted under this call will be evaluated as follows:The Commission will evaluate the documentation relevant to the network's three-yearaction plan for 2015-2017.

Investment made by regions and cities to match EU structural funds should be excluded from the Growth and Stability Pact calculations

Investment made by regions and cities to match EU structural funds should be excluded from the Growth and Stability Pact calculations

The Bureau of the Committee of the Regions adopted a declaration in Turin on 12 September urging European institutions and national governments to ensure the full mobilisation of EU cohesion policy investment by excluding national and regional co-financing from the deficit calculations under the Growth and Stability Pact.

What is the EU Youth Guarantee?

What is the EU Youth Guarantee?

How serious a problem is youth unemployment and inactivity in the EU?

Youth Guarantee: progress and achievements of 18 pilot projects

Youth Guarantee: progress and achievements of 18 pilot projects

he European Commission is meeting with the coordinators of 18

EU project hunts for natural substitutes to synthetics

EU project hunts for natural substitutes to synthetics

The EU-funded AGROCOS project is foraging through the plant world for natural substitutes to synthetic ingredients currently used in cosmetics, and in agrochemical products such as insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.

Strengthening of external auditing capacities Albania

Budget: 2,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 07-11-2014

Objectives-Overall Objective(s): Contribute to the effective, efficient, transparent and accountableuse of public funds- Project purpose: Improve external auditing capacities according to EU good practicesand to INTOSAI standards.

Support for Production and Dissemination of Audio-Visual Programmes about EU integration process of Albania

Budget: 100,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 03-11-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to an improved quality of information ofAlbanian citizens on EU policies and their relevance vis-à-vis their daily life as well as vis-à-vis the EUperspective of the country as such, especially in light of Albania being a candidate country.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-EID)

Budget: 25 000 000
Deadline Date: 13-01-2015

EIDs have the objective of training highly-skilled researchers and stimulating entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation in Europe.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-EJD)

Budget: 28 000 000
Deadline Date: 13-01-2015

European Joint Doctorates (EJD)EJDs have the objective of promoting international, intersectoral and multi/inter-disciplinary collaboration in doctoral-level training in Europe through the creation of joint doctoral programmes, leading to thedelivery of joint, double or multiple doctoral degrees (*).

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN)

Budget: 370,000,000
Deadline Date: 13-01-2015

European Training Networks (ETN)ETNs are multi-partner research training networks and must be composedof at least three beneficiaries established in at least three different EU Member States or Associated Countries.

Commissioner Piebalgs signs Development programmes for 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

Commissioner Piebalgs signs Development programmes for 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and representatives from 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, have co-signed the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) under the 11thEuropean Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Apia (Samoa), for a total amount of €339 million.

Support for social protection reforms

Budget: 2,500,000
Deadline Date: 31-10-2014

ObjectivesSocial protection systems in the EU differ significantly in the level, composition and type of spending,their sources of financing, and the outcomes they achieve.

Nominate your favourite European Web Entrepreneur for a europioneers Award

Nominate your favourite European Web Entrepreneur for a europioneers Award

Who will become this year’s most successful European Web Entrepreneur?

Towards a Future Free From Domestic Violence Barbados

Budget: 630,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 28-01-2015

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are to: 1) Prevent domestic violence through gender-sensitive early and continuous education, behavioural change and rehabilitation of perpetrators; 2) Strengthen safety nets for victims of domestic violence, including legal protection.

Strengthening of the National Statistical System in Armenia II

Budget: 1,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 27-10-2014

Nature of activities, geographical area and project duration(a) The project overall objective is to support the upgrade of official statistics of Armenia byintroducing enhanced dissemination of official statistics and new compilation methodologiesclosely aligned to European standards.

Support for Afghan Uprooted People

Budget: 9,750,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 12-10-2014

The global objective of the programme is to contribute to the protection and successfulreintegration of uprooted Afghans in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, and the specific objective is toimprove the conditions for voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Iran andsustainable economic and social integration of returnees and IDPs in Afghanistan.

Support to the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azer-baijan for further adherence of the higher education system to the European Higher Education Area (AZ-ad-EHEA)

Budget: 1,300,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 24-10-2014

The project is designed with an emphasis on the policy level of EHEA reforms and the neces-sary architecture (legislation, policy tools and steering and implementation mechanisms andbodies).

“Support to the Strengthening of the Commissioner for Human rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan”

Budget: 1,360,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 24-10-2014

The overall objective of this Twinning project is to promote independent, national, non-judicialmechanisms for the protection of Human rights in Azerbaijan.

NIGER DELTA SUPPORT PROGRAMME (NDSP) - COMPONENT 3 (WATER & SANITATION)

Thespecific objectiveof this Call for Proposals isto improve access to sustainable water supply, sanitation and hygiene services delivery in urban areas and small towns of the five Niger Delta States of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo and Rivers and to mitigate environmental pollution and poor water quality in the Niger Delta region.

Call for proposals - Projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime – Action grants 2014

Budget: 2 000 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 13-10-2014

The main priority of this call for proposals is to contribute to the correct implementationof the following instruments:- Directive 2010/64 on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings;- Directive 2012/13 on the right to information in criminal proceedings;- Directive 2013/48 on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings.

Call for proposals - Projects to support European judicial training – Action grants 2014

Budget: EUR 5 million
Deadline Date: 17-11-2014

The proposals under this call shall focus on the following priorities: Civil law Criminal law Fundamental rights Other topicsProposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of European judicialtraining.

Call for proposals - Projects to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance – Action grants 2014

Budget: 5 350 000EUR
Deadline Date: 12-11-2014

The proposals under this call shall focus on the priorities described below: Best practices to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobiaand other forms of intolerance (BEST) Monitoring and reporting on hate crime and on-line hate speech (HATE)Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU to prevent and combat racism,xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance.

Call for proposals - Drugs policy initiatives – Action grants 2014

Budget: 2 509 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 05-11-2014

The proposals under this call shall focus on the priorities described below: New psychoactive substances: to support the implementation of EU legislationon new psychoactive substances by improving the capacity to identify and assessnew psychoactive substances, to respond effectively to the rapid spread of suchsubstances across the EU, by reducing the availability of harmful substances,monitoring the extent and patterns of use of such substances, and by sharing bestpractices on prevention; Rehabilitation: to develop and share innovative approaches aimed at preventingrelapse and models of good practice for reintegration and rehabilitation of (long-term) drug users, including those released from prison, inter alia by exploringalternatives to coercive sanctions; Best practices: to exchange best practices on cooperation between publicauthorities involved in drug related services, including at local or regional level,and civil society, to ensure that drug supply and demand reduction activities arejoined up, with a view to enhancing the effectiveness of prevention, harmreduction and law enforcement activities to help prevent and reduce the numberof drug-related offences; Civil society: to support the involvement of civil society in the implementation ofthe objectives of the EU Drug Strategy 2013-2020 and of the specific actionsunder the EU Drugs Action Plan 2013-2016, with a view to helping reduce thenegative consequences of illicit drugs on individuals and society.

EU to provide new funding to counter organised crime and drug trafficking

EU to provide new funding to counter organised crime and drug trafficking

The European Commission will provide additional funding for the Airport Communication Project (AIRCOP) to disrupt the illegal networks that are disseminating drugs and other illicit products through smarter, more effective, well-connected and intelligence led counter-narcotic activities of participating airports.

EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big data

EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big data

Every single minute, the world generates 1.

Financial contributions to the functioning of a Union-level consumer organisation

Budget: EUR 1.400.000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014

Objective: Operating grants can be awarded to non-governmental, non-profit-making, independent of industry, commercial and business or other conflicting interests to improve consumers' education, information and awareness.

Prevention of Corruption and Promotion of Ethics Grant Scheme (PCP) Turkey

Budget: 500,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 13-10-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals isto increase awareness in Turkish society on anti-corruption issues and ethical behavior.

Call for proposals - Fiber to the Home - FTTH 2014

Connected for Health: Well-Being and Healthcare Solutions in Open Access FTTH Networks.

Pilot Project - Open knowledge technologies: Mapping and validating knowledge - ECOKT2014

The aim of the pilot is to develop and demonstrate a European-wide learning technology system to support effective (re)-training.

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Demostration Projects Jordan

Budget: 6,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 07-10-2014

The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:The demonstrate on real cases the technical and economical feasibility of renewable energy and energy efficiency investments on pilots aiming at the improvement of energy performances at minimal cost.

Civil Service Modernisation in the Republic of Moldova in line with EU best practices

Budget: 1,300,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 03-10-2014

The overall objective is to contribute to the strengthening of the capacities of civil servants in Republic of Moldova, according the standards of the EU, by improving the quality of the training and other professional development activities.

EU project helps monitor the environment around you

EU project helps monitor the environment around you

Do you want to track how much ozone, black carbon and other pollutants you are exposed to when out cycling or walking?

Cluster Excellence Programme

Budget: 1250000
Deadline Date: 29-10-2014

The overall objective of this Call for proposals is to pursue the EU efforts aimed tostrengthen cluster management excellence in the EU as a way to provide moreprofessional business services to European SMEs through clusters and thereforecontribute to the development of more world-class clusters in the EU.

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases. Prevention and treatment of lung diseases

Budget: €29,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge: The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases will focus its 2015 call for implementation science proposals on lung diseases.

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA NET Collaboration and alignment of national programmes and activities in the area of brain-related diseases and disorders of the nervous system

Budget: €29,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge:The challenges in the areas of brain-related diseases can only be met by an effective cooperation at transnational level avoiding the duplication of efforts, ensuring the availability of critical mass, efficiently using available resources, exchanging knowledge, producing more significant results of higher quality and impact, and sharing data and infrastructures.

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA NET: Antimicrobial resistance

Budget: €29,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge:Antibiotic resistance is a global problem.

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA-NET: Cardiovascular disease

Budget: €29,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the largest cause of death in the EU and account for 40% of deaths or 2 million deaths per year.

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Towards sustainability and globalisation of the Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Budget: €29,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge: The EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, in particular Alzheimer's (JPND), was established in 2009 as the pilot of the Member State-led Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI) to enable the participating EU Member States to work together on the challenge of age-related neurodegenerative diseases.

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING HEALTH AND CARE Understanding disease: systems medicine

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:The development of new, evidence-based treatments relies on an improved understanding of the often very complex pathophysiology of diseases.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Understanding common mechanisms of diseases and their relevance in co-morbidities

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:The development of new treatments is greatly facilitated by an improved understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Health promotion and disease prevention: improved inter-sector co-operation for environment and health based interventions

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge: Better health promotion and disease prevention interventions can make a significant contribution to equitable health improvements and thus the sustainability of health and care systems.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Development of new diagnostic tools and technologies: in vivo medical imaging technologies

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge: The development of new diagnostics (more sensitive, robust and selective) for improved clinical practice demands the translation of multidisciplinary scientific and technological knowledge from diverse fields into clinical applications.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care New therapies for rare diseases

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:A considerable amount of knowledge has been generated by biomedical research in recent years, yet most of the 6000-8000 rare diseases are lacking therapies despite many diseases being life-threatening or chronically debilitating.

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING HEALTH AND CARE Tools and technologies for advanced therapies

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:For their successful application, new therapies, such as gene or cell therapies, tissue engineering or regenerative medicine often require technological innovation in the form of development of specific component tools and techniques such as isolation and multiplication of a cell or development of a scaffold, delivery of the therapy to the patient and for following-up the effect of the therapy in the patient.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Establishing effectiveness of health care interventions in the paediatric population

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:Knowledge about the overall benefit of healthcare interventions in the paediatric population is currently limited and may result in inappropriate interventions with acute or potentially lifelong impact on health and well-being.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing population

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:Health and care of the rapidly growing older population in Europe and elsewhere poses a number of specific challenges.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Piloting personalised medicine in health and care systems

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specificchallenge:Personalised medicine[1] has the potential to respond to, amongst others, the increasing burden of chronic disease and the complexity of co-morbidities and in doing so contribute to the sustainability of health and care systems.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

Budget: €306,000,000
Deadline Date: 14-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 21-04-2015

Specific challenge:Current approaches assessing the safety of chemical substances in humans are expensive and time consuming, and may be of limited relevance as a predictor of adverse effects.

HORIZON 2020 Personalising health and care Piloting personalised medicine in health and care system PHC 9 – 2015: Vaccine development for poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases: HIV/AIDS

Budget: €88,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge:Vaccines offer a safe and cost-effective way to protect large populations against infectious diseases, or at least to mitigate the clinical course of these diseases.

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING HEALTH AND CARE Clinical research on regenerative medicine

Budget: €88,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge: Translating basic knowledge on regenerative medicine into the clinic is held up by the difficulty in undertaking ‘first in man’ studies.

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING HEALTH AND CARE New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

Budget: €88,000,000
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015

Specific challenge:Current approaches assessing the safety of chemical substances in humans are expensive and time consuming, and may be of limited relevance as a predictor of adverse effects.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of Seas and Oceans Coordination action in support of the implementation of the Joint Programming Initiative on

Budget: €2,000,000
Deadline Date: 11-06-2015

Specific challenge:Following the implementation of the actions foreseen by the Commission’s Communication on Joint Programming to tackle Europe’s major societal challenges, the Competitiveness Council has welcomed the progress made by EU Member States in Joint Programming Initiatives launched so far.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of Seas and Oceans Improving the preservation and sustainable exploitation of Atlantic marine ecosystems

Budget: €36,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Specific Challenge:The North Atlantic is a key marine region that encompasses ecologically and biologically important and fragile ecosystems (e.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BLUE GROWTH: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF SEAS AND OCEANS Forecasting and anticipating effects of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture

Budget: €36,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Specific challengeGlobal warming and climate change are likely to affect all the biosphere's components and impact the functioning of all aquatic ecosystems and the living organisms that populate them.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BLUE GROWTH: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF SEAS AND OCEANS Response capacities to oil spills and marine pollutions

Budget: €36,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Specific challenge:The development of deep sea resources exploitation (particularly offshore Oil and Gas) is moving maritime operations to extreme pressure and low temperature conditions, with many unknown factors and limited response capacity.

Joint Action to consolidate and enhance product safety through effective market surveillance throughout the Union

Budget: 2000000
Deadline Date: 17-10-2014

Objective: The proposed joint actions should improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety (GPSD) through cooperation between national authorities responsible for the assessment, market surveillance and enforcement of the safety of non-food consumer products and services.

RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014 Coal

Objective: The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel supports research activities aimed at the following objectives defined for coal:Improving the competitive position of Community coal(Coal 1)Health and safety in mines(Coal 2)Efficient protection of the environment and improvement of the use of coal as a clean energy source (Coal 3)Management of external dependence on energy supply(Coal 4)Scope:Proposals must relate to the production, preparation, conversion or utilisation of coal*.

RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014 Steel

Objective: The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel shall support research activities aimed at the following objectives defined for steel:New and improved steelmaking and finishing techniques(Steel 1)RTD and the utilisation of steel(Steel 2)Conservation of resources and improvement of working conditions(Steel 3)Scope:Proposals must relate to the production and/or processing of iron and/or steel* or to their properties, manufacture and/or utilisation of steel* products.

Transport: EU supports key TEN-T infrastructure projects with over €320 million

Transport: EU supports key TEN-T infrastructure projects with over €320 million

In the last Calls of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) Programme the European Commission selected a total of 106 projects that will benefit from over €320 million in EU support for improving transport infrastructure across Europe.

EaSI-EURES: Your first EURES job - Targeted mobility scheme

Budget: EUR 6 900 000
Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Selected projects in the framework of this call for proposals should support andfinance the following groups: young people (aged 18-35) willing to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeshipand move to another Member State; employers and SMEs in particular when these provide an integrationprogramme for their newly-recruited young mobile workers, trainees orapprentices.

Strengthening the administrative capacities on central and local level for transposition and implementing new Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU; (MK 11 IB EN 01) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 855,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 24-09-2014

The project aims at strengthening of administrative capacity at national level and including locallevel for transposition and implementation of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

Capacity Building Concerning Presentation and Usage of the General Government Financial Statistics (TR 13 IB ST 01 ) Turkey

Budget: 1,005,830 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 24-10-2014

The project aims to presenting the general government financial statistics according to thedemands of different beneficiaries and thus making progress in these two chapters which are underthe positive agenda.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ENHANCING SME INNOVATION CAPACITY BY PROVIDING BETTER INNOVATION SUPPORT Professionalization of open innovation management in SMEs

Budget: €1,700,000
Deadline Date: 29-04-2015

Specific challenge:Current research on open innovation has not taken into account the extent and creativity of SMEs in designing and implementing open innovation strategies.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ENHANCING SME INNOVATION CAPACITY BY PROVIDING BETTER INNOVATION SUPPORT Measuring open innovation inputs and outputs in SMEs

Budget: €1,700,000
Deadline Date: 29-04-2015

Specific challenge:Innovation occurs more and more frequently in global networks.

FUNDING FOR COMPLAINTS DATA TRANSFER

Budget: 300,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 21-09-2014

The overall objective of the action is to ensure a better understanding of the functioning of theinternal market from a consumer perspective, thus improving the evidence base for EU policy.

EaSI - EURES - Cross-border partnership and support to cooperation on intra-EU mobility for social partners and EEA countries

Budget: EUR 4.512.355
Deadline Date: 20-10-2014

The overall objectives of the call are to promote workers geographical mobility, to boost employment opportunities as well as support the implementation of the EURES reform.

155 small firms to receive funding in first wave of grants under EU SME Instrument

155 small firms to receive funding in first wave of grants under EU SME Instrument

The European Commission today announces the first results of its new €3 billion SME Instrument, launched under Horizon 2020 to help innovative small firms get ideas from the lab to the market.

Interact with communities and health facilities to implement Community Score Card (CSC) Swaziland

Budget: 1,350,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 24-07-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2014

The global objective of this call for Proposals is to improve the health and social welfare status of the people of Swaziland by providing preventive and curative services that are of high quality accessible,affordable,equitable and socially acceptable.

Energy efficiency, employment and SMEs are core focus of EU 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy says new Commission report

Energy efficiency, employment and SMEs are core focus of EU 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy says new Commission report

The European Commission's 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion published today shows that EU Cohesion Policy is delivering on the growth goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy by creating jobs and reducing disparities across Europe.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Standardization of components for cost-efficient fuel cell systems for transportation applications

Deadline Date: 23-07-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 06-11-2014
Programme: 1

Specific challenge: Fuel cell system technology has already demonstrated its maturity for automotive application, but still does not meet the cost requirements for a broad market introduction.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Cell and stack components, stack and system manufacturing technologies and quality assurance

Deadline Date: 23-07-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 06-11-2014
Programme: 1

Specific challenge: There has been considerable progress with fuel cell stack designs to meet operational requirements, but many still fall short in terms of manufacturability, production efficiency and production cost.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Development of advanced fuel cell systems and system components

Deadline Date: 23-07-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 06-11-2014
Programme: 1

Specific challenge:A number of demonstration projects have already provided evidence about the maturity of fuel cell technology but further activities are necessary to fulfil automotive standards and requirements.

COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs

COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

Civil society projects

Deadline Date: 01-09-2014

This measure aims at supporting projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens.

Call for proposals to support European road safety actions aimed at tackling problems related to vulnerable road users, children, elderly and young drivers

Budget: € 1 000 000
Deadline Date: 20-10-2014

The objective of this call is to support actions that contribute to improve road safety forvulnerable road users, children, elderly people and young drivers.

Fostering European integration through culture by providing new subtitled versions of selected TV programmes across all Europe

Budget: 1500000
Deadline Date: 24-09-2014

The objective of this call for proposals is to try out innovative strategies for the provision of subtitled versions of European cultural programming to facilitate cross-border online dissemination of cultural content.

Joint Action to consolidate and enhance product safety through effective market surveillance throughout the Union

Budget: €2,000,000
Deadline Date: 07-10-2014

Objective: The proposed joint actions should improve the effective application of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety (GPSD) through cooperation between national authorities responsible for the assessment, market surveillance and enforcement of the safety of non-food consumer products and services.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative, Sustainable and inclusive Converting CO2 into chemicals

Budget: €17,000,000 H2020-ISIB-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Proposals should address innovative technologies to use CO2 from the atmosphere or captured in industrial processes as a direct feedstock for chemical production beyond algal biorefinery concepts.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Integration of novel nano materials into existing production lines

Budget: €66,000,000 H2020-NMP-PILOTS-2015
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Development and demonstration in operational environments; the integration of technologies and processing for using novel nanomaterials in production; to improve the control and monitoring of the conditions required for the use of nanomaterials in industrial processes; to increase the level of robustness and repeatability of such industrial processes; to optimize and evaluate the increased performances of the production lines in terms of productivity and cost-effectiveness; to assess the functionality and performance of the produced component/product.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Extended in-service service of advanced functional materials in energy technologies (capture, conversion, storage and/or transmission of energy)

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Proposals should investigate the long-term in-service degradation of functional materials that have already demonstrated enhanced performance in terms of energy capture, conversion, storage and/or transmission, and the capability of a production at a scale that could warrant an industrial uptake.

Budget problems: EU programmes in jeopardy again

Budget problems: EU programmes in jeopardy again

The EU must stop rolling over its growing portfolio of unpaid bills from one year to the next, said MEPs in Wednesday’s debate on the alarming shortage of funds for payments due in 2014.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Lignocellulosic residues to (di)carboxylic acids, diols and polyols

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:At present, (di)carboxylic acids, diols or polyols areproducedindustriallyasimportant source of innovative bio-based products such as bioplastics or added value fine chemicals as an alternative to existing petrochemical sources.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Chemical building blocks and value-added materials through integrated processing of wood

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:There is a strong, but currently underexploited, potential for valorisation of sugars and lignin streams from wood.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Functional additives from residues from the agro-food industry

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Residues from the agro-food industry (e.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative Cost efficient manure valorisation on large scale

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:A number of EU regions are confronted with manure surpluses due to intensive livestock production.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Added value products from underutilised agricultural resources

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:The agro-industry has significant opportunities for developing high added value products by valorising currently underexploited resources in new applications and markets.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Fibres and polymers from lignin

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Lignin-based side streams of the pulp and paper industry are currently incinerated to produce energy while being a potential large volume feedstock resource for producing higher added value products such as fibres, polymers, resins and platform chemicals.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sugars from effluents of the pulping process and discharged fibres

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:A number ofrejects and side streams of pulp and paper industry such as pulping liquors and discharged fibres in rejects and sludges, are currently beinglandfilled orincinerated.

Europe for citizens Democratic engagement and civic participation Networks of towns

Deadline Date: 01-09-2014

Municipalities and associations working together on a common theme in a long-term perspective maywish to develop networks of towns to make their cooperation more sustainable.

Europe for citizens Democratic engagement and civic participation Town twinning

Deadline Date: 01-09-2014

 Supporting projects bringing together citizens from twinned towns.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Bioactive compounds from meso-organism

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Due to their nutritional and functional properties, bioactive compounds (e.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Efficient pre-treatment of lignocellulosic feedstock to advanced bio-based chemicals and biomaterials

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Pre-treatment processes are of central importance in the lignocellulosic biomass(e.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). Fostering Human Rights and Democracy in Belarus through Country-Based Support Scheme

Budget: 2,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 02-09-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the achievement of Objectives No 1, 2 and3 of the Regulation (EU) No 235/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014establishing a financing instrument for democracy and human rights worldwide:Objective 1 — Support to human rights and human rights defenders in situations where they are mostat riskActions under this objective will provide effective support to human rights defenders (HRDs) that are mostat risk and to situations where fundamental freedoms are most endangered.

Neighbourhood South Civil Society Facility (European Neighbourhood Instrument) ACTIONS IN EGYPT

Budget: 1,100,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 13-10-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support a more active and pluralistic civil society whichcontributes to the social and economic development of partner countries.

Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls

Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls

Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first callsSeven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES New sustainable pulping technologies

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:In the trend towards optimisingthe (cost-)effectiveness and sustainability of thetransformation ofwood into new value-added products, one of the key challenges is to reduce temperature, pressure and toxicity of the chemical pulping processes.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIESNew products from sustainable cellulose pulp exploitation

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Although market prospects of cellulose based products in textiles, films and thermoplastics are high, their current market share is relatively small due to environmental and cost limitations of current cellulose based processes such as viscose, lyocell and cellulose ester based ones.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Fermentation processes to obtain biosurfactants and specialty carbohydrates from agricultural and agro-industrial streams

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Several hurdles hamper the full exploitation of two types of specialty biochemicals with high market interest, i.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges BIO BASED INDUSTRIES Protein products from plant residues

Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

Specific challenge:Valorisation of proteins from side streams of the agro-food sector, e.

Diversifying the EU tourism offer and products - Sustainable transnational tourism products

Budget: 1,000,000
Deadline Date: 07-10-2014

ObjectiveFurther to the preparatory action "Sustainable tourism" (2009-2011) and following previous calls for proposal launched under the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, the Commission has decided to further stimulate competitiveness in the European tourism sector.

Call for proposals for the establishment of the Sesar deployment framework partnership

Budget: is EUR 5 500 000
Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

The SESAR project is an initiative of the European Union aiming to modernise and harmonise the European Air Traffic Management (ATM) System from a technological and operational perspective.

Support to the development of Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Albania

Budget: 700,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 09-09-2014

Project purpose:Support the further development and consolidation of mediation and arbitration services in AlbaniaThe following ahead challenges have been identified in the framework of this project:- Harmonization of the Mediation Law with the Code of Criminal Procedure, to facilitate thereferral of cases to mediation by judges and prosecutors, judicial police officers, especiallycases involving juveniles in conflict with the law.

Programme for Prevention, preparedness and response to floods in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Budget: 6,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 01-09-2014

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:Specific objective 1: To increase beneficiary countries' capability to develop effective national civilprotection systems and collaborate in a coherent manner in dealing with floods at regional and Europeanlevel (prevention, preparedness and response).

HORIZON 2020 Spreading excellence and widening participation

Budget: €64,120,000
Deadline Date: 02-12-2014

Specific challenge:The specific challenge is to address networking gaps and deficiencies between the research institutions of the low performing Member States and regions and internationally-leading counterparts at EU level.

EaSI - PROGRESS – European Sector Skills Councils

Budget: 600,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 03-09-2014

The overall objective of the Call is to is to encourage new forms of collaboration betweenpublic and private actors on the labour market (such as social partners, training andeducation providers, labour market intelligence entities, companies including SME’s,chambers of commerce, public and private employment services) to address persistentskills shortages and mismatches and thus help fill the gap between labour supply anddemand in the EU.

EU announces significant new funding for education

EU announces significant new funding for education

New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.

Call for proposals for operating grants open to EU-level NGOs networks having signed a Framework Partnership Agreement for 2014-2017 and being active in the promotion of social inclusion and poverty reduction or active in the promotion of microfinanc

Deadline Date: 20-08-2014

This call for proposals aims to provide operating grants for 2015 under the FrameworkPartnership Agreements concluded for the period 2014-2017 to provide for long termcooperation between the European Commission and EU level NGO networks.

Maximising synergies between tourism, high-end and creative industries

Budget: €400,000
Deadline Date: 16-09-2014

ObjectiveThe objective of the present call is to support the development and promotion of one (new) European Route around one high-end / luxury product, to test the possibility of developing synergies between the tourism and the high-end industries at European level.

LIFE Environmental Governance and Information

Deadline Date: 16-10-2014

LIFE Environmental Governance and Information aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU environmental policy and legislation.

Climate Governance and Information

Deadline Date: 16-10-2014

LIFE Climate Governance and Information aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU climate policy and legislation.

Climate Change Mitigation

Deadline Date: 16-10-2014

Climate Change Mitigation should contribute to the transition towards a low emission and climate-resilient economy.

Climate Change Adaptation

Deadline Date: 16-10-2014

With a view to contributing to supporting efforts leading to increased resilience to climate change, the priority area Climate Change Adaptation has in particular the following specific objectives as set out in Article 15 of the LIFE Regulation: • to contribute to the development and implementation of Union policy on climate change adaptation, including mainstreaming across policy areas, in particular by developing, testing and demonstrating policy or management approaches, best practices and solutions for climate change adaptation, including, where appropriate, ecosystem-based approaches; • to improve the knowledge base for the development, assessment, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of effective climate change adaptation actions and measures, prioritising, where appropriate, those applying an ecosystem-based approach, and to enhance the capacity to apply that knowledge in practice; • to facilitate the development and implementation of integrated approaches, such as for climate change adaptation strategies and action plans, at local, regional or national level, prioritising, where appropriate, ecosystem-based approaches; • to contribute to the development and demonstration of innovative climate change adaptation technologies, systems, methods and instruments that are suitable for being replicated, transferred or mainstreamed.

LIFE 2014 Preparatory Projects

Deadline Date: 29-10-2014

Under the 2014 call, proposals may be submitted only to address the following specific needs:1) Establishing an EU NGO platform on Best Available Techniques The proposed project: Establishing an EU environmental non-governmental organisation (NGO) platform on Best Available Techniques (BAT).

Life Integrated projects

Deadline Date: 10-10-2014

Integrated projects(sub-programme for Environment,notfor Climate Action)are projects implementing on a large territorial scale (regional, multi-regional, national or trans-national scale) environmental or climate plans or strategies required by specific Union environmental or climate legislation, developed pursuant to other Union acts or developed by Member States' authorities, primarily in the areas of nature (including Natura 2000 network management), water, waste, air and climate change mitigation and adaptation*, while ensuring involvement of stakeholders and promoting the coordination with and mobilisation of at least one other relevant Union, national or private funding source.

Life Technical Assistance projects

Deadline Date: 15-09-2014

Technical Assistance (TA) projects provide, by way of action grants, financial support to help applicants prepare Integrated Projects (IPs).

Life Capacity Building projects

Deadline Date: 30-09-2014

Capacity Building projectsprovide financial support to activities required to build the capacity of Member States, including LIFE national or regional contact points, with a view to enabling Member States to participate more effectively in the LIFE Programme.

Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreements’ with Baltic States for EU Structural and Investment Funds, 2014-20

Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreements’ with Baltic States for EU Structural and Investment Funds, 2014-20

he European Commission has adopted the "Partnership Agreements" with the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds to benefit the countries' regions and people.

LIFE Environment & Resource Efficiency

Deadline Date: 16-10-2014

LIFE Environment and Resource Efficiency aims specifically at contributing to the implementation, updating and development of European Union environmental policy and legislation, including the integration of the environment into other policies, thereby contributing to sustainable development.

Urban transport: Commission awards funding to 19 European actions to get people to

Urban transport: Commission awards funding to 19 European actions to get people to "do the right mix"

The European Commission has announced today 19 actions which will receive funding under the Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign ‘

Strengthening national capacity in nature protection – preparation for Natura 2000 network Albania

Budget: 4,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 09-09-2014

The overall objective is to stop biodiversity loss as contribution to achieve the Aichi targets for 2020,through improved management of Protected Areas stronger law enforcement.

Civil Society Facility - Civic Initiative and Capacity Building Albania

Budget: 1,500,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 12-09-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to encourage the active participation of civil society inpolicy-making and contributing to the fulfilment of Albania's obligations under the EU Albania Stabilisationand Association Agreement.

Posting of workers: enhancing administrative cooperation and access to information

Budget: € 2 700 000
Deadline Date: 26-09-2014

General objectivesThe proper functioning of administrative cooperation among Member States and improved access toinformation on applicable terms and conditions of employment in a transparent and accessiblemanner, are essential for the correct application, implementation and enforcement of the Directive.

3rd Health Programme Innovation to prevent and manage chronic diseases

Budget: €2,500,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: Put more emphasis on new approaches to prevention of major chronic diseases, including linking prevention to healthcare interventions, with an emphasis on groups most at risk.

3rd Health Programme Early diagnosis and screening of chronic diseases

Budget: €1,500,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: Major chronic diseases, such as e.

3rd Health Programme Professional reintegration of people with chronic disease

Budget: €1,000,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: An increasing number of people are unable to work due to chronic diseases.

3rd Health Programme Adherence, frailty, integrated care and multi-chronic conditions

Budget: €3,000,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: The Commission has launched the European Innovation Partnerships within the Innovation Union, one of the flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy, with the objective of accelerating innovation to address a well-defined target within a grand societal challenge.

3rd Health Programme Statistical data for medicinal product pricing

Budget: €300,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: Achieve a better coordination at the EU level in order to facilitate the control by the Member States of public budgets for medicinal products whilst avoiding/mitigating possible negative impacts on patient access to medicinal care.

3rd Health Programme Health monitoring and reporting system

Budget: €3,500,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: EU data and health information system that supports monitoring, research and policy making in all areas of EU health policy.

3rd Health Programme Healthcare associated infection in long-term care

Budget: €500,000
Deadline Date: 25-09-2014

Objective: Enhance infection prevention and control in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the EU, with the aim to prevent and contain the spread of antibiotic resistances in the long term.

SUSTAINABLE CIVIL SOCIETY The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 1,125,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 29-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support the sustainability of the civil society.

EU, Israel sign Horizon 2020 association agreement

EU, Israel sign Horizon 2020 association agreement

European Commission’s President José Manuel Barroso and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today witnessed the signature of Israel's association to Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation programme.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship education (Pan-European entrepreneurial learning initiative)

Budget: €350,000
Deadline Date: 20-08-2014

ObjectiveThe ambition is to support a network and a virtual hub on entrepreneurial learning.

3rd Health Programme Financial contribution to the functioning of non-governmental body

Budget: €4,650,000
Deadline Date: 09-06-2014

Objective: Operating grants can be awarded to non-governmental bodies, including networks, working at the EU level in any priority covered by the third Health Programme.

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

To better protect the more than 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases, the European Commission presented today a newStrategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014 – 2020,which identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work and presents key actions and instruments to address these.

Turkey joins Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Turkey joins Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Turkey will get full access to the European Union's new seven year research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, under an agreement signed today in Istanbul.

Growing Together 3 Montenegro

Budget: 80,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 31-07-2014
Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France to use €620 million to tackle unemployment

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France to use €620 million to tackle unemployment

The European Commission has adopted today the first Operational Programme with France to use the available funding from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to tackle youth unemployment.

Support to Peace, Reconciliation and Development in Myanmar

Budget: 19,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 14-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support peace, reconciliation, reintegration,rehabilitation and development in three ethnic states of Myanmar: Kayah, Shan and Kachin.

Amending the Budget to cover research, education, support to businesses and Cohesion Policy

Amending the Budget to cover research, education, support to businesses and Cohesion Policy

The Commission is proposing to increase the 2014 level of payment appropriations by EUR 4.

EU grant scheme for the North Kosovo

Budget: 8,500,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 10-07-2014
Fighting Fraud: Hercule III Work Programme adopted

Fighting Fraud: Hercule III Work Programme adopted

Today the European Commission adopted the first annual work programme for the new anti-fraud programme Hercule III.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Budget: 4 120 000 euro
Deadline Date: 17-07-2014

The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of Intermediary Organisations which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Germany on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Germany on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Germany setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and cities.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Greece on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Greece on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Greece setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and citiesfor 2014-2020.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Poland on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Poland on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Poland setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions, cities and people.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOCIAL POLICY INNOVATIONS SUPPORTING REFORMS IN SOCIAL SERVICES

Budget: 9 200 000 €
Deadline Date: 30-07-2014

The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to foster innovation and reforms in thesocial services to tackle the main challenges identified above and to develop innovativeresponses corresponding to national, regional and local realities and in line with the socialinvestment approach.

Three projects meet the European Job Challenge and receive the Social Innovation Prize

Three projects meet the European Job Challenge and receive the Social Innovation Prize

Social innovation can be a tool to create new or better jobs, while giving an answer to pressing challenges faced by Europe.

Capacity Building of the Investigation Service of the Ministry of FInance of Georgia

Budget: 1 230 000
Deadline Date: 15-09-2014

The purpose of this project is to strengthen the administrative capacity of the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia in line with the European Union and international standards in the following fields.

First Natura 2000 Award winners announced

First Natura 2000 Award winners announced

The winners of the first Natura 2000 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Brussels last night.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country Based Support Scheme - SURINAME

Budget: 295,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 03-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support civil society in Suriname in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratisation.

Institutional strengthening of the capacities of Competent Authorities for implementation of the acquis for food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy (MK10 IB AG 01) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 1,280,600 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 14-07-2014

The purpose of this project is improved capacity of the competent authorities for food safety,veterinary and phytosanitary policy for implementation of EU Acquis.

€60 million of EU Regional Fund investments to complete Poland-Lithuania power link for energy security and Europe

€60 million of EU Regional Fund investments to complete Poland-Lithuania power link for energy security and Europe

The European Commission has today approved an investment of €60 million from the European Regional and Development Fund (ERDF) to complete the construction of the electrical grid between Poland and Lithuania.

Union Civil Protection Mechanism Exercises

Budget: EUR 6 000 000
Deadline Date: 17-05-2014

To improve civil protection preparedness and response to all kinds of disasters, including marine pollution, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear emergencies, as well as combined disasters and disasters simultaneously affecting a number of countries (inside or outside the participating states of the Mechanism) by providing a testing environment of established and/or new operational concepts and procedures of the Mechanism and a learning opportunity for all actors involved in civil protection assistance interventions under the Civil Protection Mechanism.

Support to the Egyptian quality and regulatory environment in line with international best practice

Budget: 1,400,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 15-07-2014

Project purpose:Strengthening the Egyptian Organisation for Standardisation and Quality in improving its role in theregulatory framework governing the Egyptian Quality Infrastructure for the domain of technical regulations,standards and conformity assessment.

Support to the Implementation of Gender Equality (SIGE) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 855,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 15-07-2014

The overall project objective is to increase the effectiveness of the country's preparation forEU Accession and to ensure efficiency of EU programmes in the country.

Support to the Civil Service and Public Administration Reform the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 570,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 14-07-2014

The overall objective of this project is improvement of the Government's institutionalprocesses and procedures, as well as legislation related to public administration, thussupporting the development of democratic society in view of future EU accession andmembership.

European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Scheme Egypt 2014

Budget: 950,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 29-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting humanrights and democratic reforms in Egypt.

EU Rural Grant Scheme 2013 Kosovo

Budget: 4,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 01-07-2014

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA, Online distribution

Budget: EUR 5.15 M
Deadline Date: 11-07-2014

Within the specific objective of promoting transnational circulation, two of the priorities of theMEDIA Sub-programme shall be to: support transnational marketing, branding and distribution of audiovisual works on all othernon-theatrical platforms; promote new distribution modes in order to allow the emergence of new business models.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINAL MATTERS (JUSTICE PROGRAMME)

Budget: 700 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 27-05-2014

Judicial cooperation in civil and/or criminal matters This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the Justice Programme to facilitate and support judicial cooperation in civil matters and/or judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ACCESS TO JUSTICE (JUSTICE PROGRAMME)

Budget: 600 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 27-05-2014

Effective access to justice for all, including rights of victims of crime and rights of the defence This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the Justice Programme to facilitate effective access to justice for all, including to promote and protect the protect the rights of the victims of crime and the rights of the defence.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ▪DAPHNE (REC PROGRAMME)

Budget: 1 080 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 27-05-2014

 Daphne - Prevent and combat violence against children and/or women and protect victims of such violence This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the REC Programme to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children and/or women and to protect victims of such violence.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2014 ▪ RIGHTS OF THE CHILD (REC PROGRAMME)

Budget: 1 080 000 EUR
Deadline Date: 27-05-2014

Rights of the child This call aims to fund networks whose statutory aims fall under the objectives of the REC Programme to promote and protect the rights of the child.

COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES Strategic partnerships in the field of youth

Budget: 1 507 300 000
Deadline Date: 01-10-2014

Erasmus+ programme   Key Action 2 (KA2)Strategic Partnerships offer the opportunity to organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth, as well as enterprises, public authorities, civil society organisations active in different socio-economic sectors to cooperate in order to implement innovative practices leading to high quality teaching, training, learning and youth work, institutional modernisation and societal innovation.

Support for Policy Reform Civil Society Cooperation

Budget: EUR 5 800.000,00
Deadline Date: 17-03-2014

Erasmus+ Programme  KA3The Call will provide funding through the two following Lots:Civil society cooperation in the field of education and training (Lot 1)Civil society cooperation in the field of youth (Lot 2).

EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme (CBSS) Indonesia

Budget: 850 000
Deadline Date: 22-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law, and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms in line with the European Union's foreign policy as a whole.

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

Budget: 4 000 000
Deadline Date: 13-06-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations measures, inparticular those designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, as well as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relationsinstitutions and practices across the EU and dissemination of results.

Preparatory action: Information centres for EU migrant workers and posted workers

Budget: 700 000
Deadline Date: 20-06-2014

The overall scope of this Preparatory Action is to explore the feasibility of cross-border networking activities which intend to improve the facilities for support, advice and information provided at national level to EU migrant workers and their family members and to ensure that such support and assistance can be provided in a cross-border context.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS CONCERNING PROJECTS OF COMMON INTEREST UNDER THE CONNECTING EUROPE FACILITY IN THE FIELD OF TRANS-EUROPEAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

Budget: €750 million
Deadline Date: 19-08-2014

This call for proposals shall contribute to supporting energy infrastructure projects of common interest that have significant societal benefits and that ensure greater solidarity among Member States, but which do not receive adequate financing from the market.

COSME Enterprise Europe Network 2015/2020

Deadline Date: 03-06-2014

The aim of this call is to establish the Enterprise Europe Network for the period from 2015-2020.

INFORMATION, CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF UNDERTAKINGS

Budget: € 7 250 000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2014

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to fund operations aimed at developing employee involvement in undertakings - meaning any mechanism, including information, consultation and participation, through which employees' representatives may exercise an influence on decisions to be taken within the company - in particular by raising awareness and contributing to the application of EU law and policies in this area.

Blue Economy Innovation: examples of EU marine research

The European Commission today set out proposals to support "Innovation in the Blue Economy" (see

Memorandum of Understanding on Macro-Financial Assistance Programme for Ukraine signed

Memorandum of Understanding on Macro-Financial Assistance Programme for Ukraine signed

European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas today signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the new €1 billion Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) loan programme to Ukraine, which was approved by the EU Council of Ministers on 14 April.

From sunlight to jet fuel: EU project makes first

From sunlight to jet fuel: EU project makes first "solar" kerosene

The four-year SOLAR-JET project was launched in June 2011 and is receiving €2.

All 2013 LIFE projects

All 2013 LIFE projects

Belgium (BE) 4 projects (28,7 million euros)Bulgaria (BG) 1 project (0,5 million)Czech Republic (CZ) 1 project (0,6 million)Denmark (DK) 2 projects (4.

€ 23 million EU support to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries

€ 23 million EU support to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries

The European Commission has approved 20 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - CBSS for Kosovo 2013

Budget: 810 000
Deadline Date: 17-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and in consolidating political participation and representation.

Civil Society in Action Lebanon

Budget: 500 000
Deadline Date: 04-08-2014

The global objective is to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Lebanon to become more engaged in national reforms andcommunity development.

Q&A on the

Q&A on the "Partnership Agreements" between the European Commission and the EU Member States on European Structural and Investment Fund investments for 2014-2020

On 22 December 2013 a new set of rules and legislation governing the next round of EU investments for 2014-2020 came into force.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights – Programme for the Republic of Yemen 2014

Budget: 2 116 100
Deadline Date: 29-06-2014

The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to further strengthen and empower actors in the promotion and protection of human right in Yemen, with special reference to capacity building for monitoring and documenting of human rights violations, notably of local and community based actors acrossYemen.

EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme for South Africa 2014

Budget: 1 100 000
Deadline Date: 05-08-2014

The EIDHR Strategy Paper 2011-2013 has identified the following Objectives:Enhancing respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in countries where they are most at risk.

Non State Actors in Development - In country intervention - TONGA

Budget: 238,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 16-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to strengthen the capacity of civil society to promote inclusive socio-economic development in TongaThe specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:to improve technical and management capacities of civil society promoting the interest of the most vulnerable groups in Tonga, with particular focus on youth, women and people with disabilities as well as other marginalised groups.

Grants for actions to support training in conference interpreting – academic year 2014-2015

This programme contributes to this mission by supporting the following actions in the field of interpretation:  the promotion of quality and linguistic diversity in the teaching of interpreting in the official languages of the EU and of the candidate countries;  the establishment of postgraduate centres of excellence;  cooperation among postgraduate courses from different Member States and from candidate countries (a limited number of postgraduae courses from third countries offering languages of particular interest for the EU may be also included) and  the development of innovative pilot projects.

Boosting the competitiveness of SMEs, facilitating their access to financing

Boosting the competitiveness of SMEs, facilitating their access to financing

Improving the competitiveness of European SMEs and, in particular, facilitating their access to financing was the focal point of discussions at the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers responsible for Cohesion Policy, which was hosted by the Ministry of Development and Competitiveness in Athens on 24-25 April.

New EU support to renewable energy and fighting climate change in the Pacific

New EU support to renewable energy and fighting climate change in the Pacific

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, will undertake a joint mission to the Pacific on 23-27 April to further strengthen development cooperation in that region.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Kazakhstan

Budget: 820 000
Deadline Date: 09-06-2014

The specific objective (s) of this Call for Proposals are.

2014 call for proposals from universities, thinks and other not-for-profit organisations

Budget: 270 000
Deadline Date: 30-05-2014

The European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom is offering project grants for initiatives by higher education establishments, think tanks and other not-for profit organisations to promote debate and raise awareness of the EU's political priorities.

Countering Harmful Practices that Legitimate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Tanzania

Budget: 300,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 06-06-2014

The general objective of the EIDHR is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, consistent with the European Union’s foreign policy as a whole.

SESAR Large Scale Demonstration Activities – Call for Proposals

Budget: f €30.000.000,00
Deadline Date: 15-05-2014

As a result of this call, the SJU intends to select and co-finance indicatively twenty (20) new projects offering SESAR Large Scale demonstration activities, for a maximum duration of twenty four (24) months from the date of kick-off of the project signature of the respective Grant Agreements for a maximum total amount of cofinancing of €30.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) 2014 - Sri Lanka

Budget: 600 000
Deadline Date: 17-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy, the rule of law and respect for fundamental rights and freedoms in Sri Lanka.

EU Solidarity Fund: Commission welcomes Parliament’s approval of a faster and simpler response to disasters

EU Solidarity Fund: Commission welcomes Parliament’s approval of a faster and simpler response to disasters

Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn has welcomed the European Parliament's vote today to endorse reform of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), strengthening the EU’s response to natural disasters across European regions.

Low carbon energy projects to benefit from EUR 2 billion funding

Low carbon energy projects to benefit from EUR 2 billion funding

The European Investment Bank is pleased to support future investment in low-carbon demonstration projects.

Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility 2013 Ukraine

Budget: 2 000 000
Deadline Date: 03-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Ukraine, by strengthening civil society’s capacities to promote national reform and democratic changes, in particular to increase public accountability.

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science COFUND - CO-FUNDING OF REGIONAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES

Budget: 80 000 000
Deadline Date: 02-10-2014

Objective:The COFUND scheme aims at stimulating regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility and career development, spreading the best practices of Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions.

Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development - Actions in partner countries (Lots 1 &2) and Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility - European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (Lot 3) - Armenia

Budget: 1 030 000
Deadline Date: 26-05-2014

The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, through:facilitating civil society and local authorities' participation in poverty reduction and sustainable development process.

Non-State Actors & Local Authorities in Development - Actions in Indonesia

Budget: 850 000
Deadline Date: 22-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support actions aiming at promoting an inclusive, equitable and empowered society in Indonesia in the context of sustainable development.

Trade and Agriculture Support Programme, Phase II. Horticulture 2d Tanzania

Budget: 1 694 000
Deadline Date: 08-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to increase agricultural production, development and trade in view of economic development and reduction of rural poverty in Tanzania.

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme 2013 in the Republic of Moldova

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to strengthening the role of civil society in promoting human rights, equality, transparency and democratic reforms in the Republic of Moldova.

Neighbourhood Civil Society Facility 2013 Moldova

Budget: 450 000
Deadline Date: 09-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to strengthening the role of civil society in promoting human rights, equality, transparency and democratic reforms in the Republic of Moldova.

RegioStars 2014: top awards for Europe

RegioStars 2014: top awards for Europe

The Award categories for 2014 are:Smart Growth–SME Innovation;Sustainable Growth - Green growth and jobs through bio-economy;Inclusive Growth - Creating jobs for the younger generation;CityStar - Investment projects in sustainable urban public transport.

New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries

New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries

A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable communities in Sub Saharan Africa, was announced today by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.

Speech by President Barroso:

Speech by President Barroso: "Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen"

The European Commission decided to organise something more focused, precisely to see where we are, what we should do more, how we can speed up our work, involving the stakeholders, involving you, the national experts, involving the national organisations.

EU Support to Higher Education in ASEAN REgion (EU SHARE)

Budget: 9 600 000
Deadline Date: 19-05-2014

The global objective of this programme is to strengthen regional cooperation, enhance the quality, regional competitiveness and internationalisation of ASEAN higher education institutions contributing to an ASEAN Community in 2015 and beyond.

EU-China Research and Innovation partnership

Budget: 4 000 000
Deadline Date: 23-05-2014

The global objective is for the EU to benefit from a sustained intensification of research, development and innovation networks, partnerships and other forms of RI interaction between the EU and China.

Questions and Answers: Consumer Programme 2014-2020

Questions and Answers: Consumer Programme 2014-2020

Why do we need a Consumer Programme at EU level?

The EU launches a new project to fight falsified medicines in developing countries

The EU launches a new project to fight falsified medicines in developing countries

Ahead of World Health Day on April 7, the European Union has launched a new project which will support the fight against the production and the trafficking in falsified medicines in Cameroon, Ghana, Jordan, Morocco and Senegal, which are situated along two of the main routes for the production and trafficking in falsified medicines (from Arabian Peninsula and Middle East to West/Central Africa; from East/Horn of Africa, via Yemen and Sudan, to Central Africa).

Enhancing the Accountancy and Auditing profession in Egypt

Budget: 1,175,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 27-05-2014

OVERALL OBJECTIVE  To contribute to the reform of the legislative framework of the Accountancy and Auditing profession in Egypt and strengthening the institutional capacity of regulators in an attempt to cope with EU best practices and tailored to the needs of the Egyptian economy.

European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) and Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Development (NSA/LA) Country-Based Support Schemes Libya 2013

Budget: 3,800,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 20-05-2014

The global objective of this call for proposals is twofold: i) to strengthen the capacities of civil society to promote respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, as well as to push for democratic reforms in Libya.

Peace Building Partnership Programme: Youth employment as conflict prevention and peace-building vector Tajikistan

Budget: 1,000,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 04-04-2014

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME AND PRIORITY ISSUES  The present call for proposals is implemented under the long-term component of the Instrument for Stability (IfS), specifically Article 4.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Trans-national operation of the EURAXESS Service network

Budget: 12 200 000
Deadline Date: 02-10-2014

The objective of the action is to further diversify the services provided by the EURAXESS Service Centres to take care of the career development of mainly young researchers in Europe.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education Curricula

Budget: 12 200 000
Deadline Date: 02-10-2014

The action assists the development of openly available curricula that embed all five RRI keys (societal engagement, gender equality and gender in research and innovation content, open access, science education and ethics), in a comprehensive approach for students, teachers, professional trainers and academic staff of Higher Education Institutions and other higher education establishments.

Call for proposals 2014 for prevention and preparedness projects in the field of civil protection and marine pollution

Budget: Internal Budget item: EUR 3 600 000 External Budget item: EUR 1 000 000 for projects covering the European Neighbourhood Policy countries and EU candidate countries and potential candidates not participating in the Mechanism
Deadline Date: 30-05-2014

Objective of the call is to select projects which support and complement the efforts of participating states and eligible third countries in prevention and preparedness in civil protection and marine pollution focusing on areas where a common European approach is more appropriate.

Support the adoption of the Schengen acquis (MN 13 IB JH 01) Montenegro

Budget: 1 000 000
Deadline Date: 20-05-2014

Strengthening the Ministry of the Interior/Police Directorate capacity to implement the Schengen Action Plan and enhance border management.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Digital Security: Cybersecurity, Privacy and Trust Privacy

Budget: 47 040 000
Deadline Date: 13-05-2014

The focus is on the demonstration of solutions to protect individuals' privacy by default while empowering the users to set the desired level of privacy, based on a simple to understand visualisation of the privacy level, giving them control over how their data will be used by service providers (including public authorities), and making it easier for them to verify both whether their online rights are respected and if they get a reasonable bargain.

Active and Assisted Living Programme Challenge-Led Call for Proposals 2014 AAL 2014CARE FOR THE FUTURE An Ageing society faces an increasing need for care, how will ICT contribute to sustainable solutions?

Budget: TBC M€
Deadline Date: 26-06-2014

The first AAL Joint Programme has now ended following the coordination of 6 thematic calls and the new Active and Assisted Living Programme has commenced with this being the first call taking a challenge-led approach.

Improving Social Integration and Employability of Disadvantaged Persons Turkey

Budget: 30 000 000
Deadline Date: 10-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to increase social integration and/or employability of disadvantaged persons, facilitate their access to labour market, and eliminate barriers for their entrance into labour market.

Non-State Actors in Development, In country intervention, Lao PDR

Budget: 2 000 000
Deadline Date: 07-07-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the capacity of Lao civil society organisations to contribute to the achievement of national development goals in Lao PDR.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY Market uptake of existing and emerging renewable electricity, heating and cooling technologies

Budget: 158 400 000
Deadline Date: 07-05-2014

To ensure the level of growth needed to deliver the EU targets for renewable energy, and to create the appropriate business environment for EU industrial leadership in low-carbon energy technologies.

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM New innovative approaches to reactor safety

Budget: 87 870 000
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

The aim will be to allow promising designs to move from the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 1 to TRL 3, or from TRL 2 to TRL 3 as defined in Annex to this work programme.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO A EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ ORGANISATION REPRESENTING ENVIRONMENTAL INTERESTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AT EUROPEAN UNION LEVEL

This Call for Proposals aims at providing financial contributions (operating grant) to the operation of a European citizens’ organisation representing environmental interests in the development of standards for products and services at European Union level through the conclusion of a grant agreement.

Information and training measures for workers

Budget: 4 140 000
Deadline Date: 06-06-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

INFORMATION, CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF UNDERTAKINGS

Budget: 7 250 000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2014

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to fund operations aimed at developing employee involvement in undertakings - meaning any mechanism, including information, consultation and participation, through which employees' representatives may exercise an influence on decisions to be taken within the company - in particular by raising awareness and contributing to the application of EU law and policies in this area.

Industrial relations and social dialogue

Budget: 2 May 2014 – indicative amount foreseen depending on the quality of proposals submitted: EUR 4 000 000; - 25 August 2014 – indicative amount foreseen depending on the quality of proposals submitted: EUR 4 500 000.
Deadline Date: 02-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 25-08-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industry and sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its different dimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action.

Establishment of a European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar

Budget: 2 700 000
Deadline Date: 16-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to establish a European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar in order to increase and diversify exports and investment of EU businesses, in particular SMEs, to the country, and to the ASEAN Economic Community.

Cultural activities 2014 - Lebanon

Budget: 100 000
Deadline Date: 22-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is the promotion of dialogue and exchange between cultures and civilisations.

International Cooperation in Criminal Justice: the Prosecutors Network of the Western Balkans

Budget: 5 000 000
Deadline Date: 12-05-2014

The global objective is prevent and combat serious and trans-border organised crime and linked corruption caseswith cross-border implications, as well as dismantle criminal organisations involved in illicit trafficking destined to the EU, in particular trafficking in firearms, drugs and human beings.

The Human Brain Project just got bigger

The Human Brain Project just got bigger

One of the biggest EU-funded initiatives, the Human Brain Project (HBP), today announced the beneficiaries of its €8.

EU renews its commitment towards development in Asia

EU renews its commitment towards development in Asia

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs will today announce over €6.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities Cultural opposition in the former socialist countries

Budget: 16 500 000
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

The comparative research will firstly examine various types of collections witnessing the widest possible spectrum of the cultural opposition movements and activities in former socialist countries – today’s and potential future Member States of the EU.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Critical infrastructure protection topic 7: SME instrument topic: “Protection of Urban soft targets and urban critical infrastructures”

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

The aim is to engage small and medium enterprises in security research and development and in particular to facilitate and accelerate the transition of their developed products/services to the market place.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Earth Observation-2014-LEIT SPACE New ideas for Earth-relevant space applications

Budget: 21 500 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2014

New and hitherto immature uses of Earth-relevant space-based data (also taking into account specific satellite sensor acquisition modes) should be investigated to enable integration or assimilation into scientific investigations related to Earth system sciences, or forecasting models at regional or wider geographical extent.

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-GF)

Budget: 240 500 000
Deadline Date: 29-09-2014

Proposals for Global Fellowships involve asingle host organisation (future beneficiary) established in a MS or AC.

Non-State Actors in Development in Pakistan, AAP 2013 (Actions in Pakistan)

Budget: 2 350 000
Deadline Date: 28-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to support operations aiming at promoting an inclusive and empowered society in partner countries in order to benefit populations out of reach of mainstream services and resources and excluded from policy making processes; strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in partner countries, with a view to facilitating their participation in defining and implementing poverty reduction and sustainable development strategies; and facilitate interaction between State and non-State actors in different contexts.

Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development In Country Interventions: Cambodia

Budget: 2 900 000
Deadline Date: 29-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to strengthen civil society and to enhance the participation of LA and Associations of LA (ALA) in Cambodia as a pre-condition for a more equitable, open and democratic society.

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-EF)

Budget: 240 500 000
Deadline Date: 11-09-2014

Proposals for European Fellowships involve asinglehost organisation (future beneficiary) established in a MS or AC.

Enhancement of Livelihoods and Capacity Development of Coastal Communities Yemen

Budget: 2 900 000
Deadline Date: 05-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is:  to enhance the sustainable development of the livelihoods of fishers and coastal communities, while preserving the bio-diversity of the resource.

Poverty: new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived - frequently asked questions

Poverty: new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived - frequently asked questions

Poverty: new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived - frequently asked questions.

Youth employment: Commission welcomes adoption of Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships

Youth employment: Commission welcomes adoption of Quality Framework to improve quality of traineeships

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Minister of a Quality Framework on Traineeships to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job.

EP adopts European Earth Observation programme Copernicus

EP adopts European Earth Observation programme Copernicus

The European Commission welcomed today's vote of the European Parliament on the Copernicus Regulation.

Aid to Uprooted People Programme in Thailand

Budget: 5 000 000
Deadline Date: 16-06-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to assist the refugees living in the nine camps across the Thai-Burma border and their hosting communities while looking for sustainable solutions and alternatives to the current protracted encampment situation.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges New forms of innovation The economic impact of the Innovation Union

Budget: 23 500 000
Deadline Date: 29-04-2014

The impact of the 34 IU commitments, both individually and as a whole, needs to be analysed.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges New forms of innovation Synchronised Call initiatives

Budget: 23 500 000
Deadline Date: 29-03-2014

Synchronised Calls are intended to:enhance research excellence by helping Member States to improve their evaluation systemsenhance transparency and fair treatment by providing one comparable pan-European score for proposals at national/regional level based on joint international peer review.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support

Budget: 658 500 000
Deadline Date: 23-04-2014

The challenge is to improve the framework conditions of the European ICT innovation ecosystem so that it offers the best conditions for innovators to capture the full potential of innovation to transform ideas to the market for sustaining growth and jobs.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership H2020-LEIT-Space-Competitivenessof the European Space Sector-2014 Technology “demonstrator projects” for exploration

Budget: 52 000 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2014

This topic will allow implementing the technology “demonstrator projects” to be initiated after the ISEF meeting.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative, Sustainable and inclusive Bioeconomy Improved forest data

Budget: 16 000 000
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

Proposals should contribute to improvement and harmonization of forest data flowing into European shared environmental information systems , by means of national forest inventories and monitoring of sustainable forest management.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor Enhancing and focusing research and innovation cooperation with the Union’s key international partner countries - proposals targeting Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, Ukraine

Budget: 10 350 000
Deadline Date: 20-01-2015

Proposals should support the main objective of the Union's strategy for international cooperation in research and innovation (COM(2012) 497) to enhance and focus the Union's cooperation activities, by:Supporting the policy dialogue on research and innovation between the Union and the partner in question by identifying areas where targeted international cooperation activities would be of mutual benefit;Supporting in a flexible manner the implementation of activities agreed within the policy dialogues between the Union and the partner in question;Encouraging cooperation between research and innovation actors from the Union and the partner in question, by promoting the opportunities offered by Horizon 2020 towards the international partner;Ensuring that progress is made towards establishing appropriate framework conditions for international cooperation between the Union and the partner in question, notably by identifying remaining obstacles for cooperation and by supporting the development of solutions to eliminate these, while jointly promoting measures which facilitate international cooperation (e.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Storage of energy produced by decentralised sources

Budget: 114 200 000
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

Proposals should develop innovative materials solutions that will make storage technologies more available, better performing and more cost effective.

Strengthening European Integration (SEI) and Civil Society Facility Reconciliation in the Western Balkans through the analysis of the recent past, reporting on transitional justice and advancement of investigative journalism

Budget: 1 750 000
Deadline Date: 24-04-2014

Thespecific objectivesof this Call for Proposals are:Research and analysis on the last 60 years ofhistory in the Western Balkans with the view ofsupporting the reform of the education system by promoting historical analysis, which enables reconciliation and encourage democratic values fostering a peaceful society and the emergence of citizens who are empowered to defend and promote such values.

Support to in-country actors to prevent and respond to crisIs in fragile and conflict-affected situations Nepal

Budget: 485 000
Deadline Date: 22-04-2014

This programme seeks to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations and support activities that create , restore or consolidate appropriate ways, tools and mechanisms at local and regional level to prevent conflicts and contribute to durable peace.

Strengthening the Administrative and Performance Capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Transport Institutions Serbia

Budget: 1 662 500
Deadline Date: 30-04-2014

The overall objective is to contribute to the creation of a competitive transport system of Serbia by improving the administrative capacity of national institutions dealing with transport issues and its integration into the European system.

Support to the social inclusion of the most vulnerable groups, including Roma, through more diversified community-based social services Serbia

Budget: 4 350 000
Deadline Date: 19-05-2014

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:To promote the social inclusion of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups through the provision of sustainable community-based social services.

Support the improvement of the Agricultural research in Egypt through the modernization of the Agricultural research centre

Budget: 1 400 000
Deadline Date: 30-04-2014

The purpose of this project is to enhance ECA capacity to foster an effective and non-discriminatory competition system in Egypt within the framework of a free-market economy, in line with EU and international best practices.

Promoting Local Economic Development in Jordan – Small scale food processing

Budget: 975 000
Deadline Date: 14-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the implementation of the local economic development plans for the Governorates of Ajloun and Tafileh, more particularly to support the development of local agriculture.

Promoting Local Economic Development in Jordan – Local Tourism Development

Budget: 975 000
Deadline Date: 14-05-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to the implementation of the local tourism development plans for the Governorates of Ajloun and Tafileh, more particularly to support the development of tourism support services.

Final

Final "simplification scoreboard": 120 measures to cut red tape on EU funding

The Commission has adopted its Final Simplification Scoreboard: over 120 measures to simplify the EU funding rules for Europe's businesses, towns, regions, scientists and NGOs.

First competitive call for experiment proposals under the European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD++) project

Budget: 5 000 000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2014

The ultimate goal of the ECHORD++ project is to stimulate the interaction between robot manufacturers, researchers and the users to produce tangible results that go beyond "proof of concept".

SPECIFIC PROGRAMME "FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND CITIZENSHIP" (2007-2013) CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR ACTION GRANTS JUST/2013/FRC/AG SUPPORT TO TRANSNATIONAL PROJECTS

Budget: 10 900 000
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014

The proposals under this call shall focus on the annual priorities described below:Rights of the child.

Erasmus+ programme Key Action 3 (KA3) — SUPPORT FOR POLICY REFORM - Chairs, modules, centres of excellence, support to institutions and associations, networks, projects

Budget: 1 507 300 000
Deadline Date: 30-04-2013
Deadline Date Stage 2: 01-10-2013

This Action promotes the active participation of young people in democratic life and fosters debate around topics centred on the themes and priorities set by the Structured Dialogue and the renewed political framework in the youth field.

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science FET-Open - novel ideas for radically new technologies FET-Open research projects

Budget: 154 000 000
Deadline Date: 30-09-2014

Proposals must aim at one of the following two impacts:Initiating a radically new line of technology by establishing Proof-of-Principle of a new technological possibility and its new scientific underpinning, orKick-starting an emerging innovation eco-system of high-potential actors around a solid baseline of feasibility and potential for a new technological option, ready for early take-up.

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR ACCESS TO MARKETS

Budget: 1 000 000
Deadline Date: 07-03-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support forfacilitating access to professional audiovisual trade events and markets and the use of online business tools inside and outside the Union;facilitating circulation of European films worldwide and of international films in the Union on all distribution platforms, via international cooperation projects in the audiovisual sector.

HORIZON 2020 Spreading excellence and widening participation WIDESPREAD ERA Chairs ERA Chairs

Budget: 33 600 000
Deadline Date: 15-10-2014

The ERA Chairs actions will support universities or other eligible research organisations to attract and maintain high quality human resources and implement the structural changes necessary to achieve excellence on a sustainable basis.

Rule of Law – Civil Society and Media Kyrgyzstan

Budget: 3 000 000
Deadline Date: 16-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to assist in strengthening the respect of the Rule of Law in the Kyrgyz Republic by promoting transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Space SME Instrument

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

The specific challenge of the actions envisaged under this call could cover any aspect of the Specific Programme for Space (Horizon 2020 Framework programme and Specific programme).

Supporting the Southern Neighbourhood Partnership cities in the implementation of Sustainable Urban Demonstration Projects

Budget: 8,250,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 23-05-2014

Eligible activities under this call for proposals include (but not exclusively): energy saving measures in public or residential buildings; energy efficiency measures in street lighting; energy saving measures in public transport and encouraging of “green” transport; replacement of fossil fuel energy production sources by renewable energy; information systems to monitor and control energy consumption, air quality, etc.

Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Boosting the potential of small businesses for eco-innovation and a sustainable supply of raw materials

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

This topic is targeted at all types of eco-innovative SMEs in all areas addressing the climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials challenge, focusing on SMEs showing a strong ambition to develop, grow and internationalise.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Applications in Satellite Navigation-Galileo-2014 Releasing the potential of EGNSS applications through international cooperation

Budget: 38 000 000
Deadline Date: 03-04-2014

Activities under this topic will enable the development of innovative applications within international context and related standards with high international impact, ensuring that the EGNSS services are well known and can be used throughout the world.

Twinning project for the Agency of Land Relations and Cadastre (ARLC) – Organization, streamlining and computerization process in mapping in the Republic of Moldova

Budget: 1 200 000
Deadline Date: 18-03-2014

The overall objective is increased public investment in the national and local infrastructure and improved business climate, as emphasized in the National Development Strategy for the Republic of Moldova 2020 through improved management of geographical data.

Promotion of the Ombudsman competences and enhancement of its capacities the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 250 000
Deadline Date: 17-03-2014

Тhe project purpose is two folded: To improve the skills of the three departments of the Ombudsman: the Department for non-discrimination and adequate and equitable representation of minorities, the Department for children rights and rights of persons with special needs, and the Department of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).

TWINNING CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Support to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine in Strengthening of Safety Standards of Commercial Road Transport

Budget: 1 550 000
Deadline Date: 18-04-2014

The project is aimed at improving Ukraine’s commercial road transport safety in line with EU technical requirements and best international practice and aiming at decreasing the number of traffic accidents and resulting fatalities.

EU Aid Volunteers to be deployed to tackle humanitarian needs

EU Aid Volunteers to be deployed to tackle humanitarian needs

“EU Aid Volunteers” will be deployed to tackle specific humanitarian needs in crises under draft legislation approved by the MEPs on Tuesday.

Poverty in Europe: helping those who most need it

Poverty in Europe: helping those who most need it

Aid for Europe`s poorest people has been secured until 2020 after the Parliament approved a deal with the Council on the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived.

Youth unemployment: putting words into action

Youth unemployment: putting words into action

The EU launched a youth guarantee scheme to help the more than five million young Europeans who are out of work.

Q&A on the third Health Programme 2014-2020

Q&A on the third Health Programme 2014-2020

What is the overall aim of the new health programme?

€85 million EU cash for online safety projects; six projects already helping to keep you safe online

€85 million EU cash for online safety projects; six projects already helping to keep you safe online

Funding is available now for cyber security under the Commission`s Horizon 2020 research programme.

Pilot Project Analysis of reception, protection and integration policies for unaccompanied minors in the EU

Budget: 500.676,70
Deadline Date: 29-04-2014

The main objective of this Pilot Project is to identify good practices on prevention, reception, protection and integration policies for unaccompanied minors.

Support to the Reform of the Education Sector in the Kyrgyz Republic

Budget: 1 000 000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to assist the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to establish an effective system of formal and non-formal learning capable of delivering high quality services, maximising the potential of the available human resources and responding to the needs of a rapidly changing society.

Non State Actors & Local Authorities in Development in Sri Lanka 2013

Budget: 1,164,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 16-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Sri Lanka which would then provide a foundation for a more equitable, open and democratic society through support to their “own initiatives”, as well as strengthen their capacity to deliver services to the citizen.

Further strengthening of capacities of phytosanitary sector in the fields of plant protection products, plant health and seeds and seedlings, including phytosanitary laboratories and phytosanitary inspections (BA 12 IB AG 01 )Bosnia and Herzegovina

Budget: 1,500,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 30-04-2014

Further strengthening of capacities of phytosanitary sector in the fields of plant protection products, plant health and seeds and seedlings, including phytosanitary laboratories and phytosanitary inspections.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership peer learning of innovation agencies

Budget: 420 000
Deadline Date: 16-12-2014

The proposed activities will provide incentives in the form of small lump sum grants to national and regional innovation agencies for engaging in peer learning on all topics relevant for design and delivery of innovation support programmes for SMEs.

Not-for-profit European sport events

Budget: 1 507 300 000
Deadline Date: 14-03-2013
Deadline Date Stage 2: 15-05-2013

This Action is aimed to:support the implementation, in the field of sport, of EU strategies in the areas of social inclusion and equal opportunities, notably the EU Gender Equality Strategy and the EU Disability Strategy;support the implementation of the EU Physical Activity Guidelines, to encourage participation in sport and physical activity;upport the possible organisation of the European Week of Sport.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Biomaterials for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer

Budget: 152 000 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Proposals should develop new multifunctional biomaterials, as part of eventual Medical Devices and Advanced Therapies, which aim to create, optimise, enhance, substitute or support preventive and therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer’s disease.

IN-HOUSE WORKSHOP FOR SME’s  HORIZON 2020 AND GLOBAL COLLABORATION FOR INNOVATION AND RESEARCH

IN-HOUSE WORKSHOP FOR SME’s HORIZON 2020 AND GLOBAL COLLABORATION FOR INNOVATION AND RESEARCH

This workshop will provide all major insights of Horizon 2020 for SME’s and entrepreneurs in order to discover priorities and actual application process.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative, Sustainable and inclusive Bioeconomy Networking of Bioeconomy relevant ERA-NETs

Budget: 24 500 000
Deadline Date: 26-06-2014

Proposals should build on the results expected by the PLATFORM network of Bioeconomy relevant ERA-NETs with the aim to further expand the network and strengthen the initiatives undertaken for mutual learning, maximising synergies and increased coordination.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of Seas and Oceans Delivering the sub-sea technologies for new services at sea

Budget: 82 000 000
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

Proposals should address the innovative design of new underwater vehicles and robots and/or their main components required to work undersea.

Invitation to submit activity plan for eTwinning National Support Services for 2014

Invitation to submit activity plan for eTwinning National Support Services for 2014

Budget: 9 668 000
Deadline Date: 07-03-2014

The general objectives of eTwinning to which the National Support Services have to contribute are as follows:to support and further develop the networking of schools and teachers in Europe;to make it possible for all schools in Europe to build pedagogical projects with schools from other countries;to promote innovative cooperation methods and transfer of quality educational approaches and to reinforce language learning and intercultural dialogue;to contribute to the professional development of teachers through their active participation in collaborative projects, communities of practice and specific training activities;to foster the updating of teachers' professional skills in the pedagogical and collaborative use of ICT.

Support to the Integration and Voluntary Return of I/DPs and residents of Konik Camp - phase II (Montenegro)

Budget: 1 000 000
Deadline Date: 23-05-2014

This call for proposals includes two themes which must be present in any proposal.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor The European Union, Turkey and its wider neighbourhood: challenges and opportunities

Budget: 25 000 000
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

Research should analyse the economic, social, political and geostrategic challenges and opportunities - for Turkey itself and for the EU - of further integration of Turkey with the EU, taking into account the different forms this collaboration could take.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor The European Union and integration challenges in the Balkans

Budget: 25 000 000
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

Research should include stock-taking of existing relations between the EU and each of the countries in the Balkans as well as between these countries inter se.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Big data and Open Data Innovation and take-up

Budget: 658 500 000
Deadline Date: 23-04-2014

The activities supported under this topic address the general technological and systemic data challenges that concern entire value chains and/or bridge across borders, languages, industries and sectors.

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR ACCESS TO MARKETS

Budget: 4 4700 000
Deadline Date: 06-06-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for facilitating access to professional audiovisual trade events and markets and the use of online business tools inside and outside the Union;facilitating circulation of European films worldwide and of international films in the Union on all distribution platforms, via international cooperation projects in the audiovisual sector the improvement of the European/international dimension and effectiveness of existing large industry markets and to increase the systemic impact of smaller initiatives.

EUR 200 million loan for renewable energy and energy efficiency in India

EUR 200 million loan for renewable energy and energy efficiency in India

The European Investment Bank is providing a long-term loan of EUR200 million to the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to help finance projects in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector in the country.

Budget 2014 adjustments to facilitate SMEs access to EU funding

Budget 2014 adjustments to facilitate SMEs access to EU funding

The Commission has proposed technical adjustments to the 2014 EU budget to reflect the latest decisions on the new EU expenditure programmes.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps

Budget: 2 500 000
Deadline Date: 15-04-2014

Proposals should at minimum address:A survey of the major investment-readiness (training and pitching events) schemes in Europe, including those launched under FP7, such as the 'ICT Finance Marketplace' and 'European Investor Gate' initiatives.

Strengthening The Organizational, Technical And Administrative Capacities Of The Ministry

Budget: 970 000
Deadline Date: 20-05-2014

The overall objective is to reinforce the Israeli energy sector by strengthening the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources' management capacities, based on European Union (EU) Member States' acquis and experience.

Non State Actors in Development in Yemen

Budget: 1 140 000
Deadline Date: 06-04-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is poverty reduction in the context of sustainable development, including pursuit of the Millennium Development goals (MDG) and other agreed targets by further supporting initiatives of local non state-actors aimed at community development.

EIB Group: Strong response to crisis

EIB Group: Strong response to crisis

19 February 2014 – As an integral part of the European Union’s response to the crisis, the EIB Group significantly stepped up its financial support in 2013 to promote growth and jobs in Europe.

Country Based Support Scheme 2013 Papua New Guinea

Budget: 278 000
Deadline Date: 07-04-2014

In line with Objective 1 of the EIDHR Strategy Paper 2011-2013, priority for this 'Call for Proposals' will be given to at least one of the following areas:Actions that aim to promote democratic principles of equality and participation of women as enshrined in the PNG Constitution and the rule of law.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014 -2015 single stages A Support to European Aviation Research and Innovation Policy

Budget: 23 500 000
Deadline Date: 27-03-2014

Proposals should address fully one of the two following domains:Regarding seamless door to door travel involving air transport, the proposed actions should investigate the profile of customers and better understand their expectations, needs and requirements by collecting data and analysing the current European air transport system and its connections from a user’s perspective.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe The young as a driver of social change

Budget: 10 200 000
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

Research should analyse the norms, values and attitudes of young people in Europe, as well as their expectations regarding public policy and organisation of economic, social and private life, including the organisation of cities and space more generally, as well as the types of business ethos.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Presidency events

Budget: 2 200 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

An integral part of the LEIT-NMP part of Horizon 2020 is to organise events of a major strategic nature.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Presidency events

Budget: 12 500 000
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014

The commitment of the national authorities to support the event(s) (from a political point of view, but also with resources) should be a pre-requisite to submit a proposal.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Earth Observation-2015-LEIT SPACE Stimulating wider research use of Copernicus Sentinel Data

Budget: 26 000 000
Deadline Date: 27-11-2014

To fully benefit from the high scientific, operational and commercial potential of the Sentinel data, development tools, as well as stable and predictable access methods need to be developed, such as:development of simulators of space based earth observation data, to facilitate the uptake of EO data,.

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Tool for the fast and reliable prediction of severe accident progression and anticipation of the source term of a nuclear accident

Budget: 87 870 000
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

For use in emergency operation centres, this tool should be adapted to all types of reactors in operation or foreseeable in the EU.

Non State Actors in Development, In – Country Interventions, Thailand

Budget: 1 800 000
Deadline Date: 17-03-2014

The global objective is the strengthening of civil society operations aiming at promoting an inclusive and empowered society in Thailand and in particular to address the issue of social exclusion and marginalisation in Thailand and to promote social cohesion, dialogue, mutual understanding and reconciliation.

EU-India Research and Innovation Partnership

Budget: 2 000 000
Deadline Date: 21-03-2014

The overall objective of the action is to support the implementation of the Indo-European Partnership for Research and Innovation.

Civil Society Facility for Kosovo

Budget: 400 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2014

The European Union Office in Kosovo is seeking proposals which objective is to contribute to democracy, human rights and rule of law and support the EU integration process through active participation of civil society in the decision and policy making process at all levels of governance.

Broadcasting the EU The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Budget: 240,000 (EUR)
Deadline Date: 06-02-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to contribute to better information of the citizens of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia about the European Union and the impact of the accession process on their daily lives.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor The European Union and the Eastern Partnership

Budget: €25,000,000 H2020-INT-SOCIETY-2015
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

Research should include stock-taking of existing bilateral relations between the EU and all countries in the region as well as between these countries inter se.

eTwinning Plus Partner Support Agency in Tunisia– 2014

Budget: 140 000
Deadline Date: 23-01-2014

The specific objectives of the PSAs are as follows.

Call for Proposals for Capacity Building at Higher Education Institutions in Tanzania in Development of Oil & Gas Sector

Budget: 2 000 000
Deadline Date: 19-03-2014

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote capacity building in Tanzanian institutions of higher education involved in the promotion of the petroleum industry.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for integrating Society in Science and Innovation Pan-European public outreach: exhibitions and science cafés engaging citizens in science

Budget: 22000000
Deadline Date: 16-09-2014

Exhibitions and participatory events shall be interactive and adapted to local/regional conditions (i.

LIFE needs design and implementation improvements, say EU Auditors

LIFE needs design and implementation improvements, say EU Auditors

A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) calls on the EU Commission to increase the effectiveness of the LIFE programme by improving the dissemination and replication of successful environmental projects.

Water innovation in action: €50 million for new research projects

Water innovation in action: €50 million for new research projects

A summary of the 11 resource-efficiency research projects.

Strengthening law enforcement

Budget: 4.500.000
Deadline Date: 17-03-2014

Public safety situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is improved and law enforcement agencies are capable to fight crime more effectively.

First ever “Jobs for Youth” financing for SMEs in Poland

First ever “Jobs for Youth” financing for SMEs in Poland

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 50 million to Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.

EIB and UBI Banca Group provide €350 million for SMEs, midcaps, start-ups and youth employment

EIB and UBI Banca Group provide €350 million for SMEs, midcaps, start-ups and youth employment

The signing of a credit linefosteringyouth employmentbrings the number of mediumto long-termlending agreementsin support of Italian firmsconcluded by the European Investment Bank (EIB)and the UBIBancaGroupin the past three monthsto three – for a total amount of €350 million.

European Social Fund: conference to promote more effective and efficient implementation in 2014-2020

European Social Fund: conference to promote more effective and efficient implementation in 2014-2020

To ensure an efficient and effective use of the more than €70 billion (more than €80 billion in current prices) available to Member States from the 

EBRD, EIB and EU finance improvements to water services in Moldova

EBRD, EIB and EU finance improvements to water services in Moldova

€59 million in loans to modernise water and waste water management in Chisinau.

New opportunities to work with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

New opportunities to work with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launches a selection process today to set up two new Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs), with partners from higher education, research and business.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Reflective societies: cultural heritage and European identities Innovation ecosystems of digital cultural assets

Budget: 10000000
Deadline Date: 21-04-2015

Support and promote access to and resue of cultural heritage resources as part of research and innovation.

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Fostering the network of National Contact Points

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

Support will be given to a consortium of formally nominated NCPs in the area of Nuclear Fission Safety and Radiation Protection (Euratom).

"ISEC" (2007-2013) PREVENTION OF AND FIGHT AGAINST CRIME CALL FOR PROPOSALS JUST/2013/ISEC/DRUGS/AG

Budget: EUR 5.000.000
Deadline Date: 19-03-2014

Projects shall focus on the following priorities:Priority code EPSD: supporting the implementation of the European Pact against Synthetic Drugs, with a specific focus on new psychoactive substances (NPS).

Erasmus+ to boost student exchanges and partnerships between EU and Latin America

Erasmus+ to boost student exchanges and partnerships between EU and Latin America

Students and academic staff from Latin America will have more opportunities to study or train in European universities thanks to increased support from Erasmus+, the new European funding programme for education, training, sport and youth.

Climate Change adaptation and Mitgation, including Energy- Namibia -2014

Budget: € 6,675,000
Deadline Date: 27-03-2014

Guidelines for grant applicants 10th European Development Fund.

New project financed by EIB in the sector of energy for €205 million

New project financed by EIB in the sector of energy for €205 million

Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement for an amount of €205 million to finance ElShababpower plant project.

Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP) Addressing Food Security for the Poor and Vulnerable in Fragile Situations – SOUTH SUDAN

Budget: 5000000
Deadline Date: 07-03-2014

LRRD actions are designed to fill the gap  that exists between (short-term) relief and (long-term) development aid.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Health Co-ordination activities ERA-NET: Establishing synergies between the Joint Programming on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research and Horizon 2020

Budget: €40,000,000 H2020-HCO-2014
Deadline Date: 15-04-2014

Proposals should coordinate national and regional programmes for research in the area of neurodegenerative diseases research by implementing a transnational call with EU co-funding resulting in grants to third parties, with a view to scale-up the implementation of the JPND Research Strategy.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Web Entrepreneurship

Budget: €658,500,000 H2020-ICT-2014-1
Deadline Date: 23-03-2014

The challenge is to create an environment in Europe that encourages more web entrepreneurs to start a business in Europe and grow internationally.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Robotics

Budget: €658,500,000 H2020-ICT-2014-1
Deadline Date: 23-04-2014

The aim is to develop a new generation of industrial and service robots and underpinning technologies, in particular enabling robotic systems to operate in dynamic real-world environments, reaching measurable improvements of abilities such as autonomy and adaptability and interacting in safe ways with humans.

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State aid: Commission consults on draft Communication on State aid to promote Important Projects of Common European Interest

The European Commission is consulting the public on a draft communication on how Member States can support the execution of Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEIs).

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science Developing new world-class research infrastructures Design studies

Budget: €95,000,000 H2020-INFRADEV-1-2014-1
Deadline Date: 02-09-2014

New leading-edge research infrastructures in all fields of science and technology are needed by the European scientific community in order to remain at the forefront of the advancement of research, and to be able to help industry strengthen its base of knowledge and its technological know-how.

HORIZON 2020 Excellent Science European Researchers

Budget: €8,000,000
Deadline Date: 04-03-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Blue Growth:Unlocking the potential of Seas and Oceans Acoustic and imaging technologies

Budget: €82,000,000 H2020-BG-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake Development and market roll-out of innovative energy services and financial schemes for sustainable energy

Budget: €40,800,000 H2020-EE-2015-3 MarketUptake
Deadline Date: 10-06-2015

Proposals focusing on the roll-out of business models for innovative energy efficiency services (e.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake Construction skills

Budget: €42,500,000 H2020-EE-2014-3-MarketUptake
Deadline Date: 05-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Energy Efficiency - Market Uptake Development and market roll-out of innovative energy services and financial schemes for sustainable energy

Budget: €42,500,000 H2020-EE-2014-3-MarketUptake
Deadline Date: 05-06-2014

Proposals focusing on the roll-out of business models for innovative energy efficiency services (e.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Cluster facilitated projects for new industriel chains

Budget: €24,900,000
Deadline Date: 30-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership European label for innovation voucher programmes

Budget: €1,000,000
Deadline Date: 02-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership IPorta 2

Budget: €3,000,000
Deadline Date: 02-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Assessing soil-improving cropping systems

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Strategies for crop productivity, stability and quality

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Biological contamination of crops and the food chain

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Biological contamination of crops and the food chain

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Tackling malnutrition in the elderly

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Tackling malnutrition in the elderly

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

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HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Assessing sustainability of terrestrial livestock production

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Management and sustainable use of genetic resources

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Consolidating the environmental sustainability of European aquaculture

Budget: €93,000,000 H2020-SFS-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security External nutrient inputs

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Soil quality and function

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Towards a gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Optimizing space availability for European Aquaculture

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Native and alien pests in agriculture and forestry

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Traditional resources for agricultural diversity and the food chain

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Authentication of olive oil

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Innovative solutions for sustainable novel food processing

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Tackling losses from terrestrial animal diseases

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security EU-China cooperation on IPM in agriculture

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Sustainable Food Security Proteins of the future

Budget: €128,000,000 H2020-SFS-2014-2
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Improved safety design and operation of fission reactors

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Integrating radiation research in the European Union

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Education and training (Bologna and Copenhagen processes)

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Modelling and analysing the energy system, its transformation and impacts.

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

This action is addressed under the item LCE 21 - 2015 of the Horizon 2020 – Energy Challenge Work Programme 2014-2015 'Social, environmental and economic aspects of the energy system'.

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Nuclear developments and interaction with society

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Supporting the licensing of geological repositories

Budget: €87,870,000 NFRP-2014-2015
Deadline Date: 17-09-2014

Prize Innovation SOFT

Budget: €30,000
Deadline Date: 16-04-2014

There are no specific categories for this prize.

Japan Research and Development Cooperation in Net Futures Experimentation and development on federated Japan - EU testbeds

Budget: €6,000,000 H2020-EUJ-2014
Deadline Date: 10-04-2014

Research and developments targeting at least one of the following challenges:Enhancing the federation of existing Internet of Things and Smart ICT related testbeds and extending the research performed on them to new areas, such as distributed systems for economics, biology or mechanical engineering; multimedia collaboration; etc.

CREATIVE EUROPE Culture Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR EUROPEAN COOPERATION PROJECTS

Budget: EUR 318 million over the period 2014-2020
Deadline Date: 04-03-2014

The main objectives of the support for cultural cooperation projects are: - to support the capacity of the European cultural and creative sectors to operate transnationally and internationally and to promote the transnational circulation of cultural and creative works and transnational mobility of cultural and creative players, in particular artists; - to contribute to audience development by helping European artists/cultural professionals and their works reach new and enlarged audiences and improve access to cultural and creative works in the European Union (hereafter 'the EU') and beyond with a particular focus on children, young people, people with disabilities and underrepresented groups, by engaging in new and innovative ways with audiences both to retain and enlarge them, and to improve the experience and deepen the relationship with current and future audiences; - to contribute to innovation and creativity in the field of culture, for instance through artistic innovation, the testing of new business models, the use of digital technologies and the promotion of innovative spill-overs on other sectors.

CREATIVE EUROPE Culture Sub-programme SUPPORT TO EUROPEAN PLATFORMS

Budget: EUR 27 million over the period 2014-2020
Deadline Date: 18-03-2014

The main specific objectives of the European platform projects are the following: - to foster the development of emerging talent and stimulate the transnational mobility of cultural and creative players and circulation of works, with the potential to exert a broad influence on the cultural and creative sectors and to provide for lasting effects.

CREATIVE EUROPE Culture Sub-programme SUPPORT TO EUROPEAN NETWORKS

Budget: EUR 27 million over the period 2014-2020
Deadline Date: 19-03-2014

The main objectives of the support for European networks are:  - to offer co-financing in order to implement activities aiming at strengthening the capacity of the cultural and creative sectors to operate trans-nationally and internationally and to adapt to change; - to offer co-financing with a view to achieving the general objectives of fostering and promoting cultural and linguistic diversity and strengthening the competitiveness of the cultural and creative sectors, also through the promotion of innovation.

CREATIVE EUROPE Culture Sub-programme SUPPORT TO LITERARY TRANSLATION PROJECTS

Budget: EUR 31,8 million over the period 2014-2020
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014

The main objectives of the support for literary translation projects are:  - to support cultural and linguistic diversity in the Union and in other countries participating in the Culture Sub-programme of the Creative Europe Programme; - to promote the transnational circulation of high quality literary works, as well as to improve access to these literary works in the European Union (hereafter "the EU") and beyond and to reach new audiences.

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Budget: EUR 1.900,000
Deadline Date: 28-03-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for.

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT TO INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTION FUNDS

Deadline Date: 21-03-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for:

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR THE TRANSNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN FILMS

Budget: EUR 8,000,000
Deadline Date: 28-02-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 02-07-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following.

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT SINGLE PROJECT AND SLATE FUNDING

Budget: EUR 17.500,000
Deadline Date: 28-02-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 06-06-2014

CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA Sub-programme SUPPORT FOR TELEVISION PROGRAMMING OF AUDIOVISUAL EUROPEAN WORKS

Budget: EUR 11.800,000
Deadline Date: 28-02-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 13-06-2014

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures.

Employment: Commission proposes to improve EURES job search network

The panEuropean job search network EURES would be strengthened to provide more job offers.

State aid: Commission approves amendments to a UK scheme financing small and medium enterprises

he European Commission has found several amendments to a UK scheme allowing publicly-backed funds to invest in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) affected by a market failure, to be in line with EU state aid rules.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative, Sustainable and inclusive Bioeconomy Unlocking the growth potential of rural areas through enhanced governance and social innovation

Budget: €17,000,000 H2020-ISIB-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Proposals should undertake a thorough analysis of social innovation in agriculture, forestry and rural development, encompassing its complexity and various dimensions as well as its impact on unfolding the territorial capital in different regional contexts.

horizon-2020-excellent-science-hpc HPC Ecosystem Development

Budget: €97,400,000 H2020-FETHPC-2014
Deadline Date: 25-11-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Demonstrating the concept of

Budget: €50,000,000 H2020-SC5-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

Proposals should scale up, demonstrate, deploy, test and validate in real-life conditions the concept of Citizen Observatories and the effective transfer of environmental knowledge for policy, industrial, research and societal use, with a focus on the domain of land cover/land use, both in rural and urban areas.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Factories of the Future ICT-enabled modelling, simulation, analytics and forecasting technologies

Budget: €145,000,000 H2020-FoF-2015
Deadline Date: 09-12-2014

Increased productivity during design and ramp-up phases and for higher mass customization capacity for big enterprises as well as SMEs through access to on-demand scalable manufacturing process chains and services and through agreed data standards.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Factories of the Future ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs (I4MS)

Budget: €145,000,000 H2020-FoF-2015
Deadline Date: 09-12-2014

 Three areas of technologies are targeted for the Innovation actions:

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Mapping Member State research and innovation in climate change, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Budget: €120,000,000 H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage
Deadline Date: 10-03-2015

Mapping Member State research and innovation in climate change, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials:

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Strategic international dialogues and cooperation with raw materials producing countries and industry

Budget: €120,000,000 H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage
Deadline Date: 10-03-2015

Strategic international dialogues and cooperation with raw materials producing countries and industry:

horizon-2020-societal-challenges-growing-a-low-carbon-resource-efficient-economy-with-a-sustainable-supply-of-raw-materials New sustainable exploration technologies and geomodels

Budget: €120,000,000 H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage
Deadline Date: 10-03-2015

In the longer term pushing the EU to the forefront in the areas of sustainable exploration, mining and processing technologies and solutions.

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Raw materials research and innovation coordination

Budget: €120,000,000 H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage
Deadline Date: 10-03-2015

Raw materials research and innovation coordination: 

e-Infrastructure for Open Access

Budget: €13,000,000 H2020-EINFRA-2014-1
Deadline Date: 15-04-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnology

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnology

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Metagenomics as innovation driver

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Synthetic biology – construction of organisms for new products and processes

Budget: €47,900,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2014-1
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Downstream processes unlocking biotechnological transformations

Budget: €47,900,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2014-1
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Eco-innovative solutions

Budget: €54,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Eco-innovative solutions

Budget: €54,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Eco-innovative strategies

Budget: €54,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Eco-innovative strategies

Budget: €54,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

Budget: €20,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials Secondary raw materials inventory

Budget: €20,000,000 H2020-WASTE-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

Secondary raw materials inventory:

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Coordinating European Observation Networks to reinforce the knowledge base for climate, natural resources and raw materials

Budget: €73,000,000 H2020-SC5-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

Coordinating European Observation Networks to reinforce the knowledge base for climate, natural resources and raw materials: 

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Facilitating transnational cooperation between NCPs in Societal Challenge 5

Budget: €73,000,000 H2020-SC5-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

Facilitating transnational cooperation between NCPs in Societal Challenge 5: 

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Structuring research on soil, land-use and land management in Europe

Budget: €73,000,000 H2020-SC5-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

Structuring research on soil, land-use and land management in Europe:

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials Strategic international dialogues and cooperation on raw materials with technologically advanced countries

Budget: €73,000,000 H2020-SC5-2014-one-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014

Strategic international dialogues and cooperation on raw materials with technologically advanced countries: 

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY Highly flexible and efficient fossil fuel power plants

Budget: €94,000,000 H2020-LCE-2015-1
Deadline Date: 03-09-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 03-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY New knowledge and technologies

Budget: €113,000,000 H2020-LCE-2014-1
Deadline Date: 01-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 23-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Europe as a global actor Europe Europe

Budget: €25,000,000 H2020-INT-SOCIETY-2015
Deadline Date: 07-01-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe Demonstration/pilot activities

Budget: €75,000,000 H2020-WATER-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 16-10-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 10-03-2015

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe First application and market replication

Budget: €52,000,000 H2020-WATER-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 16-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe Water cycle under future climate

Budget: €52,000,000 H2020-WATER-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 08-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 16-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Biomaterials for the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Widening materials models

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

 

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call fo Joint EU & MS activity on the next phase of research in support of regulation

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Assessment of environmental fate of nanomaterials

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Nanomedicine therapy for cancer

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

 

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Fibre-based materials for non-clothing applications

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Low-energy solutions for drinking water production

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015