The WaterWorks2014 Cofudend Call is now OPEN WaterWorks2014

Proposals for multi-national, collaborative research, development and innovation projects are invited on the topic:

Research and Innovation for Developing Technological Solutions and Services:

  1. for Water Treatment, Reuse, Recycling and Desalination;
  2. for Water Resources Management;
  3. to Mitigate Impacts of Extreme Events (Floods and Droughts) at Catchment Scale.

This Cofunded Call is funded by 17 Water JPI organisations from 15 different member countries.

Each project consortium should include a minimum of 3 partners from 3 different participating countries.
Deadline dates:

1st Stage - Deadline for Submission of Pre-Proposals: 4 May 2015, 17h00 (CET)

2nd Stage - Deadline for Submission of Full Proposals: 14 September 2015, 17h00 (CET)

More information

The kick-off meeting of the seven water research projects funded by the first joint call of the Water Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) took place in Brussels on the 11th March 2015. This meeting involved representatives of the funding ministries and national agencies of the member states, which funded this joint call, and many researchers involved in the activities of the projects FRAME, MOTREM, PROMOTE, METAWATER, PERSIST, StARE, TRACE on the common topic of “Emerging water contaminants – anthropogenic pathogens and pollutants. This event was also a good opportunity for welcoming the researchers involved in these seven projects into the Water JPI community, networking, and for strengthening the science and policy interface within the Water JPI,  which is also based on the fundamental concept of co-production of new knowledge on the topics identified in its jointly elaborated Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. The presentations made during this kick-off meeting are available here
Water JPI event at EXPO2015
EXPO 2015 - Milano A round table on drinkable water and water-food nexus organized by our team will be held in the pavilion Europea of the European Commission at EXPO 2015 in Milan next 17th June from 11-13 h. The international collaborative activities performed by the Water JPI in developing safe water systems for the citizens and implementing a water bio-based economy will be presented.       Event programme   -    Registration form
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Mapping water RDI in EU and associated countries

A report on the water research and innovation mapping exercise, included in WP 2 of the Coordination and Support Action WatEUr is available here, aiming at facilitating a better understanding of the European water-related RDI landscape. Read more

The Implementation Plan

The WATER JPI Implementation Plan for the period 2014-2016 focuses on activities classified into three types: interfacing with society, empowering research and innovation actors, improving the RDI programmes.

The WATER JPI will be a relevant structure for Horizon 2020

External advice to the development and the implementation of Horizon 2020 is provided according to the EC COM 494 2013
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