BiodivRestore Call pre-announcement

The Water JPI and BiodivERsA are pleased to pre-announce a joint call for research and innovation projects on Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity, including a focus on aquatic systems.

This joint call includes a focus on freshwater aquatic systems but all environments (i.e. terrestrial, freshwater and marine) are eligible.

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

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

At this stage, the following countries have expressed a preliminary interest to participate in the call with a total amount of over 18 Million euros*:

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

* The list of Brazilian States participating in the call will be communicated later

For more information, please check the program's website here.