2020 EU-funded LIFE programme calls for proposals

Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
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The European Commission has launched its 2020 call for project proposals under the LIFE programme.

This year, more than €450 million have been earmarked for nature conservation, environmental protection and climate action projects.

LIFE funds projects under its environment and climate action sub-programmes, thereby helping implement the European Green Deal.

New measures that the European Commission has already introduced to lessen the impact of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic include:

  • All submission deadlines are being extended by one month.
  • Private entities are no longer obliged to launch open tenders for contracts above 135 000 euros.
  • Projects can financially support small, local initiatives.
  • A special section on start-up companies has been integrated into the guidelines.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia