* The following Brazilian States will participate in the call, with the support of CONFAP : Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Distrito Federal, Espirito Santu, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
The loss of biodiversity and the deterioration of ecological services or "ecosystemic services" are increasing at an unprecedented rate on both the European and global scale. This damage is impacting not just the natural world but human society as a whole. Financial support to the sciences related to biodiversity scientific questions should therefore provide a mean towards new answers for major societal and global problems.
The aim of this new call for proposals is to support the development of transnational collaborative projects addressing the following theme on biodiversity and climate change
This call will cover the following four non-exclusive themes:
Scientific teams are invited to form transnational consortia comprising research groups from at least three countries participating in the call (including minimum two from EU Member States or EU Associated Countries).
For applicants from the overseas: provided the criterion above is met (Partners from at least two different EU Member States or Associated Countries participating in the call), for proposals including Partners from outermost regions and overseas countries and territories participating in the call, if two outermost regions and overseas countries and territories are from the same country, these are counted as two participating countries (for the criteria: at least three different countries).
An overall budget of ca. €26M has been provisionally reserved. ANR confirmed its contribution to the call for a maximum amount of €2 M.
Proposals will be evaluated according to criteria of scientific excellence, (policy relevance and societal impact (which includes stakeholder engagement), and quality and efficiency of the project implementation.
Pre-proposals and full proposals (to be written in English) must be submitted electronically with the Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS). You will find all submission information on BiodivERsA website.
Funding organisation contact point for ANR:
Céline BILLIERE, Chargée de missions scientifiques, +33 1 73 54 82 60, celine.billiere(at)agencerecherche.fr
We invite you to regularly consult the BiodivERsA website, on which you will find all updated information on the call (see above).
Whilst applications will be submitted jointly by research Partners from several countries, individual partners will be funded by the funding organisation of their country/region. French applicants are therefore subject to the ANR eligibility criteria and funding of French applicants will be regulated according to the ANR rules. We also invite you to read carefully the “Appendix for French participants” (see above) and ANR financial rules.