This call for proposals is open to scientific teams from 10 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and Turkey) for a total budget of more than €7 M. The French National Research Agency (ANR) has reserved a budget of €1.5 M for this call for proposals and the French National Agency for Water and Aquatic Environments (ONEMA) €500 k.
The European partners in the BiodivERsA network have joined efforts to organise and fund a pan-European call for research projects on invasive species and biological invasions. The call will address the following themes:
The main scientific themes are further detailed in the complete announcement of opportunity.
French scientific teams will be invited to form transnational research consortia with teams from minimum 2 other different countries (from the countries participating in the call: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and Turkey). The research proposals will be evaluated across criteria of scientific excellence and policy relevance. It is also expected that the European scope of the projects will provide added-value to the research carried out.
ANR Programme Director: Maurice Heral
ANR Project Officer: Mathieu Rauch