Selected – 2020

Food Systems and Climate (FOSC)

The new Horizon 2020 ERA‐NET‐Cofund on Food Systems and Climate (FOSC) opened its trans‐continental call for research proposals in the field of food systems and climate. The call will support basic and applied research and is focused on the interactions between climate change and food systems: assessing the consequences of climate change on agri‐food markets and developing sustainable and resilient food value chains in the context of changing food needs and patterns (diets).

The call aims to support scientifically excellent, trans‐continental research, development and innovation projects that contribute to the knowledge base on food systems and climate change.

The countries and agencies participating in this call are:

European funding organizations from: Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

African funding organizations from: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ivory Coast*, Kenya, Morocco *, Senegal, South Africa

Latin American funding agencies from: Brazil *, Honduras, Panama

* countries are not eligible for EC contribution.

Opening : 2020-01-16 at 14:00 CET
Deadline for pre-proposals submission : 2020-02-19 at 17:00 CET
Application Deadline : 2020-07-21 at 17:00 CEST

The project must be submitted by the coordinator in electronic form on the website accessible via, before the deadline. The project must be written on the form also available on the website. The call document, national rules and contact points for participating countries are also available on the project site.

Call secretariat:

Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE, DE)
Vera Steinberg, vera.steinberg(at), 004922868453653
JohannesBender, johannes.bender(at), 004922868453610

ANR contact point

Agence National de la Recherche (ANR, FR)
Stefana Ganea Kozin: Stefana.GANEAKOZIN(at)


Consult the upcoming and current calls of the portal

The portal centralises all information on calls for proposals and calls for applications from ADEME, ANR, Inserm including ANRS, Anses and INCa. It provides a simplified access to upcoming and ongoing calls, giving a greater visibility to funding opportunities. Following their closing date, the calls remain published for a few months.


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