Improved transnational monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystem change for science and society - BiodivMon
This call aims at supporting transnational research projects (3-years duration) addressing one or more of the 3 (non-exclusive) themes below:
- Theme 1: Innovation and harmonization of methods and tools for collection and management of biodiversity monitoring data
- Theme 2: Addressing knowledge gaps on biodiversity status, dynamics, and trends to reverse biodiversity loss
- Theme 3: Making use of available biodiversity monitoring data
This Research & Innovation call should allow us to better characterize, understand and report on the state and trends of biodiversity. The call covers all environments, i.e. terrestrial, freshwater and marine in Europe and beyond.
Research teams are invited to form transnational research consortia with eligible research partners requesting financial support from minimum 3 funding organizations from different countries participating in the call (including minimum two from EU Member States or EU Associated Countries). 46 Funding Organisations from 33 countries are joining this call and have reserved – together with the European Commission – a total amount of over 40 million euros: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania (Subject to approval), Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Tunisia and Turkey.
A two-step evaluation process applies, with a mandatory submission of pre- and full proposals (in English) via an Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS).
Please make sure to consult the documents listed at the end of this webpage for more information regarding the topics and the modalities of this call.
- List of selected projects
Looking for a partner or a project to join? Use the Biodiversa+ Partner Search Tool available here
Get ready by consulting:
- The Biodiversa+ Stakeholder Engagement Handbook for more information on stakeholder engagement in funded projects;
- The Biodiversa+ Policy Guide for more information on policy relevance of research proposals, and for engagement of policy-stakeholders;
- The Biodiversa+ Citizen Science toolkit for more information on how to engage citizens in your research projects;
- The Biodiversa+ Data Management Guide for more information on how to write and develop your data management plan with a focus on making your data and publications as open as possible
A general and informative webinar dedicated to the international researchers community and presented in English was organized on the 20th September to answer your questions regarding this call. You are invited to watch the replay and to get access to the presentation here.
A national information webinar (in French) will be organized for the French research community on Oct. 4th 2022, from 10:30 AM to noon (CEST). Register to this event now.
Please note that each research Partner in a project must comply with the eligibility criteria and rules of its national or regional funding organization available here. Self-funded research partners are allowed but they must be able to provide justification/proof of their funding within the pre- and full proposals.
For specific questions related to the budget, criteria and rules of your funding organisation, please consult your Funding organisation’s rules and contact your Funding Organisation Contact Point (FCP) – available here.
For general information on the call, please contact the Call Secretariat: biodiversa.cs(at)agencerecherche.fr (Céline Billière and Clara Superbie)
For technical questions regarding the EPSS, please contact the EPSS technical helpdesk: Taavi Tiirik, epss.biodiversa(at)g.etag.ee
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