Current open calls

Open calls are listed by programs.

 

Call: Free transnational on-demand access to expertise, training and methodologies related to marine threats and observations in the Mediterranean sea | Deadline: 8 November 2021

sharemed call posterSHAREMED partners are launching this innovative initiative for practical marine research collaboration activities with Mediterranean institutions. This is a unique opportunity to boost your research by taking one or more offers that are presented in this Call for Transnational On-Demand Access. This will match you to a SHAREMED project partner and provide you with expertise, training and sharing of methodologies and operational models and systems.

It is all free, paid to you by SHAREMED.

Just visit our dedicated website directly through www.capemalta.net/sharemed-on-demand

or through the project website  https://sharemed.interreg-med.eu/  to read the details and apply.

Deadline for application is 8th November 2021. Follow the simple online application, click your preferred offer on the list and let the process play. We will contact you and serve your demand.

Eligibility criteria apply and applications will be assessed by a project selection panel.

This is the SHAREMED way of doing capitalisation through sharing and exploiting expertise, technology and know-how by joining efforts and resources to do things together.

For any further information or queries, please contact Prof. Aldo Drago

Coordinator of this capitalisation activity

(aldo.f.drago@gmail.com or aldo.drago@um.edu.mt)

seagrass photo with call-title text

Meer Wissen call for proposals: strengthening the knowledge base for marine and coastal nature-based Solutions in selected African countries | Deadline: 31 december 2021

Deadline: 31 December 2021
Budget: 360.000 EUR
Countries: Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia

Themes

  • Governance, ICZM, MSP, data and monitoring (O3)

Objective

Marine Nature-based Solutions (NbS) play a significant role in climate adaptation, coastal protection and climate mitigation, but also food security as well as biodiversity conservation and for safeguarding the livelihoods of coastal populations.

The objective of this Call for Proposals is to improve the knowledge base for marine and coastal NbS and to improve the use and uptake in national strategies and action plans.

More information: visit the Meer Wissen call website

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Clean Energy Transition : Deadline: 12 January 2022

Deadline: 12 January 2022
Budget: 1 billion EUR
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Maritime Renewable Energy (O2/ P5)
  • Maritime Research and innovation (O2)
  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • Governance, ICZM, MSP, data and monitoring (O3)

Objective

Up to 18 different calls have been launched under the sub-programme Clean Energy Transition of the LIFE Programme, with an approximate total allocation of 1 bn EUR

Available Calls for proposals relevant to the Blue Economy:

LIFE-2021-CET-LOCAL: Technical support to clean energy transition plans and strategies in municipalities and regions

LIFE-2021-CET-GOV: Multilevel climate and energy dialogue to deliver the energy Governance

LIFE-2021-CET-VALUECHAIN: Fostering sustainable energy uptake along the whole value chain in industry and services

LIFE-2021-CET-SMARTSERV: Establish innovative business models and contractual schemes for smart and sector-integrating energy services

LIFE-2021-CET-INNOFIN:  Innovative financing schemes for sustainable energy investments

LIFE-2021-CET-ENERCOM: Developing support mechanisms for energy communities and other citizen-led initiatives in the field of sustainable

 

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Strategic Integrated Projects (SIP) – Climate Action | Deadline: 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 35.000.000 € (Estimated number of projects to be funded: 2-4)
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)

Objective

Support the full implementation of the following strategies and plans:

  • National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP, Regulation on the governance of the energy union and climate action (EU)2018/1999).
  • National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAP).
  • National or regional adaptation strategies or action plans.
  • Urban or community-based action plans pioneering the transition to a low carbon and/or climate resilient society.
  • National, regional or industry-/sector-specific greenhouse gas mitigation strategies or low carbon economy roadmaps contributing to climate neutrality.

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Climate Governance and Information – Standard Action Projects (SAP) | Deadline: 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 8.000.000 € (Estimated number of projects to be funded: 5)
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)
  • Governance, ICZM, MSP, data and monitoring (O3)

Objective

LIFE Climate Change Governance and Information aims at supporting the development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of the Union legislation and policy on climate change, contributing to climate change mitigation and/or adaptation. This includes improving governance through enhancing the capacities of public and private actors and the involvement of civil society.

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Climate Change Mitigation – Standard Action Projects (SAP) : Deadline: 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 30.500.000 € (Estimated number of projects to be funded: 15)
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)

Objective

Projects under the Climate Change Mitigation Priority Area should contribute to the socially just and sustainable transition towards a climate neutral economy by 2050 and to reaching the EU emission reduction target for 2030 to at least 55% compared with 1990 levels.

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Climate Change Adaptation – Standard Action Projects (SAP) | Deadline 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 30.500.000 € (Estimated number of projects to be funded: 15)
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)

Objective

Projects under this strand should help to achieve the long-term vision of the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change that, in 2050, the EU will be a climate-resilient society which is fully adapted to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Projects should help to reinforce adaptive capacity, strengthen resilience, and reduce vulnerability, in line with the Paris Agreement and the proposed European Climate Law.

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Environment governance – Standard Action Projects (SAP) | Deadline 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 100.420.656 €
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)
  • Governance, ICZM, MSP, data and monitoring (O3)

Objective

The aim is to facilitate the transition toward a sustainable, circular, toxic-free, energy-efficient/climate-resilient economy and toward a toxic-free environment as well as to protect, restore and improve the quality of the environment.

More information: Visit the call webpage

HORIZON Europe Call – Demonstration of wave energy devices to increase experience in real sea condition | Deadline: 5 January 2022

Deadline: 5 January 2022
Budget: 15.000.000 €
Countries: Algeria, France, Italy, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia

Themes

  • Shipping and Ports (O2/P4)
  • Maritime Renewable Energy (O2/ P5)
  • Maritime Research and innovation (O2)

Objective

This call aims to fund projects contributing to Demonstrated performance and reliability of wave energy devices producing comparable and public results using international metrics

More information: Visit the call webpage

LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 – Circular Economy and Quality of Life – Standard Action Projects (SAP) | Deadline 30 November 2021

Deadline: 30 November 2021, 17:00h Brussels time
Budget: 100.420.656 €
Countries: France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain

Themes

  • Marine pollution and circular economy (O2/P4)
  • MPA’s and nature conservation (O2/P5)

Objective

The aim is to facilitate the transition toward a sustainable, circular, toxic-free, energy-efficient/climate-resilient economy and toward a toxic-free environment as well as to protect, restore and improve the quality of the environment.

More information: Visit the call webpage