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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)

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 – 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

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

HORIZON Europe Call – Digital transition supporting inspection and control for sustainable fisheries | Deadline: 6 October 2021

Deadline: 6 October
Budget: 10.000.000 €
Countries: Algeria, France, Italy, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia

Themes:

  • Maritime Safety and security (O1/P1)
  •  Fisheries/ Aquaculture (O2/P2)
  •  Maritime skills and education (O2/P6)
  •  Governance, ICZM, MSP, data and monitoring (O3)

 

Description:

This call has the objective to support a project aiming at developing Research and Innovation (R&I) under the topic of Digitisation and advanced tools applied to the inspection and control for sustainable fisheries

 

Deadline to submit proposals: 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 | 17:00 (Brussels time)

In line with the European Green Deal objectives, Common Fisheries Policy, the ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy for a fair healthy and environmentally friendly food system, and the Blue Growth strategy, the successful proposal will support better fisheries management through data and technological development.

Project results are expected to contribute to some or all of the following expected outcomes:

  • Advancing the digital transition for fisheries inspection and control and deliver data for fisheries science, management and monitoring in a cost-efficient way to fully achieve the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).
  • Delivering innovative technological solutions such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and advance sensing technologies to support biologically complex data analysis
  • Devise new monitoring and control strategies to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) and promote sustainable fisheries in the EU and globally.
  • Create a new generation of jobs in the EU requiring digital and high-tech know-how applied to fisheries.
  • Improve the professional skills and competences of those working and being trained to work within the blue economy.

 

More information

More information at the call webpage

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HORIZON Europe Call – Sea to fork transparency and consumer engagement | Deadline: 6 October 2021

HORIZON Europe Call – Demonstration of measures and management for coastal and marine ecosystems restoration and resilience in simplified socio-ecological systems | Deadline: 6 October 2021

Deadline: 6 October 2021
Budget: 10.000.000 €
Countries: Algeria, France, Italy, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia

Themes

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

Objective

A successful proposal will improve the knowledge to restore ecosystems and halt biodiversity loss, supporting notably the following impact in this destination: ‘Biodiversity decline, its main direct drivers and their interrelations are better understood and addressed’

More information: Visit the call webpage