Research Call 2019

The EPA Research Call 2019 is now closed.

The EPA launched its 2019 Research Call on the 30th of April 2019. It sought proposals from the research community to help identify solutions to climate change and other emerging and complex environmental problems. The Research Call highlighted the importance of a clean, healthy and well-protected environment for our health, our wellbeing and our quality of life.

With up to €10.2 million available for new research projects to be awarded in 2019 and 2020, innovative proposals were invited in response to 40 call topics.

Full details of the call topics can be found in the Technical Description Documents. Please also refer to the Research Call Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)s page.

The Research Call was divided into three strands:

The indicative timeframe is as follows (all times are Irish Standard Time):

Call opening 30th April 2019
Deadline for technical queries 19th June 2019 (5.00 pm)
Application submission deadline 28th June 2019 (5.00 pm)
Organisational approval deadline 10th July 2019 (5.00 pm)
Evaluation process July/September 2019
Negotiation  September/October 2019
Grant award November 2019