EPA Research funding

EPA Research funding is provided under its four interconnected hubs: 

  • Addressing climate change evidence needs 
  • Facilitating a green and circular economy 
  • Delivering a healthy environment 
  • Protecting and restoring our natural environment

Funding schemes and opportunities

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EPA Research calls Open

The EPA Research Call 2023 is now closed for applications.  Authorisation deadline: 8 June 2023 (16:00 Irish standard time)

Read more about the call.

Watch the call information webinar.

Download the call information webinar slides.

Download the call flyer.

Other EPA Research calls Closed


EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Closed TBC

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed 2023

Strategic & Collaborative awards 


The second call for DOROTHY COFUND applications is open.

Submission deadline: Wednesday 21st June 2023 at 16:00GMT.

View more information on the DOROTHY website.

Fast-Track to Policy funding


Funding opportunities will be advertised following the identification of urgent emerging policy questions.

Event Support

Open Rolling deadlines

Read about funding opportunities under Horizon Europe Clusters 5 (Climate, energy and mobility) and Cluster 6 (Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment).

Recent EPA awards

View more information about recent EPA awards

EPA Grant Management and Application portal

The EPA's Grant Management and Application portal is a web-based system that enables the online submission, evaluation and ongoing management of applications for research fundingRead more about EPA SmartSimple User Guidance and useful documents.