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

SchemeCurrentlyOpening next in
EPA Research calls Closed - at evaluation stage Open - Submission deadline 14 July 2021

EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Closed - at organisation approval stage Open- Submission deadline 29 July 2021

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed September 2021 (EPA-IRC Scheme)

Strategic & Collaborative awards 


August/September 2021 (Fulbright-EPA) 

Fast-Track to Policy funding

Closed Summer 2021

Event Support

Open From July 2021 (Rolling deadlines)

Click here to view the guide to the funding schemes available in 2021

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

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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.