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 Open 

EPA Research Fellowships Call 2021

  • Analysis of terrestrial GHG emissions and removals and wider impacts of land management and peatland restoration on Ireland’s Nitrogen cycle - Nitrous Oxide
  • Analysis of terrestrial GHG emissions and removals and wider impacts of land management and peatland restoration on Ireland’s Carbon cycle - Carbon Dioxide

Submission deadline: 26th January 2022 at 17:00 GMT

EPA Research Call 2021 is now closed and will open next in 2022

EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Closed 2022

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed 2022

Strategic & Collaborative awards 

Closed

Opening soon:

DOROTHY Research Fellowship Scheme (Irish Research Council, Health Research Board, EPA and co-funded by the EC) opening in early 2022. View more details

2022 Water4All Partnership Joint Transnational call on Management of water resources for increased resilience, adaptation and mitigation to hydroclimatic extreme events (opening in January 2022). View more details

Fast-Track to Policy funding

Closed

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

Event Support

Open 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.