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 Closed 

EPA Research Call 2022 is now closed for submissions. View more details.

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Other EPA Research calls Closed

Other EPA Research funding opportunities will be advertised here.

EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Open The 2022 Green Enterprise call is now open and will close on Tuesday 19th July 2022 at 17:00 GMT. View more details.

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed 2022

Strategic & Collaborative awards 


The EPA is a co-funding partner of the 2022 SFI-IRC PATHWAY Programme 2022

The 2022 SFI-IRC Pathway Programme has two deadlines:

  • Notification of Research Body’s approved candidates: 22nd July 2022 at 13:00 GMT.
  • Full-proposal deadline: 14th September 2022 at 13:00 GMT.

View more details.

Opening soon:

Water4All Partnership Joint Transnational call on Management of water resources for increased resilience, adaptation and mitigation to hydroclimatic extreme events.

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

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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.