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 

EPA Research Call 2022 is now open and will close for submissions on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 17:00 GMT.  View more details.

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Other EPA Research calls Open

EPA Nitrous Oxide from Peatlands Research Call 2022 is open and will close for submissions on Wednesday 1st of June 2022 at 17:00 GMT.

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EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Closed 2022

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed 2022

Strategic & Collaborative awards 

Open

DOROTHY Research Fellowship Scheme (Irish Research Council, Health Research Board, EPA and co-funded by the EC) closing on the 23rd May 2022. View more details.

Opening soon:

2022 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

Open

Call 2022-01 -  Development of a monitoring programme to assess the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive - This call will close for submissions on Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 17:00 GMT.

Call 2022-02 -  Supporting policy development for ‘out of season’ bathing in Ireland - This call will close for submissions on Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 17:00 GMT.

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.