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

Scheme Currently Opening next in
EPA Research calls Closed 

The EPA Research Call will open in April 2023.  (Date TBC).

Other EPA Research calls Open

EPA Waters of Life Research Call 2023

Submission deadline: Wednesday 8th March 2023 at 17:00GMT

EPA Green Enterprise scheme

Closed The 2023 Green Enterprise Call will open in March/April 2023.

PhD scholarships funding opportunities

Closed 2023

Strategic & Collaborative awards 


Strategic and Collaborative funding opportunities will be advertised here.

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.