Research is vital for environmental protection and often environmental challenges go beyond national frontiers requiring a coordinated approach at European and international level. This page provides information about international research collaboration and transnational research funding.
Often environmental challenges go beyond national frontiers and require a coordinated approach at European and global level.
We actively promote, participate in and facilitate the participation in a number of international programmes.
Horizon Europe is Europe’s main instrument for funding research and development and will run from 2021–2027 with a budget of c. €95 billion.
Five Missions Areas have been identified. A mission is a portfolio of actions across disciplines intended to achieve a bold, inspirational and measurable goal within a set timeframe, with impact for society and policy making, as well as relevance for a significant part of the European population and wide range of European citizens.
The EPA is involved as National Expert as well as National Contact Point for the Horizon Europe Clusters 5 and 6
Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) aim to enhance collaboration between national research programmes in Europe to address key societal challenges in a more efficient and effective manner.
The EPA is involved in two JPIs:
The EPA also partners with: