EPA Funding

2019 EPA Research Calls (Status: Closed)

This year, proposals were sought from the research community to help identify solutions to emerging and complex environmental problems. The research call highlighted the importance of a clean, healthy and well-protected environment for our health, our wellbeing and our quality of life. 

With up to €10.2m available for new research projects to be awarded in 2019 and 2020, the Research Call was divided into three strands: Water; Climate & Air, and Environmental Sustainability. Full details of the call topics can be found in the Technical Description Documents.  Please also refer to the Research Call Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

About EPA Funding

The EPA’s current Research Programme 2014–2020 provides funding under three pillars -SustainabilityClimate and Water.

This is facilitated through the annual EPA Research Call, which is announced between April and June each year

As well as providing funding through the annual EPA Research Call under the pillars, we also provide funding for:

Other Funding Opportunities 

Joint Transnational Call on Aquatic Pollutants

The three Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) have launched a joint transnational call for research and innovation projects on risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in the water resources.

To find out more about this call go to: The Water JPI Website or the Aquatic Pollutants Submission Platform 

Deadline for Submission of Pre-Proposals: Postponed to 18th May 2020 17:00 CEST (Berlin time)

Deadline for Submission of Full Proposals: 14th August 2020 17:00 CEST (Berlin time)