EPA Funding

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:

Green Enterprise 2020 Call

A funding programme to support innovators in Ireland to develop and demonstrate consumer and business solutions that will stimulate the circular economy is now open for applications.
The EPA-led Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy funding programme will provide grant-aid to demonstration type projects.

Click here to view more information on the Green Enterprise webpage.

Please see Documents for EPA Calls Annouced in 2019 & 2020 for call documents.  Please also refer to the Research Call Frequently Asked Questions webpage (FAQs).

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 (Now Closed): 18th May 2020 17:00 CEST (Berlin time)

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