LIFE+, the Financial Instrument for the Environment, entered into force with the publication of the Regulation in the Official Journal L149 of 9 June 2007. View the LIFE+ Regulation
The fifth LIFE+ call for proposals was published in the Official Journal (2011/C62/07) on 26 February 2011. The deadline for applicants to send proposals to Member State authorities is 18/07/2011.
|Calendar of the LIFE+ 2011 selection procedure|
|26/02/2011||Publication of the call|
|18/07/2011||Deadline for applicants to send proposals to Member State authorities|
|09/09/2011||Deadline for the Member States to forward proposals to the European Commission|
to June 2012
|Admissibility, exclusion and eligibility, evaluation and revision of the proposals|
|July-August 2012||Signature of individual grant agreements|
|01/06/2012||Earliest possible starting date for the 2011 projects|
The European Commission has also scheduled Information Sessions in each EU member state, in the national language, for potential LIFE+ applicants. The Sessions have provided valuable advice and guidance on what national authorities and the Commission expect from project proposals. Potential applicants were advised to attend one of these Sessions, which have taken place in February,March or April 2011. The schedule of the Information Sessions are published on the Information sessions page.