LIFE programme

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action created in 1992. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion.


  • 23/09/2020

    Changing the rules: A new, green blueprint for waste management in Europe

    Sustainable waste management is a key part of any green business strategy. An international company based in Sweden has embarked on a LIFE project that shows how reducing the waste from your business can protect the environment while boosting profits.
  • 15/09/2020

    LIFE at Ecomondo 2020: EU funding for your circular ideas

    Once again, the LIFE programme will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy, from 3 to 6 November 2020. It will bring together all sectors of the circular economy, from material and energy recovery to sustainable development.
  • 15/09/2020

    Social media tips to promote your LIFE project

    Not every LIFE project uses social media channels. But this means of communicating is extremely effective in telling your audience about your activities in a compelling way. LIFE Stop Cortaderia is using social media to help eradicate Pampas grass - one of Europe’s most harmful invasive species.
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