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.


  • 03/03/2021

    LIFE helps Hungary’s forests rise from the ashes

    99% of Hungary’s forest fires are caused by humans. FIRELIFE carried out a nationwide campaign to change attitudes and douse the flames.
  • 22/02/2021

    LIFE projects to feature prominently at EU Industry Days

    EU Industry Days is Europe’s annual flagship event on industry. This year’s edition is happening at a time when green and digital transformations are opening up new opportunities for EU businesses and citizens. Numerous LIFE projects are already addressing this challenge and play a key role in the transition to a more sustainable EU economy.  The projects below represent the entire LIFE community at this year’s event.
  • 17/02/2021

    LIFE programme: EU earmarks €121 million for major Integrated Projects

    The European Commission has today announced that it will invest €121 million in Integrated Projects under the LIFE programme. This is 20% more than last year.
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