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.


  • 31/03/2021

    The future is bright. The future is LIFE

    Since 1992 the LIFE programme has helped around 5 500 projects flourish across the EU and in third countries. Here is a preview of the new-look EU fund for environment and climate action, which will run from now up until 2027.
  • 23/03/2021

    Helping Finland to cross the carbon neutrality finish line

    Climate change is upon us and radical action is needed to stop and adapt to it. The LIFE IP Canemure-Finland project is running many ambitious climate action projects to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 – 15 years ahead of EU targets.
  • 17/03/2021

    Ready to go: 5 LIFE close-to-market innovations

    Within the environment and climate spheres, the LIFE programme helps companies to bring their green products, technologies and services to the market. These so-called ‘close-to-market’ projects tend to focus on waste management, the circular economy, resource efficiency, water, air or climate change mitigation. 
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