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.



  • 27/05/2020

    LIFE eco-friendly tiles for safer hospitals, less waste and new jobs

    LIFE+ DIGITALIFE has been pivotal in bringing eco-friendly ceramic tiles to market. The project has also helped create jobs and supports the EU’s recently adopted Circular Economy Action Plan.
  • 19/05/2020

    10 reasons why biodiversity is vital for life

    Ecosystems provide essential services such as food, fresh water and clean air, and shelter. They mitigate natural disasters, pests and diseases, while helping regulate the climate. But our ecosystems are being damaged, and biodiversity lost due to human activities.
  • 05/05/2020

    Olympic medallist helps protect endangered wild cat

    LIFE Lynx is saving the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx from extinction by introducing new, healthy animals from another population. We recently spoke with one of the project’s ambassadors, Slovenian champion ski jumper Peter Prevc.
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