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.



  • 17/04/2019

    Seeding wild flowers to support Italy’s national biodiversity strategy

    Wild flowers in Italy’s natural parks face many threats but are critical for biodiversity. Conservation and reintroduction by experts from LIFE FLORANET are ensuring a stronger future for these threatened plants.
  • 15/04/2019

    Inside a good LIFE proposal: tips, insights, perspectives

    What’s it like to apply for LIFE funding? How much time will you need? How do you find the best partners? We asked 3 recently successful projects for their insight. Here, LIFE Resilience explains how they applied for their climate change adaptation project.
  • 12/04/2019

    LIFE enables EU’s first zero-emissions waste collections

    In a European first, 2 hydrogen powered bin lorries have been approved for road use and are being rolled out on the streets of Eindhoven, Best and Veldhoven in the Netherlands. With this inauguration, the municipalities are raising the game on zero-emissions waste collection and making their streets quieter and their air cleaner.
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