591 proposals submitted for the 2021 calls on food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment (18/10/2021)
Applicants to the seven calls have requested over three times more the total budget available. Evaluations start this week, and the successful projects will be communicated before March 2022.
Virtual Info Days and brokerage event, on 25-27 October (18/10/2021)
The Horizon Europe 2022 calls for proposals open on 28 October. Potential applicants are invited to attend this event to learn how to prepare a quality project proposal, and to meet potential cooperation partners. Full programme is available and registration is open.
Mission Soil call for proposals closes tomorrow (18/10/2021)
Restoring soil health is one of the priorities of the EU. We are looking for projects making society understand that clean water, healthy food & biodiversity depends on healthy soil. Submit your proposal for Horizon Europe funding by 20 September.
Seven new-funded projects showcased at the EU Farm to Fork conference (18/10/2021)
On 15 October, seven Horizon 2020-funded projects, managed by REA, were showcased at the Farm to Fork session dedicated to research. They are funded under the Horizon 2020 EU Green Deal call to tackle some of the food systems challenges as part of the EU Farm to Fork strategy.
Did you miss the EuroGEO 2021 workshop on 20-23 September? The event’s material is available (18/10/2021)
This year, the workshop focused on Environmental Observations-based solutions to support the European Green Deal in the areas of agriculture, biodiversity, climate, disasters prevention, forests protection, and water management. The recordings and presentations are now published.
A REA project ‘wins’ one of the New European Bauhaus awards (18/10/2021)
An old cement factory transformed into ‘La Fábrika de toda la vida’, an inclusive & participatory cultural space in Badajoz, wins the New European Bauhaus Award. The winner is an Observatory Case supported by Horizon 2020 project Open Heritage, which is managed by REA.
Horizon 2020 project Hydrousa sums two prizes this year (18/10/2021)
The project Hydrousa has received the Prima WEFE Nexus award. The prize rewards research teams successfully implementing combined management practices of water, food, energy and ecosystems resources in the Mediterranean. Earlier this year, Hydrousa’s circular business models in water scarce areas received the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards, in the category of ecosystems preservation & nature-based solutions.
Horizon 2020 project wins the UN Digital Excellence in Agriculture award (18/10/2021)
Organic Farm Knowledge is the winner of the UN Digital Excellence in Agriculture title, in category 2: Capacity development and empowerment. The Organic Farm knowledge is an online platform promoting knowledge exchange among organic farmers and advisor, offering scientifically validated and accessible agricultural knowledge.
REA projects at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (18/10/2021)
Nine projects, representing more than 20 Horizon 2020-funded projects managed by REA, showcased the impact of their research on nature-based solutions at the IUCN World Conservation Congress on 3-11 September. Learn more about their impact and participation in the Congress.
How to advance on plant health? (18/10/2021)
Last month, new Horizon 2020 projects met associations, think-tanks and policy-makers to cooperate in emerging risk, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and alternatives to pesticides. Would you like to learn what previous EU-funded projects have achieved in these fields?
Ecomondo 2021: REA projects to showcase solutions in the water sector (26/10/2021)
Several Horizon 2020 projects managed by REA will be exhibited at this trade fair. These schemes will showcase innovative case studies and solutions in the water sector for regions and cities.
First Horizon Europe calls for proposals (05/07/2021)
The European Commission has launched the first calls for proposals under the new Horizon Europe programme for research and innovation. Submit your proposals for research funding in the areas of food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment by 6 October.
New website on EU funding for research and innovation (05/07/2021)
With the start of the agency’s new mandate, the European Research Executive Agency (REA) has launched its new website. Visit the website for information about funding opportunities, guidance on how to apply, advice on managing your project, news, events and opportunities to work as an evaluator.
Follow us on LinkedIn (05/07/2021)
The European Research Executive Agency (REA) has launched a LinkedIn account. Follow us for updates on Horizon Europe, the Research Fund for Coal and Steel, the promotion of agricultural products as well as opportunities to work as an expert evaluator.
40 new projects to contribute to the EU Green Deal (05/07/2021)
The European Commission selects 40 research projects for funding. The projects result from the Horizon 2020 Green Deal call for proposal. They will share nearly €428 million of EU funding to provide innovative solutions that contribute to the European Green Deal.
€310 million for new research projects (05/07/2021)
The EU invests over €310 million in research to support sustainability in agriculture, forestry, marine and bio-based sectors. The European Commission has selected 44 projects to address global challenges such as food security and climate change mitigation.
EU to invest almost €164 million in sustainable and environmental research (05/07/2021)
The European Commission has selected 25 projects to ‘green’ the European economy in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. The projects succeeded in calls for proposals launched under Horizon 2020.
2021 EuroGEO workshop (20/09/2021)
Register now for the EuroGEO workshop on 20-23 September. This edition will focus on how Environmental Observation-based solutions support the EU Green Deal. The event takes place online, bringing together the European community within the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).