LIFE - Climate Change Adaptation

Deadline :
October 4, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
EUR 29,000,000
Partners required:

Funding programme

LIFE is the EU’s funding programme dedicated to the environment and climate action.

Read more about LIFE.

Call overview

This call aims to help to achieve the long-term vision of the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change that, in 2050, the EU will be a climate-resilient society.

Objectives

Climate change is having far-reaching effects ranging from unprecedented forest fires, heatwaves, droughts or other extreme events to slow-onset processes like desertification, biodiversity loss, ocean acidification or sea level rise.

Projects under this strand should help to

  • ensure continuous progress in enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change, as required under with Article 5 of the European Climate Law
  • achieve the long-term vision of the EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change18 that, in 2050, the EU will be a climate-resilient society which is fully adapted to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.

Projects under this strand should help to achieve the long-term vision of the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change that, in 2050, the EU will be a climate-resilient society which is fully adapted to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.

Projects should help to reinforce adaptive capacity, strengthen resilience, and reduce vulnerability, in line with the Paris Agreement and the proposed European Climate Law.

Read more in the call document, page 18.

Areas of intervention

  • Adaptation policy development, and adaptation strategies and plans
  • State-of-the art tools and solutions for adaptation
  • Nature-based solutions in the management of land, coasts and marine areas
  • Adapting cities and regions to climate change
  • Climate-proofing and resilience of infrastructure and buildings
  • Adaptation solutions for farmers, forest managers, Natura 2000 managers and other land managers
  • Water management
  • Preparedness for extreme weather events
  • Financial instruments, innovative solutions and public-private collaboration on insurance and loss data

Read more in the call document, page 19.

Eligibility


In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

+ be legal entities (public or private bodies)

+ be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:

  • EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs))
  • non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the LIFE Programme or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature (participating countries)

+ the coordinator must be established in an eligible country

Budget

The indicative budget for this topic is 29,000,000 EUR. The indicative range of project budgets is EURR 1-5 Million.

Funding rate

Standard Action Projects (SAPs) — Maximum 60% funding rate.

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Deadline :
October 4, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
EUR 29,000,000
Partners required: