Commission launches new calls worth over €600 million to support research and innovation under EU Missions
This investment is expected to result in, for example, better preparing local and regional authorities to face climate-related risks, optimising minimally-invasive diagnostic cancer interventions, restoring at least 25 000 km of free-flowing rivers, and rolling out soil monitoring programmes.
Make the most out of the Holiday Season with EU-funded research projects
The European Research Executive Agency is bringing you a selection of projects that are spreading what Christmas is all about: solidarity, sustainability, peace, and cheer.
EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’: ten new projects to prepare the ground for the transition towards healthy soils by 2030
Ten multinational projects will receive over €63 million in funding from Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme. They have recently signed their grant agreements with the Commission and some are already starting.
EU Soil Mission call attracts high quality proposals
The Commission has received 78 high quality proposals under a €95 million EU Soil Mission call. Evaluations are ongoing.
162 new projects set to get underway
The projects have just signed their grant agreements with the European Commission and will share €959 million. They are starting their research on advancing organic farming, sustainable food chains and circular economy methods, while protecting ecosystems and the environment.
The members of the Mission Soil Board are appointed
15 members compose the EU Mission Soil Board: seven women and eight men. Their main goal will be to advise the European Commission on how to promote the Mission, raise awareness across the EU on its importance, and inspire citizens and professionals to get involved in the restoration and protection
Nature: a key ally for cooler, sustainable and resilient cities
The EU accelerates sustainable urban transformation. It commits to create 100 climate neutral and smart cities by 2030. Learn more about the fascinating EU-funded projects working to achieve this goal.
EU Soil Mission: €95 million call opens
The European Commission is looking, among others, for strategies for land decontamination and reuse, and innovative ideas on how to implement carbon-farming practices. Deadline to apply is 27 September 2022.
40 projects willing to advance the restoration of soil health in Europe
40 was the total number of projects submitted to the Mission Soil call with a deadline of 24 March. Evaluations are set to begin with twelve projects expected to be funded.
Q/A: EU Soil Mission wants your research proposals before 24 March 2022
Clarifying guidelines to applicants on how to secure funding to protect soils now