Draft EPA Research 2030 Framework

Summary: The EPA is opening a Public consultation to receive comments on the draft EPA Research 2030 Framework.

Published: 2020

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EPA Research Programme

EPA-funded environmental research provides essential scientific support for environmental policy development, implementation and broader decision making. Since 1994, the EPA has funded research that has increased national understanding of our environment, the challenges it faces and responses to these. It has also developed high-quality research capacity and supported innovation that is internationally respected.
The EPA Research Programme is a Government of Ireland initiative funded by the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications. The current Research Strategy runs until 2020. The EPA is currently preparing its new Research Strategy for the period from 2021 - 2030.

What is EPA Research 2030

EPA Research 2030 is a 10-year high-level framework for research programming (2021-2030), designed to be agile, responsive and flexible. It sets out the broad structure and ambition for the EPA research activity for the next ten years. It will be implemented through supporting Thematic Research Priorities Assessments and Annual Research Calls, which will be developed in partnership with key stakeholders and at regular intervals to ensure ongoing relevance (at least three cycles over the 10 years). EPA Research 2030 implementation will also be supported by Action Plans, Communication & Knowledge Transfer Plans and Performance Reviews.

How to make a Submission?

Through this consultation, the EPA is seeking comments on its proposed EPA Research 2030 Framework.
Please email your submission using the template provided to research@epa.ie by 5pm on Tuesday 6th January 2021, using as subject of your email: “Submission to the EPA Research 2030 Public Consultation”.
Please note that submissions may be made publicly available. In making a submission, you agree that you have read and accept the EPA's Privacy Policy