BiodivERsA is a network of 32 agencies and ministries from 21 European countries programming and funding pan-European research on biodiversity and ecosystem services on a competitive basis. It is an ERA-NET Co-fund, funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The EPA joined BiodivERsA as an Observer in December 2016 and became a Partner in February 2017. 

2017 Joint Call on Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services

The Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA launched a joint call: Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
The total budget of the call is € 25m.

This call is open to Irish researchers (as per EPA funding rules) with € 0.5 m available. This funding is jointly provided by the EPA and the Marine Institute. View the Quick Guide for Irish Applicants

The Call will address the two following major (non-exclusive) priorities:

  • Development and application of scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services across spatial scales of relevance to multiple types of decisions 
  • Consideration of multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services in biodiversity scenarios

Proposals are invited from transnational research consortia with teams from a minimum of three countries participating in the call: