LIFE 2019 calls have been published

The LIFE Programme is the European Union’s funding tool for environment and climate action.

LIFE contributes to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policies and laws by co-financing projects with European added value. For the period 2014-2020 it has a budget of 3.4 billion euros. It consists of two sub-programmes: environment and climate action.

The Environment Subprogramme (LIFE) is dedicated to the conservation of nature and the environmental sector. Its aim is to provide solutions, best practices and innovative technologies in this field.
Environment Subprogramme: calls for proposals with links and deadlines for sending a concept note.

Environment and resource efficiency traditional projects

17 June2019, 16:00 CET

Nature and biodiversity traditional projects

19 June 2019, 16:00 CET

Environmental governance and information traditional projects

 19 June 2019, 16:00 CE

The procedure for participating in this subprogramme consists of two stages:

Submission of a 10-page concept note, which can be modified as many times as desired until the closure of the call for project proposals.

  1. If your concept reaches the second stage, it will be necessary to send the complete project proposal based on the comments of the LIFE programme.
    Funding: Up to 55% – 60% non-refundable
    Duration: 1 – 5 years

Average budget per project: EUR 1 to 2 million

Participants: consortium between public and private bodies at local level: councils, municipalities, universities, public or private companies (including SMEs) and associations.

Climate Action Subprogramme: Deadlines for submission of full proposals

Climate change mitigation traditional projects​​​​​

       17 September 2019

Climate change adaptation traditional projects​

       12 September 2019

Climate governance and information traditional projects

       12 September 2019

Integrated projects under the sub-programme for Climate Action

       5 September 2019

Technical Assistance Projects under the sub-programme for Climate Action      

  8 June 2019

The Climate Action Subprogramme is dedicated to the mitigation and adaptation of climate change. Its objective is to promote solutions, best practices and innovative technologies in this field.

The application procedure for participation in the climate action subprogramme has only one stage, which means that full project proposals are submitted from the outset.
Funding
Up to 55% lost fund
Duration: 1 – 5 years

Average budget per project: EUR 1 to 2 million

Participants: consortium between public and private bodies at local level: councils, municipalities, universities, public or private companies (including SMEs) and associations.

Please contact Finnova for further information on LIFE call and support to prepare proposals: adrian.noheda@finnova.eu