The Commission is particularly interested in close-to-market projects, i.e. projects that:
- propose a new, demonstrative solution able to bring clear environmental and/or climate benefits, e.g. in the fields of waste management, circular economy, resource efficiency, climate change mitigation, and water; and
- have a level of technical and business readiness allowing them to implement their solution in close-to-market conditions (i.e. at industrial or commercial scale) during the project duration.
Interested applicants should consider applying to the traditional projects call for proposals in the following priority areas:
Read more about the co-funding available for close-to-market environment and climate solutions.
Applicants busy designing projects for potential new LIFE funding should highlight the following date in their agendas: 31 May 2017. This is when the European Commission will host an information and networking event on the 2017 LIFE funding opportunities.
More information: ec.europa.eu