Calls relevant for organic researchers in Horizon 2020 during 2017

The European Commission has published a revised Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2017. The programme includes several topics relevant for research in organic food and agriculture as listed below.

2016.09.08 | Helene Kristensen

Calls exclusively for the organic sector:

  • SFS 7-2016-2017 Organic Breeding – Increasing the competitiveness of the organic breeding and farming sectors
  • SFS 8 -2017 Organic Inputs – Contentious inputs in organic farming

Calls that mention the organic sector:

  • SFS- 15-2016-2017 Breeding livestock for resilience and efficiency
  • SFS 27-2017 - Permanent grassland – farming systems and policies
  • SFS 28 -2017 Functional Biodiversity – Productivity gains through functional biodiversity – effective interplay of crop pollinators and pest predators
  • SFS 29-2017 Socio-Eco-Economics – Socio economics in ecological approaches
  • SFS 30 -2017 Closing loops at farm and regional levels to mitigate GHG emissions and environmental contamination: focus on carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in agro ecosystems
  • SFS-48-2017: Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Opening date is October 4, 2016 and first deadline is February 14, 2017. Indicative budgets can be seen in the link below, where any updates will also appear.

See the revised Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2017

ICROFS is very interested in participating in consortiums and applications for one or more of the calls. Do not hesitate to contact us for further information regarding potential partnership in relation to the calls.

ICROFS (Secretariat):
Tel.: +45 87 15 77 71

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