BiodivERsA3 Joint Call 2015

Basic Information

Network BiodivERsA3
Aim of the joint call By addressing global climate change consequences and the intensive impacts of human activity, the pan-European call on “Understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services in a global change context” focuses on two main themes to bring answers to these large-scale matters: Theme 1 "Understanding and managing the biodiversity dynamics of soils and sediments to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services" and Theme 2 "Understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics in land-, river-, and sea-scapes (habitat connectivity, green and blue infrastructures, and naturing cities) to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services". More information:
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 14/05/2015
Deadline Pre-Proposal 20/07/2015 Submitted proposal: 0
Deadline Full-Proposal 16/12/2015 Submitted proposal: 122
Evaluation End Date n/a Successful proposal: 26 Proposals funded: 26
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Government and social relations
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Services
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
  • Other: Soils and sediments and land-, river-, and sea-scapes (habitat connectivity, green and blue infrastructures, and naturing cities
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
  • Other: All partners are potentially eligible depending on national funding rules
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Bulgaria National Science Fund of Bulgaria (BNSF)
Estonia Estonian Research Council duplicate to 998483760 (ETAG)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
France New Caledonia Economic Development Agency (ADECAL)
France Regional Council of French Guiana (GUY-REG)
France Regional Council of Guadeloupe (GUA-REG)
France Regional Council of Reunion (RUN-REG)
Germany German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Germany German Research Foundation (DFG)
Hungary National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NAIK)
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania (LSC/LMT/RCL)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Science Centre (NCN)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Portugal Regional Fund for Science and Technology (FRCT)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Spain Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)
Sweden Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF/SNF)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
BIO-Tide The role of microbial biodiversity in the functioning of mar... 28/02/2017 28/02/2020 6
BIOGEA Testing BIOdiversity Gain of European Agriculture with CAP g... 02/10/2016 26/09/2019 6
BIOINVENT Generic bio-inventory of functional soil microbial diversity... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 6
BIOVEINS Connectivity of green and blue infrastructures: living veins... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 7
BearConnect Functional connectivity and ecological sustainability of Eur... 28/02/2017 28/02/2020 6
CLIMARCTIC Climate change impacts on Arctic soil and lake microbiomes 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 5
CROSSLINK Understanding cross-habitat linkages between blue and green ... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 5
ENABLE Enabling green-blue infrastructure in complex social-ecologi... 30/09/2016 29/09/2019 11
FUNgreen Functional connectivity and green infrastructure 01/01/2017 30/12/2019 5
GREENFUTUREFOREST Scenarios for a sustainable future forest green infrastructure 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 5
IMAGINE Integrative Management of Green Infrastructures Multifunctio... 31/01/2017 30/01/2020 6
INFRAGECO Inference, fragmentation, genomics and conservation 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 4
MARFOR Functional Variability and Dynamics of Responses of Marine F... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 10
ODYSSEUS Between Scylla and Charybdis - managing connectivity for fre... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 6
Oscar Optimising the configuration of woody riparian buffer strips... 30/09/2016 29/09/2019 4
PERCEBES Tools for the transition to spatial management of coastal re... 28/02/2017 28/02/2020 6
REPEAT REstoration and prognosis of PEAT formation in fens – linkin... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 7
RESERVEBENEFIT Evaluating and managing connectivity in a network of Marine ... 31/12/2016 30/12/2020 9
SOILCLIM Managing soil biodiversity and ecosystem services in agroeco... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 5
SPONFOREST Unraveling the potential of SPONtaneous FORest ESTablishment... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 8
SoilForEUROPE Predicting European forest soil biodiversity and its functio... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 9
SoilMan Ecosystem services driven by the diversity of soil biota – u... 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 10
URBANGAIA URBANGAIA – Managing urban Biodiversity and Green Infrastruc... 30/09/2016 29/09/2019 5
URBANMYCOSERVE Understanding and Managing Urban Ectomycorrhizal Fungi Commu... 28/02/2017 28/02/2020 5
WOODNET Connectivity patterns and processes along a gradient of Euro... 30/09/2016 29/09/2019 4
digging_deeper Agro-ecosystem diversification: digging deeper 31/12/2016 30/12/2019 5