BiodivRestore Transnational Cofund Call 2020-2021

Basic Information

BiodivERsA and Water JPI are pleased to announce that their transnational 2020-2021 joint Call on “Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity, including a focus on aquatic systems” is now open.

Network BiodivRestore
Aim of the joint call This call will cover the following three non-exclusive themes: * Studying the biological and biophysical processes at stake for conservation/restoration, and their interactions * Assessing trade-offs and synergies between targets, benefits and policies for conservation and restoration * Knowledge for improving the effectiveness and upscaling of conservation and restoration actions This joint call includes a focus on freshwater aquatic systems but ALL ENVIRONMENTS (i.e. terrestrial, freshwater and marine) ARE ELIGIBLE.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 05/10/2020
Deadline Pre-Proposal 07/12/2020 Submitted proposal: n/a
Deadline Full-Proposal 03/05/2021 Submitted proposal: n/a
Evaluation End Date n/a Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: n/a
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Government and social relations
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Services
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
  • Other: Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity
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

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Belgium Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Brazil Brazilian National Council for the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP)
Denmark Innovation Fund Denmark (Innofond)
Estonia Estonian Science Foundation (ETAG)
Finland Academy of Finland (AKA)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany German Research Foundation (DFG)
Germany VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (VDI/VDE-IT)
Ireland Environmental Protection Agency Ireland (EPA)
Latvia State Education Development Agency (VIAA)
Lithuania Research Council of Lithuania (LSC/LMT/RCL)
Moldova National Agency for Research and Development (NARD)
Morocco Ministry of National Education, Professional Training, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research (MENFPESRS)
Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
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)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV)
Spain Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)
Sweden Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)
Switzerland Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF/SNF)
Taiwan National Science and Technology Council / Ministry of Science and Technology (NSTC / MoST Taiwan)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
BIO-TRADE Protecting Biodiversity through Regulating Trade and Busines... 01/04/2022 28/02/2025 4
BIOCONSENT Decision-making Support for Forest Biodiversity Conservation... 01/03/2022 31/03/2025 8
BiNatUr Bringing nature back - Biodiversity friendly nature-based so... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 6
BioReset Biodiversity restoration and conservation of inland water ec... 01/03/2022 01/04/2025 7
COAST COnservation of mArine ecosystems around Santo AnTão, Cabo V... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 10
COSAR Context-dependence of the societal and ecological outcomes f... 01/01/2022 31/12/2024 5
DEEP REST Conservation & restoration of deep-sea ecosystems in the con... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 15
EMYS-R A socio-ecological evaluation of wetlands restoration and re... 01/02/2022 01/02/2025 10
FRESHH Farmer acceptable REstoration of Semi-natural Habitat to lim... 01/03/2022 01/03/2025 7
FishME Social and ecological effects of Fish removal in Mountain Ec... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 6
ForestFisher Priority areas for conservation and restoration of Amazonian... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 11
FreshRestore Holistic evaluation and restoration measures of human impact... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 5
InterRest Interactive effects of local and landscape-scale restoration... 01/03/2022 01/03/2025 8
MPA4sustainability Enhancing MPAs’ role in restoring biodiversity while maintai... 14/03/2022 31/03/2025 6
NARROW Narratives on Restored Water 01/03/2022 31/03/2025 4
NICHES Nature’s Integration in Cities’ Hydrologies, Ecologies and S... 01/04/2022 31/03/2025 6
REMOVE_DISEASE Conservation and restoration of degraded insular biodiversit... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 8
RESPOND Restoring and Managing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services o... 01/04/2022 31/03/2025 5
RESTOLINK Quantifying restoration success across biomes by linking bio... 01/04/2025 6
RESTORESEAS Marine Forests of animals, plants and algae: nature-based to... 01/04/2022 13
ReVersal Restoring peatlands of the nemoral zone under conditions of ... 01/03/2022 5
Transloc Translocations of flora and fauna for conservation and resto... 01/03/2022 10