Climate Impact Research and Response Coordination for a Larger Europe - Science meets Policy

Basic Information


+ Establish a funding network that fosters responses to policy-relevant climate Adaptation questions
+ Facilitate cooperation across European CCIVA research programmes and institutions
+ Promote the alignment of national and regional climate Adaptation agendas under common strategic science and policy areas
+ Fund joint initiatives and joint calls on CCIVA research
+ Share knowledge in support to European and CIRCLE-2 member organisations

Main research priorities of the network

+ Coordinate European transnational research funding on Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation (CCIVA) + Facilitate the transfer of research outcomes that European and national decision makers need to design effective yet economically efficient Adaptation initiatives and strategies + Share experiences and lessons learnt on CCIVA research funding and on the development of national and regional Adaptation practices + Encourage international cooperation with non-European countries and organisations as well as the involvement of countries with less diverse CCIVA research programmes

Research fields covered by the network

  • Environment

Target Groups

  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Large Corporations
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)

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Joint Calls

Joint Call Title Type Launch Date Deadline
End Date
4th Call - CIRCLE-MED2-2013 Joint Call one-stage 04/03/2013   06/05/2013

Submitted: 6


Funded: 2

3rd Call - CIRCLE-2 MOUNTain one-stage 22/09/2009   29/01/2010

Submitted: 12


Funded: 4