CORE Organic Call 2016

Basic Information

Network CORE Organic Cofund
Aim of the joint call The overall objective for the CORE Organic Call 2016 is that the proposed research projects support sustainable growth of the organic sector in Europe and beyond. The expected impacts are more sustainable organic food systems including farming practices, processing and innovative value chains, aiming at fulfilment of the growing demand for organic products, support to Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and organic farming regulations and subsequently supporting health, trade and job creation. Furthermore, the funded projects should contribute to the improvement of the general competitiveness of the European agriculture and present new and innovative solutions to environmentally friendly agriculture.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 06/12/2016
Deadline Pre-Proposal 01/03/2017 Submitted proposal: 50
Deadline Full-Proposal 03/07/2017 Submitted proposal: 33
Evaluation End Date 30/11/2017 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 12
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Health
Type of research n/a
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW)
Belgium Flemish Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DLV)
Belgium Wallon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W)
Bulgaria National Science Fund of Bulgaria (BNSF)
Denmark Aarhus University (AU)
Denmark Danish AgriFish Agency (DAFA)
Denmark Innovation Fund Denmark (Innofond)
Estonia Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs (EVPM)
Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MMM)
France Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (MAAF)
France National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Germany Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Italy Ministry of Agricultural food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF)
Italy Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
Latvia Institute of Agricultural Resources and Economics (AREI)
Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs (MinEZ/MinEA)
Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Slovenia Ministry of Agriculture and Environment (MKGP)
Spain Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
Switzerland Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG- BLW)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
BioVine Plant diversity in the vineyard can help controlling grapevi... 01/03/2018 01/03/2021 6
DOMINO Innovative orchard management enhances soil fertility, biodi... 01/05/2018 01/05/2021 13
FreeBirds Encouraging organic chickens and hens to be more outdoor 01/04/2018 01/04/2021 9
GrazyDaiSy Cows meet their natural needs through health-support, grazin... 01/04/2018 01/04/2021 15
GreenResilient How to implement agroecological practices in organic greenho... 02/04/2018 02/04/2021 12
MIX-ENABLE Strategies for sustainable and robust organic mixed livesto... 01/04/2018 01/04/2021 10
POWER Power to strengthen welfare and resilience in organic pig pr... 01/05/2018 01/05/2021 9
ProOrg How to make the best choice for careful, minimal and mild pr... 01/05/2018 01/05/2021 14
ProRefine New methods for producing high quality feed locally 01/05/2018 01/05/2021 8
ProYoungStock Young stock and cows benefit from natural feeding systems 01/04/2018 01/04/2021 8
SUREVEG Strip-cropping and recycling of waste for biodiverse and res... 01/03/2018 01/03/2021 11
SusOrgPlus Intelligent food processing chains & natural additives and c... 01/05/2018 01/05/2021 7