Second call of CORE Organic II

Basic Information

Network CORE Organic II
Aim of the joint call The two thematic research areas for this call are: 1) Organic plant-breeding - Improvement of production efficiency and agricultural biodiversity within cropping systems by using eco-compatible breeding techniques, 2) Supporting the development of organic markets.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 03/10/2011
Deadline Pre-Proposal 16/01/2012 Submitted proposal: 10
Deadline Full-Proposal 10/05/2012 Submitted proposal: 8
Evaluation End Date 07/09/2012 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 2
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Services
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
Type of 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
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)
Denmark Aarhus University (AU)
Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MMM)
France Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (MAAF)
Germany Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food (BLE)
Italy Ministry of Agricultural food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF)
Latvia Latvian State Institute of Agrarian Economics (LSIAE)
Lithuania Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania (ZUM)
Luxembourg National Fund for Research (FNR)
Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Slovenia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food (MAFF)
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
COBRA Coordinating Organic plant BReeding Activities for Diversity, 01/03/2013 28/02/2016 42
HealthyGrowth Healthy growth: From niche to volume with integrity and trust 01/04/2013 31/03/2016 11