Towards Biodiversity Management in support of Sustainable Development in Tropical & Subtropical EU

Basic Information

Aim of the joint call Net-Biome 1st joint call for proposals aims at addressing the 3 following collaborative research themes identified as priorities by ORs and OCTs: A.The use, evaluation and valuation of biodiversity and the services and resources it provides, underpinning the sustainable use of natural resources (e.g. agriculture and fisheries) and including those with important cultural and aesthetic resonances B.Improving Spatial Planning and Coastal Zone Management in order to support the sustainable management and use of biodiversity (marine and terrestrial) in the context of human pressures and global change C.Characterising biodiversity (from gene to ecosystem level and through to landscape) and the drivers of its evolution in a way that will enhance local capacity and improve policy decision-making Projects financed under this Joint Call will need to establish linkages through interdisciplinary cooperation. Studies integrating or centred on Human and Social Sciences are strongly encouraged.
Type of joint call Open
Launch date 26/11/2010
Deadline Pre-Proposal n/a Submitted proposal: n/a
Deadline Full-Proposal 28/02/2011 Submitted proposal: 35
Evaluation End Date 31/07/2011 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 7
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Developing common administrative procedures
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific geographical issues
  • Addressing specific policy issues
Research fields
  • Biotechnology
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Government and social relations
  • Health
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
  • Other
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