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Environment 2011 Calls within the FP7

Jun 21, 2010

The Environment theme covers topis such as climate change, environment and health, biodiversity, environmental technologies and earth observation, among others. Under the overarching theme " Transformation to Sustainable Societies in a Changing Environment" this year's areas of focus will be adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, eco-innovation and governance. Geographically-speaking, special emphasis is put on Latin America.

The 2011 Environment Calls at a glance
The Environment Theme covers or contributes to six different calls under the 2011 Work Programme:

  • Main Environment Call (FP7-ENV-2011), Total budget €155 million
  • Eco Innovation Call (FP7-ENV-ECO-INNOVATION-2011), Total budget € 50 million
  • Advanced Materials (FP7-ENV-NMP-2011), Total budget €12 million
  • Energy-Efficient Buildings (Public Private Partnership, FP7-2011-NMP-ENV-ENERGY-ICT-EeB), Total budget €85 million
  • Green Cars (Public Private Partnership, FP7-2010-GC-ELECTROCHEMICAL STORAGE), Total budget €25.5 million
  • The Ocean of Tomorrow (FP7-OCEAN-2011), Total budget €45 million


For your diary: Information days

9 July: Public Private Partnerships ' Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'
Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, 1000 Brussels
The aim of this event is to inform you about the progress regarding the research PPPs and the second Cross-thematic Coordinated Calls related to them. In particular, the research areas open and the conditions for participation will be addressed. Participation may also help you to get in contact with other potential proposers and partners. You are also given the possibility to present your own project idea. More info... 

12-13 July: FP7 Environment and Eco Innovation Calls 2011
Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
These Infodays are meant for everyone interested in the research opportunities offered by the main Environment Call, the Eco Innovation Call, and the cultural heritage activities of the Advanced Materials Call. In this one-and-a-half day event you will learn more about the main features and novelties of the forthcoming calls and receive guidance on proposal preparation and submission.
Starting off on Monday afternoon, the first day will be dedicated entirely to the objectives, instruments and activities of the 2011 Work Programme, including administrative aspects. Tuesday morning will be dedicated to the 2011 Eco Innovation Call. On Tuesday afternoon, there will be parallel thematic sessions on the various areas of the call. Throughout the day, participants will be given the opportunity to present their concepts and ideas in thematic brokerage sessions. We would be pleased to see you on 12 and 13 July!
To register, please fill in this online registration form (deadline 7 July).
A detailed agenda and an indicative overview of the 2011 Environment Work Programme are available on the Infoday website

9 September: The Ocean of Tomorrow
Keep watching the Events Diary of the Research Directorate-General for more information.



Source: European Commission (18 June 2010, Brussels)



BILAT-USA (Grant Agreement no: 244434) and Link2US (Grant Agreement no: 244371) Projects are co-funded by the European Union’s Capacities Programme on International Cooperation under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Cooperation.