Organic Cofund Call 2016
Last day of application: 01/03/2017
Day of decision: 31/10/2017
Announcement of the CORE Organic Cofund Call 2016 for transnational research proposals in organic food and farming systems.
ERA-Net CORE Organic has launched an EU cofunded transnational joint call for research project proposals The CORE Organic consortium for the cofounded call consists of 25 partners from 19 countries and they have committed 13 million € of national funds for transnational research. Formas have committed 15 million SEK (approx. 1,5 million €) to the call for researchers in Sweden. The CORE Organic Cofund ERA-Net will benefit from cofunding from the European Commission under Horizon2020.
Research consortia must comprise of partners from a minimum of five different CORE Organic partner countries. The overall objective for the call is that the research projects should support sustainable growth of the organic sector in Europe and beyond.
The call will focus on four thematic areas.
All four are open to Swedish partners
Topic 1: Ecological support in specialised and intensive plant production systems
Topic 2: Eco-efficient production and use of animal feed at local level
Topic 3: Appropriate and robust livestock systems: cattle, pigs, poultry
Topic 4: Organic food processing concepts and technologies for ensuring food quality, sustainability and consumer confidence
Deadline for pre-proposals is March 1st at 10.00 am CET.
For further information on this call, CORE Organic's website
Susanne Johansson, Senior Research Officer, Formas
Telephone: +46 (0) 8 775 40 20