Given decision

ERA-Net BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum – Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Last day of application: 01/12/2017

Day of decision: Preliminary, pre-proposals 30/01/2018, full proposal 01/11/2018

Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA announce an international call for research proposals on “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”. Formas participates in the call with 1 800 000 euro for the years 2018-2020.

The Call will address the two following major (non-exclusive) priorities:

  • Development and application of scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services across spatial scales of relevance to multiple types of decisions
  • Consideration of multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services in biodiversity scenarios
Sweden has a budget of 1 800 000 euro and Swedish researchers may apply in both themes. Swedish project partners can apply for a maximum of 300 000 euro, or 500 000 euro if the partner also is the project coordinator. The project duration is 36 month maximum and 12 month minimum.

Call texts and application forms are found on BiodivERsAs webpage.


The main applicant and co-applicants must have doctoral degrees. Grants can be given to researchers at Swedish universities, university colleges or research institutes.


For more information about the call please vist the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsAs websites.

For general information on the call, please contact the Theme Programme Office (TPO):
Sophie Germann, Scientific project manager

For technical questions regarding the submission, please contact the TPO or the EPSS technical helpdesk:
Taavi Tiirik

For specific questions related to the criteria and rules of Formas, please see National rules Formas or consult:
Sandro Caruso
Telephone: 08-775 40 64

Sandro Caruso