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News The second call of the Environment priority under FP7

The EC has announced that the second call of the Environment priority under FP7 will be published on 20 November 2007 with the 19 February 2008 as deadline for submissions. An indicative budget of about €216 million is allocated to the 2008 work programme, where more than 50 topics for research have been identified. A DRAFT of the second call is available on the website - note that the final version may vary from this, but the draft does give an indication of likely topics. Remember, there are also opportunities for water-related projects in other priorities, but note that deadlines vary across different work programmes.

The main topics identified are:
    * pressures on environment and climate;
    * environment and health;
    * natural hazards;
    * conservation and sustainable management of natural and man-made resources and biodiversity;
    * management of marine environments;
    * environmental technologies for observation, simulation, prevention, mitigation, adaptation, remediation and restoration of the natural and man-made environment;
    * protection, conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage, including human habitat;
    * technology assessment, verification and testing;
    * earth and ocean observation systems and monitoring methods for the environment and sustainable development;
    * forecasting methods and assessment tools for sustainable development taking into account different scales of observation;
    * dissemination and horizontal activities.

Contact information n/a
News type Inbrief
File link http://cordis/europa.eu/fp7/home_en.html
Source of information CORDIS FP7 webpage
Keyword(s) EU-INCO-MED, FP7
Subject(s) AGRICULTURE , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES , WATER DEMAND , WATER QUALITY
Relation http://www.emwis.net/initiatives/incomed/fol916986/doc241799
Geographical coverage Euromed
News date 17/10/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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