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News The 2012 LIFE+ Call for Proposals was published by the European Commission on 13 March 2012

The sixth LIFE+ call for proposals was published on 13 March 2012, with up to €276 million available for co-financing of projects under three headings: Nature and biodiversity; Environment policy and governance; and Information and communication.

Project proposals should be sent to the relevant national authority no later than 26 September, 2012. National authorities will then send them to the European Commission by 2 October, 2012.
Please note that applicants must only use the eProposal tool to create and submit proposal(s) under the 2012 LIFE+ Call for Proposals.

 

Calendar of the LIFE+ 2012 selection procedure
13/03/2012 Publication of the call in the Official Journal
26/09/2012   Deadline for applicants to send proposals to Member State authorities  
02/10/2012 Deadline for the Member States to forward proposals to the European Commission 
16/10/2012    Deadline for the Member States to enter comments on proposals   
01/07/2013  Earliest project start date

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LIFE+, the Financial Instrument for the Environment, entered into force with the publication of the Regulation in the Official Journal L149 of 9 June 2007. 

View the LIFE+ Regulation

LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance

Principal objectives: (among others)

— Climate change: To stabilise greenhouse gas concentration at a level that prevents global warming above 2 °C;

— Water: To contribute to enhanced water quality by developing cost-effective measures to achieve good ecological status in view of developing river basin management plans under Directive

2000/60/EC (Water Framework Directive);

— Soil: To protect and ensure the sustainable use of soil by preserving soil functions, preventing threats to soil, mitigating their effects and restoring degraded soils;

— Urban environment: To contribute to improving the environmental performance of Europe's urban areas;

— Chemicals: Improve the protection of environment and health from risks posed by chemicals by 2020 by implementing chemicals legislation, in particular Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH)

and the thematic strategy on the sustainable use of pesticides; 

— Environment and health: To develop the information base for policy on the environment and health (the Environment and Health Action Plan);

— Natural resources and waste: To develop and implement policies designed to ensure sustainable management of natural resources and wastes, and to improve the environmental performances of

products, sustainable production and consumption patterns, waste prevention, recovery and recycling, and to contribute to the effective implementation of the thematic strategy on the prevention and recycling of waste;


Contact information Email: ENV-LIFE-INFO@ec.europa.eu
News type Procurement
File link http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/funding/lifeplus2012/call/index.htm
File link local c_07420120313en00110013.pdf (PDF, 720 Kb)
Source of information EC DG Environment - LIFE+
Keyword(s) EU-LIFE, LIFE+
Subject(s) ANALYSIS AND TESTS , CHARACTERISTICAL PARAMETERS OF WATERS AND SLUDGES , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INDUSTRY , INFORMATION - COMPUTER SCIENCES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES , SLUDGES , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES , WATER QUALITY
Relation http://www.emwis.net/initiatives/life
Geographical coverage n/a
News date 22/03/2012
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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