Horizon Europe Framework Programme has launched a call for 6 new funding opportunities in various business sectors, including: Blue Skills, Maritime Research and Innovation, Sustainability of the Marine Ecosystem and Entrepreneurship.
Danube river basin lighthouse – coordination activities – Proposals under this topic will bring together complementary public and/or private organisations and networks, and integrate heterogeneous expertise to support the rolling out of a “lighthouse” within the Danube river basin, including its delta, and provide a broad portfolio of services ensuring the development and deployment of innovative solutions addressing the objectives of the Mission Ocean, seas and waters in the lighthouse area.
Danube river basin lighthouse – restoration of fresh and transitional water ecosystems – Proposals will show an effective and economically profitable way to freshwater ecosystem restoration and their sustainable use in the Danube river basin.
European Blue Parks – Proposals under this topic will focus on innovation actions in protection, conservation and enhancement of the EU’s blue natural capital that have the potential to be up scaled and reproduced at European level and beyond.
Underlying models for the European Digital Twin Ocean – The objective is to prepare the next generation of EU digital ocean models (Twin Ocean) complementary to the Copernicus marine service.
Piloting citizen science in marine and freshwater domains – Proposals should empower and activate citizens, in particular young people, to take action, promote the practice of social innovation and ocean and water citizen stewardship.
The relation of young generations with the sea and water – A forward-looking perspective (foresight study) on cultural and emotional relations of tomorrow’s generations with the sea and freshwater, based on surveys, testimonies, contributions, observations of and evidence-gathering from this specific social group; the study should be gender and geo-sensitive and consider socio-economic differences and inequalities between certain social groups in its analysis.
Opening date: 22 December 2021
Deadline date: 12 April 2022 17:00:00 Brussels time