Pre-announcement Joint Transnational Call on Researching and Advancing Climate Services Development

14 January 2016

NWO will publish the beginning of March 2016 the call of ERA4CS for Dutch applicants. The aim of this call is to boost the quality and use of Climate Services by stimulating collaboration within Europe between researchers and climate services. The focus is on scientific expertise on climate, climate change risks and adaptation options. That is why climate services are involved in this initiative. Deadline for pre-proposals is end of June.

Beeld: R. van Elferen

Researchers of Dutch research and higher education institutions, TO2 institution and governmental research institutions can apply on behalf of a consortium. Participation of researchers of three or more European countries and public or private partners is one of the requirements.

For more information in Dutch see the NWO website.

See also the  the website of JPI Climate.

Anticipated time schedule

  • Call opening: early March 2016
  • Pre-proposal deadline: end June 2016
  • Invitation to submit full proposals: end September 2016
  • Full proposal deadline: end December 2016
  • Funding decision announced: end March 2017
  • Start of funded projects: June 2017

The call text will soon be available on the website.

Source: NWO