Open Call in JPI FACCE on Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems - Deadline 4 March 2015

The Joint Programming Initiative "JPI FACCE" on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change has published a call for proposals on research in sustainable and resilient agriculture.

Deadline: 4 March 2015, 14:00 CET (pre-proposals), 1 September 2015, 14:00 CET (full proposals)

Publication Date: 7 January 2015


Short Call Abstract: 

The call for proposals aims as well at supporting innovation and value creation from biomass and biorefineries in synergy with the environmentally sustainable intensification of agricultural and other biomass production systems, taking into account the required economic, environmental and social conditions and resilience to climate change. The scientific scope of the call for proposals addresses collaborative projects in three research areas, which are incorporated into the following three subthemes of this call, namely:

  • Spatial targeting of land use to increase biomass production and transformation
  • Developing markets 
  • Sustainable intensification of integrated food and non-food systems of agriculture

SSH aspects: 

  • Integrated approaches, including economic, environmental and social perspectives
  • Developing new business models and innovative marketing strategies
  • Foresight exercises on the regulatory framework for integrated food and non-food agricultural systems
  • Transition paths to ensure economic viability
  • Economic assessments

Specific participation requirements: 

The call invites proposals for collaborative research and development of transnational consortia of research organisations and companies from at least 3 countries participating in the call. The duration of proposed projects may be up to 3 years. National eligibility rules, including the potential eligibility of the private sector, e.g. SMEs, must be followed and are published together with the call text.



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