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Sectors: Education - Training, Environment, Information, Public Management, Research

Beneficiaries: Research centres, Universities

Regions: European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

Additional info regions:

Participating countries: Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Portugal


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Funds for: Strengthening climate knowledge and enable informed societal transformation to mitigate and adapt to climate change
Main beneficiaries: Research centres

Responsible: European Commission


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Funds for: Strengthening climate knowledge and enable informed societal transformation to mitigate and adapt to climate change
Main beneficiaries: Research centres

Priorities and funded actions:

* Strengthen climate knowledge and enable informed societal transformation to mitigate and adapt to climate change

* Strengthening the understanding of climate variability and extremes resulting from the interactions with the oceans such as extratropical and tropical cyclones, and how they are affected by climate change on a range of time scales; 
* Improving the representation of air-sea interactions and physical ocean processes in Earth System Models to better represent small-scale non-linear processes as well as water and energy cycles. Model-data analyses using innovative approaches will be welcome;
* Improving estimates of climate change induced modifications of ocean physics and ocean chemistry, associated with biogeochemical cycles, including ocean acidification and carbon sequestration

Among financed actions 
* Research activities aiming at building and transferring new knowledge, as well as integrating such knowledge on the industrial community or society;
* Mobility and training actions;
* Education initiatives/courses on new identified skills/to fill an educational gap;
* Specific initiatives (e.g. on-field training) linking human capacities and research infrastructures

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the action: up to 36 months

* Eligibility
– Be a legal person;
– Be: a research organisation;
– Each consortium must be composed of eligible independent entities from a minimum of three countries involved in the Call through their Funding Organisation;

– All partners in a consortium must strictly adhere to the funding rules of the Funding Organisations which they request support from. Please refer to the Annex B to the call document for further information

– Proposals should address one Topic only