User driven applications and tools for regional and local authorities, and other end users focusing on climate impacts, data and knowledge.

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Horizon Europe (2021-2027)

Programme Description

Horizon Europe is the European Union (EU) funding programme for the period 2021 – 2027, which targets the sectors of research and innovation. The programme’s budget is around € 95.5 billion, of which € 5.4 billion is from NextGenerationEU to stimulate recovery and strengthen the EU’s resilience in the future, and € 4.5 billion is additional aid.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

HORIZON-MISS-2022-CLIMA-01-01

Call

User driven applications and tools for regional and local authorities, and other end users focusing on climate impacts, data and knowledge.

Summary

The successful proposal will develop new technologies addressing access to key climate data and information services; such technologies will use improved user-defined and user-friendly tools tailored to regional and community level applications for adaptation to climate change able to build climate resilience in all sectors/services involved; the focus will be on case-specific climatological and physical conditions critical for the areas mentioned in the Mission Implementation Plan.

Detailed Call Description

Proposals should address all of the following:

  • Set forth improved user-defined data manipulation tools that can be used, reused and further developed, thereby contributing to an ecosystem of readily available tools and integrated information services. The tools developed should be designed as a component of decision support tool for public authorities integrating socio-economic aspects and allowing them to assess risk-reduction benefits of various adaptation solutions across several regions.
  • Develop a gap-analysis of accessibility, usability, customization and adaptability of existing European relevant information (including climate, socio-economic, demographic information) services with respect to user needs at regional and community levels.
  • Identify data availability and data accessibility gaps, and overcome barriers and limitations of existing approaches.
  • Discuss with and engage local communities and all relevant stakeholders (e.g., experts, policy-makers etc.) in a given region, in knowledge-sharing and production, testing the technology itself and making sure all knowledge, relevant to climate resilience, is represented.

Priority should be given to regions or communities with high vulnerability, limited resources and/or low adaptive capacity to climate change impacts.

Call Total Budget

€6,00 million

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

100%

EU contribution per project: between €2,00 and €3,00 million

Thematic Categories

  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Research, Technological Development and Innovation

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Local Authorities
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

If projects use satellite-based earth observation, positioning, navigation and/or related timing data and services, beneficiaries must make use of Copernicus and/or Galileo/EGNOS (other data and services may additionally be used)

Call Opening Date

12/05/2022

Call Closing Date

27/09/2022

National Contact Point(s)

Research and Innovation Foundation

29a Andrea Michalakopoulou, 1075 Nicosia
P.O.Box 23422, 1683 Nicosia
Phone Number: +357 22205000
Email Address: support@research.org.cy
Website: https://www.research.org.cy/en/

Contact Persons:
Ms Constantina Makri
Scientific Officer
Contact Phone: +357 22 205 054
Contact Email: cmakri@research.org.cy

Ms Katerina Karakasidou
Scientific Officer
Contact Phone: +357 22 205 036
Contact Email: kkarakasidou@research.org.cy

(Publish Date: 13/05/2022-for internal use only)

EU Contact Point

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-and-innovation_en#contact

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