The EC has confirmed a call topic within its research and innovation framework programme Horizon 2020 dedicated to research on the cryosphere, earmarking over €40 mio in 2019.

The call topic LC-CLA-07-2019: “The changing cryosphere: uncertainties, risks and opportunities” includes subtopics on sea-level changes, changes in Arctic biodiversity, and sustainable opportunities in the Arctic which are expected to be tackled by international consortia involving a range of disciplines. Moreover, funding is available for the development of standards for cold-climate technologies and services. Deadline for stage-1 proposal submissions is 19 February 2019.

A detailed topic description as well as other relevant information can be found on the ECs Participant Portal. Euresearch, the Swiss network informing and advising on EU funding, moreover is happy to provide further information and advice free of charge. Don’t hesitate to contact the National Contact Person for the relevant part of the program and/or your regional contacts!