New Call: BiodivERsA – BELMONT Forum „Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”
- 2017-10-02 / 00:01 CET
- 2017-12-01 / 17:00 CET
Joint Research Programme: „Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”
Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 international call for research proposals on “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”.
The Call will address the two following major (non-exclusive) priorities:
- Development and application of scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services across spatial scales of relevance to multiple types of decisions
- Consideration of multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services in biodiversity scenarios
Scientific teams are invited to form international consortia comprising research groups from at least three countries participating in the call. Proposals will be evaluated according to criteria of (i) scientific excellence, (ii) policy relevance and societal impact (which includes stakeholder engagement), and (iii) quality and efficiency of the project implementation.
25 funding organisations from 23 countries are joining this call
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil (State of Sao Paulo only), Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America
A two-step process will apply, with a mandatory pre-registration of projects at the first step and submission of full proposals at the second step. Pre-registrations and full proposals (to be written in English) must be submitted electronically with the Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS). The link to the EPSS will be available on the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA websites.
Deadline for submitting pre-registration 1 December 2017; 17:00 CET
Deadline for submitting full proposals 9 March 2018; 17:00 CET
Funding decision October 2018
Detailed information: BiodivERsA and/or Belmont Forum
FWF contact for the BiodivScen call
Haus der Forschung
Tel: +43-1-505 67 40-8211
For technical questions regarding the submission, please contact the TPO or the EPSS technical helpdesk: Taavi Tiirik, biodivscen(at)etag.ee
- Name: Iris Fortmann