Type: FWF Calls/ Deadlines/ Allocations

Pre-announcement of the Launch of the first Water4All Call for Research Proposals on “Management of water resources: resilience, adaptation and mitigation to hydroclimatic extreme events and management tools”

2022-09-01 / 00:00 CET
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Short Description

Research & innovation proposals (3-years duration) submitted under the Water4All 2022 Joint Transnational Call are required to address at least one of the following main topics:

  1.  - Resilience, adaptation and mitigation to hydroclimatic extreme events; 
  2.  - Tools for water management - in the context of hydroclimatic extreme events; 
  3.  - Improved water governance in the context of hydroclimatic extreme events and international contexts

Each consortium must be composed of at least three independent eligible partners from three different countries requesting funding from participating Funding Partner Organisations. In addition to the abovementioned condition, the projects must involve at least two independent legal entities from two different EU Member States or Horizon Europe associated countries as recipients of the financial support. The upper limit of eligible project partners per consortium is seven (including one self-funded partner, if any).

34 funding organisations from 29 countries are planning to join this call:

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldavia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

The list of the participating countries can be found at the Water4All Website.

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.

Deadline for pre-proposals submission (mandatory):  31st October 2022

Deadline for full-proposals submission:  20th March 2023 

In addition to the application at the call secretariat administrative and financial data as well as project abstracts (in accordance with the FWF guidelines for stand-alone projects) must be submitted online to the FWF at https://elane.fwf.ac.at/. This is required already at the pre-registration stage via the programme category “IK – International Projects (preproposal, deadline 31st October 2022, date of postmark on the cover sheet)”.

For the full proposal stage applicants must choose the programme category “I – International Projects”, Deadline 20th March 2023, date of postmark on the cover sheet.

For submissions to be valid, the cover sheet generated at the end of the online submission process must be printed out and signed. It can then either be sent to the FWF by conventional mail (FWF, Sensengasse 1, 1090 Vienna) or scanned in, given a digital signature and sent to the FWF (office(at)fwf.ac.at) as an e-mail attachment.

Detailed information: Water4All

Further information

For general information on the call, please contact the Call Secretariat: water4all2022_callsecretariat(at)mur.gov.it (Aldo Covello, Maria Bianco) 

For specific questions related to the budget, criteria and rules of your funding organisation, please contact the Funding Organisation Contact Point.


Name: Kati Huttunen
Role: Contact at the FWF Secretariat
Name: Bibiana Dernec
Role: Contact at the FWF Secretariat
Name: Aldo Covello, Maria Bianco
Role: Contact at the Call Secretariat

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