Since the publication of the funding opportunities for 2021-2022 under Horizon Europe in June, some application deadlines have already passed. But new possibilities are opening and some of them were selected in the FTP Call Topics Manual, as they could be of interest to the forest-based sector stakeholders and contribute to the development of the sector.
With a deadline on 25 January 2022, among others, these two call topics are already open for application:
- Cost-effective, sustainable multi-functional and/or prefabricated holistic renovation packages, integrating RES and including re-used and recycled materials (Built4People Partnership)
- Strengthening European coordination and exchange for innovation uptake towards sustainability, quality, circularity and social inclusion in the built environment as a contribution to the new European Bauhaus (Built4People Partnership)
The call topic “Let nature help do the job: Rewilding landscapes for carbon sequestration, climate adaptation and biodiversity support” is open for application until 10 February 2022.
With a deadline on 15 February 2022, 20 call topics (Cluster 6) selected in the FTP Call Topics Manual will open for application on 28 October 2021.
Among these 20 openings, five are highly relevant for the forest-based sector:
- Emerging and future risks to plant health
- Strengthening the European forest-based research and innovation ecosystem
- Harnessing the digital revolution in the forest-based sector
- Forestry – European observatory of climate change impacts and demonstration network of climate smart restoration pilots
- Protection and sustainable management of forest genetic resources of high interest for biodiversity, climate change adaptation, and forest reproductive materials