Launch: BiodivERsA launch call on Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health

2 October 2018

BiodivERsA has announced their 2018-2019 Joint Call on the theme: Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health.

17 funding organisations from 12 countries have provisionally reserved 10 to 12 million Euros for this call. The countries participating are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

This call aims at supporting transnational research projects jointly addressing issues at the nexus of biodiversity and animal, human and/ or plant health. The Call addresses the following major themes:

  • Relationship between biological diversity and animal, human and/or plant health: effects and underlying mechanisms
  • Understanding and predicting the integrated effects of global change factors on biodiversity-related health issues
  • Valuing/qualifying biodiversity benefits to animal, human and plant health, and promoting health-friendly biodiversity status as well as biodiversity-based health status

Find out more about the call and how to submit proposals on the BiodivERsA website.