Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials - Work Programme 2018-2020

10 October 2017

Funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 are set out in Work Programmes, which set out support available for research and innovation. A pre-publication version of the 2018-20 Work Programme for Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials" has been published. Topics include:

  1. Innovation for sustainable and resilient cities
    - Restoration of urban ecosystems and water
    - Well-being and health in cities
  2. Circular and regenerative cities
    - Circular and regenerative cities
    - Public space and visionary solutions for health & wellbeing 
  3. Climate Action
    - Carbon neutral cities and air quality
    - Climate resilience of coastal cities
    - Climate, biodiversity and ecosystem services
    - Forest fire risk reduction and multi hazard risk management
  4. Natural and Cultural Assets
    - Valuing Nature

You can access the draft work programme and background materials via these links.


This draft has not been adopted or endorsed by the European Commission. Any views expressed are the views of the Commission services and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the Commission.

This draft is made public before the adoption of the work programme 2018-2020 to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of this work programme. Only the adopted work programme will have legal value.

The adoption of the work programme will be announced on the Horizon 2020 website and on the Participant Portal.

Information and topic descriptions indicated in this draft may not appear in the final work programme; and likewise, new elements may be introduced at a later stage. Any information disclosed by any other party shall not be construed as having been endorsed by or affiliated to the Commission.

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