The WaterWorks2015 ERA-NET Cofund was launched in January 2016 and is funded by the EC under H2020. WaterWorks2015 aims at tackling water challenges at European and international levels through the development of transnational and transdisciplinary research and innovation actions.
FNR participated in the joint call of WaterWorks 2015 and is currently funding the German partners in one of the recommended projects: CLEARANCE. FNR is further majorly involved in preparation of an alignment workshop under additional activities. The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) participates in WaterWorks2015 via FNRs funding programme “Renewable Resources”.
WaterWorks2015 addresses especially the challenges of:
The 2016 Joint Call, the key activity of WaterWorks2015, with an available budget of 25.5 M€ was launched on 16 February 2016 (link) and is funded by 25 funding organisations from 22 countries – with the European Commission participation. After a 2-step-procedure 21 projects were recommended for funding and are running from 2017 to 2020 (1 with FNR funding).
FNR contact person: Dr. Boris Vashev
This project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689271.