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EMFAF Call for Proposals for Scientific Advice on Fisheries


Publication date
28 March 2023
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
19 September 2023, 17:00 (CEST)


The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals under the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) with EU co-funding of EUR 2.6 million. The subject of the call is improving scientific knowledge to strengthen the science basis of management decisions under the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

The overall aim of the call is to promote the development and the strengthening of the scientific knowledge needed for fisheries conservation and management measures in support of the CFP. The priorities related to this call are the reinforcement of policy-oriented fisheries science, a better use of the collected scientific data, as well as improved cooperation between scientists and the fisheries sector. The call also focuses on the support to the EU scientific community to develop and maintain the relevant expertise to provide high quality scientific advice on fisheries matters.

Until when to apply?

Applicants can submit their proposals until 19 September 2023 at 17h00 CET.

How to apply?

Applicants have to submit their proposal electronically via the Funding & Tenders Portal Electronic Submission System

EMFAF 2023 Info Day

CINEA organised a virtual Info Day on the EMFAF call on Fisheries on 21 April 2023 from 10:00 until 12:00 (CEST). Speakers from CINEA and DG MARE presented the application process for the call, providing tips and tricks on how to write a successful proposal. Recording and presentations are available here.