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European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

2021 calls for proposals

Useful information on the Call 2021 (recorded presentations)

Introduction to CINEA – Dirk Beckers

The new LIFE programme & type of projects

The new LIFE Programme - Calls & evaluation criteria

The new LIFE Programme - LIFE Call for Other actions – Coordination and Support Actions

LIFE Key Performance Indicators

Applying successfully for LIFE: The financial side

How to write an excellent proposal

A series of Question and Answer sessions on the LIFE 2021 call took place on 8-9 September. See the recordings from day 1, related to general and financial questions, Nature and Biodiversity call and Circular Economy and Quality of Life call)  and day 2, related to Climate action call, Operating grants NGOs call and Clean Energy Transition Calls.

Clean energy transition

LIFE and the EU energy policy context – Claudia Canevari, DG Energy
Introduction to the CET-subprogramme
How to write an excellent proposal under Clean Energy Transition (presentation slides)

LIFE-2021-CET-LOCAL: Technical support to clean energy transition plans and strategies in municipalities and regions

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-POLICY: Towards an effective implementation of key legislation in the field of sustainable energy

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-GOV: Multilevel climate and energy dialogue to deliver the energy Governance

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-BUILDRENO: Large-scale rollout of industrialised deep renovation solutions

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-AUDITS: Uptake of energy audits recommendations for the energy transition of companies

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-VALUECHAIN: Fostering sustainable energy uptake along the whole value chain in industry and services

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-BUILDSKILLS: BUILD UP Skills – rebooting the National Platforms and Roadmaps

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-COOLING: Facing the increase in cooling demand of buildings in the coming years

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-SMARTSERV: Establish innovative business models and contractual schemes for smart and sector-integrating energy services

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-SMARTREADY: Creating the conditions for a global improvement of smart readiness of European buildings 

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-MAINSTREAM:  Mainstreaming sustainable energy finance and integrating energy performance in EU sustainable finance criteria and standards

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-INNOFIN:  Innovative financing schemes for sustainable energy investments

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-HOMERENO: Integrated Home Renovation Services

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-HOMERECOM: EU community of Integrated Home Renovation Services practitioners

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-COALREGIONS: Community-driven clean energy transition in coal, peat and oil-shale regions

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-PDA: Disruptive PDA – Technical Assistance to advance market boundaries for sustainable energy investments

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-ENERPOV: Addressing building related interventions for vulnerable districts

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-ENERCOM: Developing support mechanisms for energy communities and other citizen-led initiatives in the field of sustainable

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

LIFE-2021-CET-EUCF - European City Facility

Recording of info session
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Policy context DG Energy

Operating Grants for non-profit making entities

The 2021 Calls for proposals for non-profit organisations active in the areas of environment, climate action and clean energy transition are closed. The Call for framework partnership agreements (FPAs) aims at selecting framework partners for the following three financial years. Specific grant agreements (SGAs) can then be signed with NGOs that signed FPAs and passed the annual SGA Call for proposals.

For reference purposes only, you can follow the links to the Calls:

LIFE-2021-NGO-OG-FPA Operating grants for Non-profit Organisations
LIFE-2021-NGO-OG-SGA Operating grants for Non-profit Organisations

Recording of info session - Intro - Recorded presentation
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The next Call for proposals for LIFE operating grants will be published on this website in spring 2024. Useful information will be available in due time.

Please find here the LIFE Regulation and Multi-Annual Work Programme 2021-2024.