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2024 LIFE - Calls for proposals

LIFE Calls for proposals 2024

The LIFE Calls for proposals 2024 are expected to be published on the Funding & tender opportunities portal on 18 April 2024. 

CINEA will hold virtual information sessions from 23 to 26 April 2024 to guide potential applicants through the LIFE Calls for proposals 2024. All relevant information concerning the event, including the programme, the details for registration and for virtual networking, can be found here. See the LIFE YouTube channel for previous recordings.  

Anticipated submission deadlines

  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs) for circular economy and quality of life
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024 

  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs) for nature and biodiversity
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024 

  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs) for climate change mitigation and adaptation
    Deadline date: 17 September 2024   

  • Coordination and Support Action Grants (CSA) for clean energy transition sub-programme
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024

  • Strategic Integrated Projects (SNAPs/SIPs)
    • Concept notes:  Deadline date: 5 September 2024 
    • Full proposals:  Deadline date: 6 March 2025 
  • Technical Assistance preparation for SIPs and SNAPs:
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024   

  • Technical Assistance Replication
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024 

  • Framework Partnership Agreements (FPA OG) 
    Deadline date: 5 September 2024

  • Specific Operating Grant Agreements (SGA OG) 
    Deadline date: 17 September 2024 

  • LIFE Preparatory Projects (addressing ad hoc Legislative and Policy Priorities - PLP)
    Deadline date: 19 September 2024 

Type of grants

Evaluation

Project proposals submitted under LIFE calls are evaluated and scored against selection and award criteria.

Support for applicants

Guidance on the application process, evaluation and grant signature, and working as an expert will be available on the Funding & Tender portal.

Please see our dedicated page on Support for Applicants.

Expert evaluators

The LIFE Programme appoints external experts to assist in the evaluation of grant applications, projects and tenders. 

If you have skills and experiences in the sustainable energy field and like to evaluate proposals submitted under the LIFE Clean Energy Transition sub-programme, please register in the European Commission’s database of independent experts

If you have skills and experiences in the fields of nature & biodiversity, circular economy and climate action and like to evaluate in the LIFE sub-programmes Nature and Biodiversity, Circular economy and quality of life, Climate change mitigation and adaptation, please register your interest with the external Framework Contractor.

Potential expert evaluators can register interest for any of the LIFE sub-programmes.