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European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

2020 LIFE - Call for proposals for Integrated Projects

Please read the message on the measures relating to the COVID-19 pandemic before starting an application. The Addendum to the guidelines for applicants is now published under the LIFE2020 calls. Please check the documents listing the modifications to the guidelines for applicants and model of grant agreement due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Below you will find the 2020 calls for proposals to finance "integrated projects" under the LIFE environment and climate action sub-programmes.

Please follow the instructions in the application package. For general information on who can apply and FAQs, please see the respective sections.

(Dates below are indicative)



  1. 2 April 2020
    2 April 2020

    Publication of the call for proposals

  2. 6 October 2020
    6 October 2020

    Deadline for applicants to submit concept notes

  3. November 2020
    November 2020

    Notification of applicants if their concept note has been pre-selected: shortlisted applicants are invited to submit a full proposal (indicating definitive dates of further process)

  4. November 2020 – January 2021
    November 2020 – January 2021

    Question and answer phase

  5. March 2021
    March 2021

    Deadline for applicants to submit full proposals

  6. March – May 2021
    March – May 2021

    Evaluation of the proposals

  7. June – July 2021
    June – July 2021

    Revision of the proposals

  8. October 2021
    October 2021

    Signature of individual grant agreements

Application package

LIFE 2020 Integrated projects (under the sub-programme for Environment and the sub-programme for Climate Action) application package  [zip].

LIFE2020 Addendum Guidelines for applicants IP  [zip].

07.07.2020. Please note that the Model of Grant Addendum included in the zip file has been corrected (Article I.13). The LIFE2020 Addendum Guidelines for applicants lists the modifications brought to the guidelines in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. The zip file contains also the LIFE2020 Model of Grant Agreement and its new Annex XII and a revised template for the LIFE2020 Public body declaration.

Financial and administrative guidelines (annex X to the Model LIFE Grant Agreement)
The Annex X Financial and Administrative guidelines has been updated to include the latest modifications to the Model Grant Agreement.