Pre-announcement – FACCE SURPLUS ERA-NET call on Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems

The Joint Programming Initiative Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) is currently preparing a joint transnational call for research proposal in the frame of "FACCE SURPLUS" (Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems). Proposals are expected in the areas of diverse, but integrated, food and non-food biomass production and transformation systems, including biorefining.

The call, with an approximative total budget of 14 million euros, is expected to open on 7January 2015 with a deadline for the submission of prep-proposals 4 March 2015. The following countries will participate in the call: Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Rumania, Spain, and United Kingdom.

Further information on the aim and scope of the call, eligibility criteria and application procedure can be found in the pre-announcement text on the FACCE-JPI website

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