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ERA-CAPS second joint call

This call is administered by DFG in Germany.

Call status: Closed
Previous call: 14 January 2014 – 18 July 2014


This second joint ERA-CAPS call had 18 funding organisations from 17 countries participating:

  • Austria (FWF)
  • Belgium (FWO & F.R.S-FNRS)
  • Denmark (DASTI)
  • Estonia (ETAg)
  • Germany (DFG)
  • Hungary (MTA-OTKA)
  • Israel (MOARD)
  • Italy (MIUR)
  • Latvia (LZA)
  • New Zealand (MBIE)
  • Norway (RCN)
  • Poland (NCBiR)
  • Portugal (FCT)
  • Serbia (MPNTR)
  • Switzerland (SNF)
  • United Kingdom (BBSRC)
  • United States of America (NSF)

Funding total

Overall funding for the call: €20.2M. BBSRC contributed £4.9M (or €6.9M).

Number of projects funded

8 projects funded featuring a UK partner (12 funded overall)

11 BBSRC grants awarded (3 projects with 2 UK partners each).

Awarded grants (PDF 104KB)

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The call followed the same broad scope as the first call covering all areas of molecular plant science.

Key aims

The funding organisations welcomed high quality applications from these themes:

  • Food security
  • Non-food crops
  • Adaptation to a changing climate
  • Biotic/abiotic stress

Related calls: collaboration crops food international plants