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ERA-CAPS second joint call

This call is administered by DFG in Germany.

Call status: Closed

Co-funding

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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Purpose

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

Contact

Paul Wiley


+44 1793 413379