Call for pre-proposals closed

Call on monitoring & mitigation of Greenhouse gases from agri- and silvi-culture


ERA-GAS Cofund launched a call for transnational research projects in Europe and New Zealand on 4 March 2016. The 2016 Call for Pre-proposals closed on 3 May 2016. 28 Pre-proposals with 169 partners have been submitted. ERA-GAS will communicate the outcome of the eligibility check and the evaluation of the pre-proposals to the research project coordinators by 14 October 2016.  

The joint call is under the ERA-NET Cofund scheme of Horizon 2020 of the European Commission. The scientific scope of the present call for proposals addresses collaborative projects in the following four research themes:

1) Improving national GHG inventories and monitoring, reporting and verification of emissions
2) Refining and facilitating the implementation of GHG mitigation technologies
3) State of the art production systems that are profitable and improve food and forest biomass production while reducing GHG emissions
4) Assessment of policy and economic measures to support emissions reductions across the farm-to-fork and forest-to consumer chain. 

The funding partners are from 13 European countries and New Zealand.The indicative total budget amounts to 13,9 M €, subject to the successful negotiation of the ERA-GAS ERA-NET Cofund with the European Commission. 

See our Evaluation Guidelines for a detailed timeline.

Take note that the Call Announcement has been updated with clarification on the eligibility of non-funded partners and a change (already changed on 28 April 2016) in the national Annex for Turkey. Download the latest version of the Call Announcement. (PDF, version 29 April 2016).


Dr. Diane Drescher-Petersen (Call secretariat)
Tel: +49-(0)2461 61-9454 



Neither the ERA-GAS consortium nor Forschungszentrum Jülich will accept any liability for the content of this pre-announcement, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.


The launch of the ERA-GAS call has been temporarily delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. We expect that the call will be launched on Monday 7th March at the very latest