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1 Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein Enterprise Europe Network Cornelia Pankratz EU-Funding for Aquatic Projects 01.06.2010

2 2 Contents  EU-funding programmes  7th Framework Programme for Research and Development (FP7) Introduction Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology Environment  Life+  Enterprise Europe Network

3 3 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development (FP7) – General introduction  Main EU instrument to support European research 2007-13  Total budget of 50.521 billion Euro  Funding for:  Research and Development  Development of prototypes  Demonstration projects  Specific Programmes:  Cooperation: collaborative research (appox. 32.4 bill. €)  Capacities  Ideas  People  Nuclear research (EURATOM)

4 4 FP7: Cooperation Programme - Breakdown (mill.€)

5 5 FP7: Cooperation Programme – Themes  Health  Food, agriculture and fisheries, biotechnology  Information & communication technologies  Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies  Energy  Environment (including climate change)  Transport (including aeronautics)  Socio-economic sciences and the humanities  Space  Security

6 6 FP7: Cooperation Programme – Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology  Activity 1: Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments  Activity 2: “Fork to Farm”: Food (including seafood), health and well-being  Activity 3: Life sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry for sustainable non-food products and processes  Overall Budget: € 1.9 billion (2007-2013)

7 7 FP7: Cooperation Programme - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology – Activity 1 Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments  Aquatic-based biological resources:  sustainability and competitiveness of fisheries providing the scientific and technical basis for fisheries management  support to the sustainable development of aquaculture, including breeding and welfare  the development of tools needed by policy-makers and others, in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture and rural and coastal development  works on the socio-economic and ethical context of production

8 8 FP7: Cooperation Programme - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology – Activity 2  consumer, societal, cultural, industrial and health as well as traditional aspects of food and feed, including behavioural & cognitive sciences  nutrition research works on diet-related diseases and disorders and the prevention of diseases  innovative food and feed processing technologies enhancing safety assurance methodologies and the integrity of the food chain  improving quality and safety in food, beverages and feeds and development of new ingredients and products  environmental impacts on and of food and feed chains and their interactions with global change; total food chain concept, traceability and authenticity of food “Fork to Farm”: Food (including seafood), health and well-being

9 9 FP7: Cooperation Programme - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology – Activity 3 Life sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry for sustainable non-food products and processes  Improvement of raw materials and biomass  research for improved crops, forest products, feed-stocks, marine products and biomass for energy, the environment and high value-added products  Bioprocesses and products based on renewable resources  novel farming systems, bio-process and bio refinery concepts, and bio-catalysis  new and improved microorganisms and enzymes  Environmental biotechnology  utilisation of agro-industrial wastes and by-products  environmental bio-remediation  cleaner bio processing

10 10 FP7: Cooperation Programme – Environment Funding Areas:  Climate change, pollution and risks  Sustainable Management of Resources  Management of marine environments  Environmental Technologies  Environmental technologies for observation, simulation, prevention, mitigation, adaptation, remediation and restoration of the natural and man-made environment  Earth observation and assessment tools  Earth and ocean observation systems and monitoring methods for the environment and sustainable development

11 11 FP7: Cooperation - Collaborative Research (sum.) Participants:  Enterprises, Research institutions, universities, associations, public authorities, etc. Minimal requirements:  15% of the programme budget for SME-participation  Small-/medium-sized projects 3 participants from 3 different EU- countries  Large Scale Integrating Projects 10 participants from 10 countries EC-contributions:  Standard contribution for R&D activities: 50% but: SME, public institutions, universities, R&D organisations: 75%  Standard contribution for demonstration projects: 50% Budget:  Small and medium sized projects = 1-3.5 mill. Euro  Large projects = 10-15 mill. Euro

12 12 FP7: Call for Proposals Draft Calendar  Publication of the next call: end of July 2010  Projects within the two stage application/approval procedure:  Deadline for project ideas in short version until November/December 2010  Second stage with full project proposals according to accessment feedback (as of Spring 2011)  Projects within the one stage application/approval procedure  Deadline for full project proposals approx. mid January 2011

13 13 FP7 Example: CoralFISH Assessment of the interaction between corals, fish and fisheries  Objectives:  Observation of protected areas  Research on deep-water bottom fish and corals  Development of monitoring and predictive modelling tools for ecosystem based management  Production of habitat suitability maps to identify areas likely to contain vulnerable habitat  Lead Partner: National University of Ireland  Partners: (16) FRA, GER, GBR, GRE, IRL, ISL, ITA, NED, NOR, POR  Total Budget: 10.89 million Euro (6.5 million Euro funding)  Duration: 48 months (2008-2012)  Project website:

14 14 FP7 Example: ComENVIR Communicating environmental impacts on water quality, availability and use  Objectives:  empower citizens to engage in scientific dialogue/debate  inform consumers of the latest scientific advances in the food sec.  strengthen scientific education in classrooms and promote scientific curiosity among the youth  narrowing the gap between environmental research and citizens  two specific target groups  covering environmental stressors, waste treatment, health effects, biodiversity, risks  role of water quality in its different environmental locations (fresh water, marine, soil, air)  Lead Partner: Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany  Partners: (9) GER, IRL, ITA, NED, NOR, ESP  Total Budget: 961,990 Euro (871,620 million Euro funding)  Duration: 48 months (2009-2013)

15 15 EU-Programme: LIFE+  Life+ components:  LIFE+ Nature and Biodiversity  LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance  LIFE+ Information and Communication  Duration: 1.1.2007 to 31.12.2013  Co-financing rate: generally 50% (possible up to 75%)  European project partners not obligatory but nice to have  Focus on:  sustainable long-term investments in Natura 2000 sites, incl. coastal and marine habitat and species  conservation actions for species targeted by the Birds’ and Habitats’ directives  projects to “demonstrate best practice”  European benefit to be proven

16 16 Life+: Nature and Biodiversity  Focuses on: “demonstrating innovation” measures for enhancing biodiversity in both terrestrial and marine areas (without regard to the Natura 2000 status)  Co-financing rate: 50% (land purchase ineligible)  Project requirements:  significant part of the project budget to be allocated to “concrete conservation actions”  actions different from and with an added value compared to those in the Natura 2000 network

17 17 LIFE+: Environmental Policy and Governance  Objective: contribute to the development and demonstrating innovative policy approaches, technologies, methods and instruments  Principal priority 'Water': contribute to enhanced water quality by developing cost-effective measures to achieve good ecological status  Priority areas of action:  enhancing science-policy integration and transfer of results for preparing river basin management plans  contributing to the implementation of the EU Thematic Strategy on the protection and conservation of the marine environment  hydro morphological features such as restoring floodplains and other measures in support of a directive on the assessment and management of flood risks

18 18 Life+: Example for EEN Application Support  Aim: Development of standards for ecological certification of marine aquaculture products  Applicant: Coastal Research & Management GbR (CRM), Kiel, GER  Partners: DK, FRA, GER  Total Budget: 828,144 Euro (EU Cofinancing 50%)  Duration: 01.01.2009 – 31.12.2011  Project Website: ECOSMA: Ecological Certification of Products from Sustainable Marine Aquaculture Life+: Environmental Policy and Governance

19 19 Life+: Call for Proposals Draft Calendar  Publication of the 2010 call for proposals: July 2010  Deadline for applicants to send proposals to Member States' authorities: 1st September 2010  Eligibility, evaluation and revision: January to July 2011  Deadline for signing grant agreements: 31st December 2011  Earliest possible starting date for 2010 projects: 1st January 2012

20 20 Summary Funding Programmes Where to address your project to according to its objectives:  Projects aiming at development of environmental regulations and standards, no research aspects, demonstration projects to test anticipated European standards  LIFE+  Projects at research stage with high technology risks  FP7  Projects focusing on land-use, urban planning and water management  possible in LIFE+ and FP7

21 21 Funding programmes: Application Circle Common features  Calls for proposals with defined objective(s)  Submission to European Commission (Life+: 2-stage submission national/EU)  Proposal selection/award by European Commission with help of external experts  Contract with the European Commission  Co-financing principle  European dimension From idea to project  Search for and develop idea  Research for calls  Consultancy  Selection criteria e.g.  Quality  European added value  Impact  Cost efficiency  Evaluation and selection by European Commission

22 22 Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein European Activities ► Competence centre for advice and financial management of EU programmes for companies, research institutions and public sector  Enterprise Europe Network Hamburg – Schleswig-Holstein  IB.Representation in Brussels  Management of European Territorial Cooperation Programmes (Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013)  Management of EU structural funds programmes for Schleswig- Holstein  Implementation of EU projects co-financed by various EU programmes

23 23 Enterprise Europe Network Hamburg - Schleswig-Holstein  IBSH (IB.Europa)  WTSH  TuTech Innovation GmbH  Innovationsstiftung Hamburg (associated partner) A European network with  more than 100 consortia  more than 600 partners  and 3000 professionals  in almost 40 European countries

24 24 IB.Europa Services: Consultation on EU-funding (I)  Information on EU-funding programmes and initiatives  Support in the application process of EU-funding programmes incl. FP7  Events/Workshops to open EU-calls for proposals  Promotion of the collaboration between science and industry  Support of small and medium sized companies when entering new international markets, incl. search for partners  BBS – technology offers/request  Aquaculture Vibro-packaging technology for fish and aquaculture products (BUL) Experiments and tests for new food products in marine aquaculture (FRA) Aquatic respirometry systems for oxygen consumption measurements (DK) Aquaculture waste-water treatment system (ITA)  BCD – business cooperation offers/requests  Aquaculture, Biotechnology and Marine Technology

25 25 IB.Europa Services: Consultation on EU-funding (II)  Coordination of regional EU-Working Group and network of R&D actors involved in EU activities)  Development of a network of EU actors in Hamburg  Information on EU subjects:  Newsletter Eurobrief: up-to-date topics, projects and actors in Schleswig-Holstein, EU-regulations etc.  Alert Service/List on EU-calls: monthly overview over open calls for proposals of EU-funding programmes  Brief funding information: most important facts on specific EU- funding programme  Internet: IB.Europa: communication medium between entrepreneur and decision makers on the EU level


27 27 The Enterprise Europe Network Team Contact Details 1 5 2 6 3 7 4 8 Annegret Meyer-Kock Tel. (0431) 9905 3497 Anette Benz Tel. (0431) 9905 3494 Gudrun Dittrich, Tel. (0431) 9905 3499 Cornelia Pankratz Tel. (0431) 9905 3495 Sibyl Scharrer Tel. (0431) 9905 3492 Veronika Vollert, Tel: (0431) 9905 3496 IB.Repräsentanz Brüssel Jennifer Meinicke Tel: 0032 2 230 7224 Susann Henning On maternity leave 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

28 Thank you very much for your attention! Enterprise Europe Network Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein, IB.Europa Tel. 0431/9905-9499 Cornelia Pankratz

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