LIFE 2023 Calls for proposals: bring green ideas to life

The European Commission has launched the LIFE Programme’s 2023 Calls for proposals.
This year, there is €611 million available for nature conservation, environmental protection, climate action, and clean energy transition projects.

LIFE programme aims to transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic growth is decoupled from resource use and protect, conserve and enhance the EU’s natural capital, and protect the health and well-being of citizens from environment and climate related risks and impacts.

  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs) for circular economy and quality of life and nature and biodiversity sub-programme
    Deadline: 6 September 2023
  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs)climate change mitigation and adaptation sub-programme
    Deadline: 21 September 2023
  • Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs): climate and environment
    • Concept notes: 5 September 2023
    • Full proposals: 5 March 2024
  • Projects for addressing ad hoc Legislative and Policy priorities (PLP)
    Deadline: 7 September 2023

Go to the European Commission’s funding & tender opportunities portal, where you will find information on LIFE 2023 Calls for proposals and instructions on submitting your application.

There is more information on the kinds of projects that are funded, application dates and how to apply on our LIFE 2023 Calls for proposals page.