Information for applicants

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.

The European Commission launches calls for the Environment and Climate Action Programme LIFE every year. 2018 call for proposals was announced on the 18th of April.

LIFE Application guidelines provide all necessary information on application procedures, possible applicants and other new information about LIFE. 

Guidelines of traditional LIFE projects of Call 2018:

In order to simplify the process for the submission of LIFE traditional projects, in 2018 proposal submission procedure for the Environment sub-programme will be organised in two stages:

• Stage 1: Concept note

• Stage 2: Full proposal

This two stage approach will first entail submission of an 11 page concept note. Only applicants with the best ranked concept notes will be invited to submit a full proposal.

The submission procedure for the Climate sub-programme will be organised as before, in one-stage approach.

Full proposals and Concept notes should be submitted through the online tool eProposal.  

 

                             

 

2017 Call

August 30, 2018
LIFE Baltic networking meeting 2018

The third annual LIFE Baltic networking meeting will take place in Lithuania on the 20th and 21st of September. This meeting is a great opportunity for the LIFE community to meet and discuss the implementation, issues of LIFE projects. The event is an opportunity for all those in the Baltic Sea region working with LIFE programme to meet one another and exchange experiences, it is a networking opportunity for current and future projects as well as a chance to learn more about what happens in neighbor countries. The event will be attended by LIFE projects', capacity building projects' groups of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Denmark, LIFE NCP of all Baltic states. There will be a mix of field trips to local LIFE projects and other places of interest, and work at the main venue - Amberton Hotel Klaipėda. Field trips will include visiting Lithuanian LIFE project LIFEMagniDucatusAcrola LIFE15 NAT/LT/001024 (biomass processing plant, educational trail through the habitat of aquatic warbler), Ventes Ragas Ornithological station (excursion, migratory bird watching, museum). You will find the event agenda here and you can register here. Please, register by 07.09.2018.

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June 11, 2018
Call for 2018 Lithuanian LIFE co-financing announced!

Each year the Ministry of Environment announces the call for proposals of national co-financing for LIFE projects. In 2018 the call was published on 4th of June and the deadline to submit an application for Climate and integrated projects for national co-financing was the 16th of July. For the application of LIFE sub-programme for Environment which is being held in two stages in 2018, applications for national co-financing should be submitted within two weeks after the first stage notification from EASME (expected in October). All public and private entities registered in the Republic of Lithuania may apply for the Lithuanian national co-financing. If a coordinating beneficiary of a LIFE project is not registered in Lithuania, the application for co-financing must be submitted by an associated beneficiary, registered in Lithuania. And only the costs that are eligible according to LIFE guidelines may be co-financed by Lithuanian national co-financing. To apply for LIFE Lithuanian national co-financing, the applicant has to provide project‘s application form to the Ministry of Environment according to the form provided in Annex 1 of the guidance document.

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