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

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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April 6, 2018
LIFE Info Day 2018 – on the 25th of April

As every year, this spring we will invite you to attend the LIFE Information Day, which is scheduled on the25th of April, 2018 in Vilnius (Best Western Vilnius (Konstitucijos pr. 14). During the information day, you will find out useful information about the 2018 LIFE Call and LIFE programme novelties. You will have the opportunity to communicate with LIFE project coordinators and applicants.

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