SC5 - Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy, with a strong commitment to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the targets of the Paris Agreement.

The work programme for 2018-2020 focuses on several priorities in two general calls with many topics and subtopics:

  • Building a low carbon, climate resilient future: climate action in support of the Paris Agreement
  • Greening the economy in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Circular economy
    • Raw materials
    • Water for our environment, economy and society
    • Innovating cities for sustainability and resilience
    • Protecting and leveraging the value of natural and cultural assets (including earth observation, nature-based solutions, disaster risk reduction, natural capital accounting and heritage alive).
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ERA-MIN 2 Joint Call 2019 – “Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy”

The pan-European, global network ERA-MIN 2 published the 2nd pre-announcement for the 3rd upcoming Joint Call.

H2020 Climate, environment and resources - Information days calls 2020 - Presentations and web streaming available

Information and networking days on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020, Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials" - 2020 calls -  took place on 16 and 17 September 2019 in Brussels.


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SAVE THE DATE - EU Water Innovation Conference 2019