June 19, 2023 – The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) is pleased to announce its participation in a joint transnational call to be launched this September by Biodiversa+, the European Biodiversity Partnership under Horizon Europe.

The call’s main topic is Nature-Based Solutions for biodiversity, human well-being and transformative change and will cover the following three main research themes: 

  • Synergies and trade-offs of nature-based solutions in the context of human well-being
  • Nature-Based solutions mitigating anthropogenic drivers of biodiversity loss
  • The contribution of nature-based solutions for just transformative change

For this call, research consortia must include at least: 

  • Three countries financially participating in the call
  • Two of these countries must be from the EU Member States or EU Associated Countries

Please visit the Biodiversa Partner Search Tool to find potential partners for your projects. 

General Information:

  • Official call launch: September 11, 2023
  • Deadline (pre-proposal): beginning of November 2023
  • Deadline (full proposals): beginning of April 2024
  • Funding amount for Québec Teams: up to $300 000 CAD (excluding indirect costs of research) per project for a 3-year period
  • Announcement of results: September 2024
  • Québec teams must include one principal investigator and at least one co-investigator affiliated with a recognized Québec university. These researchers must be from a research field covered by the FRQNT.

For more details, please visit the call webpage on the Biodiversa+ website.

Leslie Walsh
Program Officer
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature and technologies
Telephone: 418 643-8560, poste 3457