Updated Sep 10, 2020

ACTION Project Open Call for Citizen Science Projects

Offered by European Commission

ACTION is looking for ongoing citizen science projects related to any form of pollution in Europe and worldwide, that are primarily carried out online. Successful applicants will receive €20,000 to help deliver a six-month pilot with the help of the ACTION team. The funding can be spent on salaries, equipment, consumables, travel, subcontracting to other entities, and indirect expenditure (calculated as 25% of the total direct costs), in accordance with Horizon 2020 guidelines.

This call is for:

  • - ongoing citizen science projects looking for support, financial and otherwise, to grow and become sustainable;
  • - communities interested in co-designing research into pollution in any relevant discipline, from biodiversity and environmental sciences to astronomy and the humanities;
  • - organisations in the public, private and third sectors exploring the use of citizen science in their work.
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Nov 01, 2020Deadline
Up to $23,630Amount
6 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryGeorgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia, Norway, Moldova, Macedonia, Israel, Montenegro, Iceland, Armenia, Ukraine, Turkey, Tunisia and Switzerland
Focus AreasEnvironment
Any legal entities and consortia established in a country or territory eligible to receive Horizon 2020 grants. Every entity is allowed to participate in one application, either on its own or as part of a consortium.

Application Directions

Applications have to be made online, in English and consist in a short proposal presenting the idea and the budget required for its realisation, and must include also administrative information and a declaration of honour.


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