Call for proposals 2016 - Copernicus Prizes 249/G/GRO/COPE/16/9077 Closed!


This call targets the organisation of six Copernicus prizes every year for two years. It covers the cash prize, and the organisation of prizes (selection process, award ceremony, etc.).


Every year, €30,000 should be distributed to the six winners of the prizes (€5000 per prize). The EU will cover 100% of the cost of the prizes (€60,000 for 2 years).

In addition, this grant also covers the organisation of the prizes. The overall maximum EU contribution for the organisation of the prizes should be 85% and €300,000 for 2 years.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,36 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 26 October 2016 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Guide for Applicants (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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