Call for proposals 2017 - Environmental monitoring of wave and tidal devices EASME/EMFF/2017/ Closed!


The general objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • To contribute to increasing environmental data on the potential impact of wave and tidal devices;
  • To contribute to reducing uncertainty in modelling potential impacts of future wave and tidal devices

The specific objectives of this call are to:

  • collect, process, analyse and share all environmental data and information on the positive, negative or absence of impacts of wave and tidal devices;
  • initiate strategic research to address gaps in knowledge to improve modelling of potential impacts of future deployments and to development of mitigation measures;
  • develop a more efficient planning and consenting procedure based on a risk-based approach to ocean energy licensing



Projects must undertake at least one, but preferably most of the following activities as part of the project implementation:

  1. Research, data collection and analysis
  2. Environmental demonstration strategy
  3. Consenting and planning


European community funding

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

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 19 January 2018 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

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

Directorate-General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs

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