Call for proposals 2019 - Environmental monitoring of wave and tidal devices EMFF-OM-2019 Closed!


The general objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • To increase the amount of environmental data and improve knowledge on assessing possible impacts of ocean energy devices (wave, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion) deployed at sea;
  • To contribute to reducing uncertainty in modelling potential impacts of future ocean energy devices;
  • To provide guidance to ocean energy developers and to public competent authorities in charge of licencing and maritime planning;
  • To inform stakeholders and help feed the public debate


Projects must undertake the following activities.

  1. Research, data collection and analysis
  2. Environmental demonstration strategy
  3. Public engagement
  4. Consenting and planning
  5. Complementary activities

European community funding

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

  • 2,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 January 2020 - more than one year 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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