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Call for Proposals // Food-Water-Energy Nexus Call

SUGI-FWE Nexus aims to develop more resilient, applied urban solutions that build on research and innovation efforts from across the globe, and which will benefit a much wider range of global markets. SUGI-FWE Nexus is supported by the European Commission and funded under the Horizon2020 ERA-NET Cofund scheme. The call opens on 9 Dec 2016. Each project proposal must be submitted by a project consortium consisting of at least three eligible applicants from at least three participating countries.

Formas participates in the call with a budget of 15 million kronor, and Swedish project partners are able to apply within all three of the call themes:

  • Robust Knowledge, Indicators and Assessments
  • Multi-level Governance and Management of the Food-Water-Energy Nexus
  • Managing Potential Strategies and Solutions to address emerging Risk and Tradeoffs at the intersection of Sustainable Urbanisation and the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

About SUGI-FWE Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative – Food-Water-Energy Nexus, SUGI-FWE Nexus for short, was established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe in order to bring together the fragmented research and innovation expertise across the globe to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy (FWE) Nexus challenge.

Information seminar

On the 19 Dec 2016, Formas will together with the Swedish Energy Agency and IQ Samhällsbyggnad hold an information seminar about the call. The seminar is held in Swedish and will afterwards be made available online.

More information

Ann Rodenstedt, Senior Research Officer, Formas
Phone: +46 (0)72 554 94 77
E-mail: ann.rodenstedt@formas.se

Source: Swedish Research Council Formas website

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