LIFE-RII european project

What is LIFE +

LIFE + funding instrument of the EU

LIFEThe LIFE + program is a EU funding  instrument to support european environmental policy.

The main goal is to provide specific support to measures and projects with European added value for the implementation, updating and development of policy and legislation on the environment, in particular for the realization of the EU Sixth Environment Action Programme.

Every year the EU Commission shall publish a call for proposals taking into account the multi-year  strategic program and any priorities that are sent by EU members

The Commission determines which projects, from those received, may obtain financial support from the LIFE + programme and regularly it publishes a list of these projects.

The beneficiaries can  be public and private  bodies,  Actors or Institution.

There are three thematic components:

Nature and biodiversity

Within this  category are funded projects which aim is to protect, conserve, restore, monitor and facilitate the functioning of natural systems, natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora, in order to halt the loss of biodiversity. Within the component "Nature and Biodiversity" there are two distinct categories of projects: projects LIFE + Nature and LIFE + Biodiversity projects.

Information and Communication,

Within this component are funded initiatives that contribute to disseminate information and raise awareness of environmental issues.

Environmental Policy and Governance,

with this component  EU supports innovative projects or demonstration projects for the implementation, updating and development of policy and legislation on the environment, including the integration of environmental topics  into other policies.


For further  informations:

EU LIFE projects

EU Sixth Environment Action Programme (

Ministry of Environment of Italy


LIFE 11 ENV/IT/000243 European Project
Developed and coordinated by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Soil and Coast Protection and Land Reclamation Service,
Viale della Fiera, 8 40127 Bologna - ITALY - Phone: +390515276811

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