Welcome to BiodivERsA

BiodivERsA is a network of national and regional funding organisations promoting pan-European research on biodiversity and ecosystem services, and offering innovative opportunities for the conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity. BiodivERsA is funded under the Horizon 2020 ERA-NET COFUND scheme.

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Joint calls

In tandem with its coordination and strategy work, BiodivERsA aims to establish itself as a source of regular funding with the launch of one joint call a year.

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Strategic Cooperation

Through strategic analysis activities and its common research agenda, BiodivERsA is evolving towards an independent and self-sustained funding platform for European biodiversity research.

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Stakeholder Engagement

BiodivERsA promotes stakeholder engagement throughout the whole research development process, from co-design of programmes to dissemination.

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BiodivERsA Policy Briefs

Briefings produced by BiodivERsA aiming to inform policy makers on key results of selected BiodivERsA funded projects, and to provide them with specific recommendations.

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The BiodivERsA Research Information System compiles information on European, national and regional funding programmes and funding organisations supporting biodiversity research.


Find out all information on the latest BiodivERsA publications (e.g. Newsletters, analysis of the research landscape, call brochures, etc.)



All partners in BiodivERsA have a national or regional responsibility for funding biodiversity research. Eighteen European countries are represented through 31 partner organisations.

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Coordinator and CEO: Xavier Le Roux

Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité


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The BiodivERsA project has received funding from the European Union¹s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 642420