BookletEggermont H., Le Roux X., Heughebaert A., Balian E. & BiodivERsA partners (2013). The BiodivERsA database: Analysis of the competitive funding landscape for research on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Europe. BiodivERsA report, 2013; 33 pp.
Booklet2Gambette P., Eggermont H. & Le Roux X. (2014) Temporal and geographical trends in the type of biodiversity research funded on a competitive basis in European countries. BiodivERsA report, 33pp.
ExcelSupplementary Material (database brochure) S1:List of calls referenced in the BiodivERsA database (July 2013) listed per country
PdfSupplementary Material (database brochure) S2:Temporal evolution of the annual funding for biodiversity research by key national funding agencies in each country, normalized by the national scientific community size (amount of money expressed per full time equivalent researcher; €/FER/year)
PdfStatus and gaps for data coming from BiodivERsA partner agencies

Data Sources

Name Acronym Country URL
Academy of Finland aka Finland
Agence Nationale de la Recherche anr France
Federal Public planning Service - Science Policy belspo Belgium  
Bulgaria National Science Fund bnsf Bulgaria  
The Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs defra United Kingdom  
German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V.), DFG dfg Germany
Environmental Protection Agency epa_irl Ireland  
European Science Foundation esf Europe  
Estonian Research Council (ETAG) etag Estonia
EUROPE eu Europe  
The Foundation for Science and Technology – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) fct Portugal  
Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences & Spatial Planning formas Sweden  
Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité frb France  
Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forshung fwf Austria  
Research Foundation - Flanders fwo Belgium
Hungarian National Research Registry Unit huncris Hungary  
Joint Nature Conservation Committee jncc United Kingdom  
Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement durable et de l'Energie medde France  
Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock mfal Turkey
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness mineco Spain  
The Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research mistra Sweden  
Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research miur Italy  
Narodowe Centrum Nauki (National Science Centre) ncn Poland
Natural Environment Research Council nerc United Kingdom  
NetBiome netbiome Europe
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research nwo Netherlands  
Projektträger im Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfart e.V. pt_dlr Germany  
Research Council of Lithuania rcl Lithuania  
The Research Council of Norway rcn Norway  
BiodivERsA ERA-net self Europe
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency sepa Sweden  
Swiss National Science Foundation snsf Switzerland
Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding uefiscdi Romania
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia varam Latvia
Ministry of Rural Development vm Hungary  
Swedish Research Council vr Sweden  

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