PRIMA Calls for proposals 2018

The overall objective of the PRIMA programme is to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems, to make them sustainable, and for integrated water provision and management in the Mediterranean area, to make those systems and that provision and management more climate resilient, efficient, cost-effective and environmentally and socially sustainable, and to contribute to solving water scarcity, food security, nutrition, health, well-being and migration problems upstream.


PRIMA programmes will support research and innovation through distinct types of actions/activities:


  • Section 1 Calls 2018: PRIMA-IS will launch calls for research and innovation proposals to mobilize the Euro-Mediterranean scientific communities, stakeholders and private entities and to support a wide range of research and innovation projects expected to produce a socio-economic impact in the near future.

  • Section 2 Call 2018: PRIMA Section 2 call will fund collaborative research projects that should have an impact and contribute to demand and policy driven research. Section 2 will focus on a unique call for Research and innovation Action RIA*[4], addressing the 9 topics reported below (according to national priorities) and the cross cutting issues among them. In fact, several topics are strongly interrelated (leading to several cross-cutting themes such as soil sustainability and food security and enabling technologies e.g digital revolution, highlighted in the PRIMA SRIA.


More information in the next link: PRIMA Calls for proposals 2018