Currently, no funding opportunity is active. As soon as this changes, we will inform you about the details here and via our social media channels.
Artificial Intelligence Methods As a Tool for Biodiversity Research
In the third call of the research initiative, scientific projects on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence methods as a tool for biodiversity research” are funded.
Funding is available for interdisciplinary projects that address the beneficial use of AI and digitization in the field of biodiversity research, in one or more of the following application areas:
- Network analysis and time series
- Data foundation – monitoring/digitization databases.
More information about the topic areas, the application procedure, and the funding criteria can be found in the official announcement of the BMBF and at the project management organization VDI/VDE-IT.
The call for proposals is now closed.
Exploring the Links Between Biodiversity and Human Health
In the second call for proposals of the research initiative, scientific projects on the topic “Exploring the links between biodiversity and human health” are funded.
Projects may address one or more of the following topics:
- Integrity of aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems
- Health threats from zoonoses
- Non-communicable diseases
- Urban and landscape development
- Mental illness and resilience
The call for proposals is now closed. A description of the funded projects follows here.
Valuing and Safeguarding Biodiversity in Politics, Business, and Society
In the first call for proposals of the research initiative, scientific projects on the topic of “Valuing and safeguarding biodiversity in politics, business and society” (in short: “BiodiWert”) are funded. The BiodiWert projects can be assigned to three thematic areas:
- Policy instruments and approaches, as well as governance structures for the conservation, safeguarding, and promotion of biodiversity
- The value of biodiversity in business and the costs and risks of loss for businesses
- Valuing biodiversity in society and integrated pathways for transformation in political-administrative practice, business, and society
The call for proposals on BiodiWert has been closed. For a description of the current BiodiWert projects, see here.
Further calls for proposals are planned within the framework of the research initiative, about which we will inform you from this page. Up-to-date information on funding opportunities is also available in our newsletter and on Twitter.