PRIMA 2021 Calls + PRIMA Proposal Writing Assistance Scheme 2021 - NOW OPEN

Thursday, March 11, 2021

PRIMA – Partnership for R&I in the Mediterranean – facilitates collaborative R&I in the areas of Water Management, Farming Systems and Agro-Food Chains. PRIMA operates under two main lines of funding – Section 1 and Section 2. Section 1 Calls are funded directly by the European Commission whilst Section 2 Calls are funded directly by the countries participating in PRIMA.

More information on the Section 1 and Section 2 call topics can be found by visiting this link. Below please find the topics under Section 2:

Thematic Area 1: Water Management

  • Topic 2.1.1 (RIA) Alleviating Mediterranean water scarcity through adaptive water governance.

Thematic Area 2: Farming System

  • Topic 2.2.1 (RIA) Up-scaling field practices based on agroecology principles to increase ecosystem services and biodiversity, to adapt the small farming systems to climate change and to increase farmers’ incomes

Thematic Area 3: Agro-food Value Chain

  • Topic 2.3.1 Increasing the resilience of small-scale farms to global challenges and COVID-like crisis by using adapted technologies, smart agri-food supply chain and crisis management tools.

Entities residing in Malta are eligible for funding under the Section 2 calls, with the option of requesting up to 500,000 euros to participate in a PRIMA proposal consortium (N.B. if more than one National partner is present in one consortium, the total amount of funding for the participating National partners cannot exceed the 500,000 euros capping).

Please consult the below link for more information and to download the application forms.

Section 2 pre-proposal submission deadline – 21st April 2021 at 17:00 CET


Coordinating a PRIMA project under Section 1 or Section 2? Check out the parallel call: Proposal Writing Assistance Scheme Call

Submission deadline for Section 1 -13th April 2021,

Submission deadline for Section 2 - 21st April 2021 .

Further Information: External Link