5 March 2024

Open Calls – Biodiversity Genomics Europe – ERGA

(from www.erga-biodiversity.eu)

Open call – Enhancing Biodiversity Genomics Applications for Ongoing Case Studies

Through exploiting genomics technologies, we can make significant progress in preventing biodiversity loss and protecting our ecosystems. This is the mission at the heart of the Biodiversity Genomics Europe (BGE) ERGA stream, and we’re inviting you to join us!

Are you conducting research on biodiversity conservation or investigating how sustainably managed species contribute to our economy and health (bioeconomy)? If so, we have exciting news for you.

(Above: Open call – Enhancing Biodiversity Genomics Applications for Ongoing Case Studies)

We are pleased to announce a call for financial support for ongoing projects focusing on European eukaryotic species. We are looking for initiatives that leverage high-quality reference genomes in their research. This is a subcontracting task of the BGE Project aims to support the acceleration of your projects, enhancing their contribution to biodiversity and sustainability. The funding can be used to bring your reference genome up to Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) standards or, for projects already meeting these criteria, to generate genomic data to enhance and complete your research.

For more information read the complete call (attached, and linked here) and submit your proposal using the link provided in the call description.

Note that the applicant and all team members must be ERGA Member. To become a member, simply fill our registration form here. Note also that as this is a subcontracting task of the BGE Project, researchers affiliated to institutions that are funded partners of BGE (see: https://biodiversitygenomics.eu/the-project/network/) are not eligible to apply.

Remember, only submissions received before March 13th, 2024 23:59 CET will be considered.