ERA-NET FOSC and SUSFOOD2 Common Call Opened

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A joint call was planned by FOSC (Food Systems and Climate) and SUSFOOD2 (Sustainable Food production and consumption), which are Era-Net Cofund projects supported within the scope of Horizon 2020 Program.

The main theme of this call is to find solutions to climate change, system shocks and limited natural resources to make future food systems more sustainable. The research projects to be supported within the scope of the call are expected to be projects that use resources efficiently in the creation of sustainable food systems, are resistant to climate effects and offer innovative solutions. Projects to be supported; It is expected to be multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary, integrated with a food system and bringing together different stakeholders.

Call Scope:

The projects are expected to contribute to one or more of the topics in the following 2 main headings. In order to access the sub-topics covered by the specified topics and the possible outputs / impacts expected from these titles from the international call text document please click here.

1- Innovations to improve the sustainability of food systems by focusing on increasing resource efficiency and reducing waste

2- Adaptation and resilience of food systems to system shocks (environmental, biological, political, etc.)

The international consortium that will present the project must consist of three different partners, to be funded from at least three different countries participating in the call. Each partner will be supported by their country's funding agency. In joint project proposals to be prepared within the scope of the call, there is an obligation to comply with both the international call application conditions and the national rules and conditions of the partner countries.

Turkish researchers who want to submit a project to the call must apply to both the international call office ( and TUBITAK. National project applications can only be made using electronic signature via the Project Application System ( Project proposals to be submitted from our country within the scope of the aforementioned call will be supported within the scope of the Support Program for Increasing the Capacity to Benefit from TUBITAK 1071 International Research Funds and Participation in International R&D Collaborations.

In order to get detailed information about the call, to access the call text and the international application system, please click here.

For the national application conditions of the relevant call please click here.

Call Schedule:

• Deadline for submission of international project proposals to the Joint Call Secretariat: 16/08/2021 (15:00 CEST)

• Deadline for the national pre-application to be approved via TÜBİTAK Project Application System (PBS): 23/08/2021 (17:30 GMT+3)

• Deadline for the national pre-application to be signed electronically via TÜBİTAK PBS: 25/08/2021 (17:30 GMT+3)

• It is planned to organize a webinar by the International Call Office for those who plan to apply on 02 June 2021. Therefore, it is very important to follow the relevant Era-Net web page.


Call Contacts:

For information about International Application Requirements:

Dr. M. Emre SARI

ARDEB Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Research Support Group (TOVAG)


Tel: +90 312 298 12 65

For information about National Application Requirements and 1071 Program:

Dr. Fahriye ERTUĞRUL

ARDEB International Cooperation Projects Research Support Group (UPAG)


Tel: +90 312 298 18 05


TÜBİTAK - Research Support Programs Directorate (ARDEB)