(15 February 2019) – The European Commission today announced an investment of €116.1 million for the latest integrated projects to be funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
The funding will support projects in Austria, Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal and Slovenia.
LIFE Integrated Projects help Member States comply with EU legislation in five areas: nature, water, air, climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation.
The 12 projects selected have a total budget of €215.5 million, including €116.1 million of EU co-financing.
The EU funding will mobilise investments leading to an additional €3.2 billion, as Member States can also make use of other EU funding sources, including agricultural, regional and structural funds, Horizon 2020, as well as national funds and private sector investment.