Call for Project Ideas: European Climate Initiative (EUKI)

On 01 February 2018, the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) launched the call for its secondCompetition of Project Ideas. Governments, municipalities, actors from civil society, science and educational institutions as well as non-profit companies are invited to submit their project outlines by 16 March 2018. This year's call will again focus on energy, industry, transport, households, commerce, trade and services, waste, agriculture and land use. In addition, cross-cutting projects are promoted, in particular in the area of ​​climate-friendly urban development as well as on educational issues. The geographical focus is on cooperation with Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. Find further information on how to apply here.

Since 2017, the EUKI finances European climate projects on behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). It seeks to intensify the cross-border dialogue on climate protection as well as the exchange of knowledge and experience in the European Union. On the one hand, the EUKI promotes measures that are identified through calls for tenders by the BMUB, on the other hand, it funds projects that are being collected in the context of the EU-wide open ideas competition. Within the scope of the Ideas Competition 2017, 22 projects have already been selected and are currently being implemented. Further information on the EUKI, its projects and the application for project financing can be found at

Find an introductory video on the EUKI here and the BMUB’s press release on the 2018 Call for Project Ideas here.