Pre-Announcement of the EJP SOIL 3rd internal call

The overall objective of this 3rd internal call is to fund research projects open to EJP SOIL beneficiaries and linked third parties to fill research and development gaps identified by the “Roadmap for the European Joint Program SOIL” and the annual work program of the EJP SOIL for year three.

The call will be launched in the beginning of April, 2022, when the full call text will come out.

The Internal Call will follow a 1-step-procedure. There will be a competitive selection.

A webinar for the interested applicants will be organized in April and for partnering the EJP SOIL WP3 team will launch Slack Channels (i.e. topic-specific chat rooms at Access for partnering tool will be granted after sending an e-mail to the Call Office (

Closing date for proposal submission will be 31st of May, 2022. The evaluation of eligible proposals will be performed by a peer-review expert panel between June and September, 2022. Selected research projects of 3rd internal EJP SOIL call will get funded after validation by the Board of Project Managers and the research projects are planned to start in the beginning of November, 2022.

Call topics

Project consortia should apply to one of the following EJP SOIL topics:

Table 1: Targeted EJP SOIL topics of the 3rd internal call; project size, number of projects that can be granted and available funding are also provided.

EJP SOIL topic ID: CA Climate change adaptation; SE Sustainable Environment; SP Sustainable Production; AD Adoption of sustainable soil management; POL Science policy interface.