The European Commission is calling for proposals Towards Asset Level Modelling of Climate Risks and Adaptation.
- This topic relates to the Mission’s first objective: preparing and planning for climate resilience and the need for a better understanding of climate change related risks.
- To fully comprehend climate change related risks, information on assets is necessary. Asset-level modelling requires combining meteorological/hydrological hazard models with information on assets (their location and ideally their construction costs and quality, as well as historical loss data). Assets can be publicly or privately owned infrastructure, including critical infrastructure, as well as natural and land areas or housing areas. This topic addresses the provision of asset-level information to public authorities, on critical infrastructures.
The check will normally be done for the coordinator if the requested grant amount is equal to or greater than EUR 500 000, except for:
- public bodies (entities established as a public body under national law, including local, regional or national authorities) or international organisations; and
- cases where the individual requested grant amount is not more than EUR 60 000 (low value grant).
Projects are expected to contribute to all of the following outcomes:
- Beyond state of the art asset-level models for critical infrastructures will allow for a better assessment of adaptation options
- Public authorities will be enabled to compare different adaptation approaches on the basis of a model information system on critical infrastructure
- An analysis of gaps in European data regarding the assessment of direct and indirect economic consequences of damages to critical infrastructures.
To be eligible for funding, applicants must be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
- the Member States of the European Union, including their outermost regions;
- the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) linked to the Member States;
- eligible non-EU countries:
- countries associated to Horizon Europe
- low- and middle-income countries
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