EU Joint Programming

EU Joint Programming in Research

(c) Klimafonds 2011

Joint programme development for climate (impact) research in the European Research Area (in German) | Presentation by Sebastian Helgenberger as part of the 2011 kick-off event of the Austrian Climate Research Programme (ACRP) on 16 May 2011. (c) Klimafonds 2011


The Centre's contribution to Joint Programming

On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF) the BOKU Centre for Global Change and Sustainability coordinates the national scientific contributions to the process of Joint Programming in the field of climate (impact) research.

What is Joint Programming?

  • Joint programming is a concept introduced by the European Commission in July 2008 and is one core initiative aimed at implementing the European Research Area (ERA).
  • The objective of Joint Programming is to increase the value of relevant national and EU R&D funding by concerted and joint planning, implementation and evaluation of national research programmes.
  • In Joint Programming, Member States are expected to coordinate national research activities, group resources, benefit from complementarities and develop common research agendas, in order to face grand societal challenges.
  • Joint Programming intends to tackle the challenges that cannot be solved solely on the national level and allows Member States to participate in those joint initiatives where it seems useful for them.
  • Further information is available on the site of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (external link)

Joint Programming on Climate Change

International JPI CLIMATE Workshop in Vienna, January 2011