search

To support the strategy, a Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity has been established to help track and assess progress by the EU and its partners, including in relation to implementation of biodiversity-related international instruments foster cooperation and partnership, including between climate and biodiversity scientists underpin policy development.

The Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity will provide:

  • A one-stop shop for key information about biodiversity and the impact of related policies and for science-based evidence to protect the natural ecosystems that provide us with food, medicines, materials, recreation, and wellbeing;
  • A platform where progress of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 can be monitored;
  • An interface for scientists to network, share research results and channel them more effectively to support EU policies.

Supporting the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

By bringing together and fostering interdisciplinary exchange, the Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity will deliver up-to-date, robust, high-quality scientific facts and evidence to support the EU Biodiversity strategy for 2030 in:

  • extending and connecting protected areas;
  • achieving the EU nature restoration targets and plan, which include, among others: conservation of pollinators and their habitats, reduction of pesticides and nutrient pollution from agriculture, restoration and decontamination of soils, and protection of forests;
  • reinforcing enforcement, compliance and implementation of EU law;
  • involving businesses, better financing, and integration of natural capital accounting systems;
  • supporting the global biodiversity agenda, through work on global biodiversity conservation, protected areas, deforestation, biodiversity footprints.

More on the EU biodiversity strategy: Role of the Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity within the Biodiversity Strategy.


Luxinnovation is the National Contact Point for Horizon 2020, the European framework programme for research and innovation. Building on our decade-long experience of EU funding programmes, we are able to respond to questions on where to get up-to-date information on programmes and calls for project proposals, what programmes are the most suitable for you or where and how to find European partners.

Read more

How to write a competitive Horizon Europe proposal – starting level edition

28-06-2022

On 27 June, the European R&D and Innovation team of Luxinnovation, represented by Rebecca Damotte, Stefano Pozzi Mucelli and Francois Sprumont, organised a Horizon Europe proposal writing workshop.
Read more

Listen to our podcast “Avec l'Europe pour horizon“

27-06-2022

The Lëtzebuerger Journal podcast, with Rebecca Damotte and Charles Betz from Luxinnovation's European R&D and Innovation Support team, looks at the different programmes under Horizon Europe and how to participate as a Luxembourg entity.
Read more

Horizon Europe – focus on communication, dissemination and exploitation

22-06-2022

Luxinnovation organised a one-hour webinar focusing on communication, dissemination and exploitation in Horizon Europe proposals.
Read more

Call to all Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 coordinators writing a two-stage proposal

21-06-2022

Bridge2HE is organising Full Proposal Check events for Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 second-stage proposals with a deadline in September 2022. The events will take place online, in the week between 25 & 29 July 2022.
Read more

Differdange on the way to climate neutrality

20-06-2022

With the support of Luxinnovation, the country's third largest city is participating in the European project to become climate neutral and intelligent.
Read more

All news

Close