Core Organic
CORE Organic

CORE Organic is the acronym for "Coordination of European Transnational Research in Organic Food and Farming Systems". As an ERA-NET action, it intends to increase cooperation between national research activities. CORE Organic Plus is the continuation of the ERA-Nets CORE Organic I and CORE Organic II. Compared to the previous CORE Organic ERA-Nets the Plus ERA-Net will benefit from an additional top-up funding by the European Commission.

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Welcome to CORE Organic Cofund!


An update of the call announcement of the CORE Organic 2016 call is available here. This update reflects the inclusion of BNSF, Bulgaria, who officially became a partner in the CORE Organic Cofund on 17 February 2017, and the respective addition of BNSF in the Indicative Call Budget (Appendix B). There is no other new information in this document than already announced in the version of 6 December.


The Submission site is ready at where you can also find the Partnering tool if you are looking for partners to build a consortium.


The National Rules and Priorities are available on the submission site under Call documents, direct link:


A Brokerage Event for the CORE Organic Call has taken place 7 December 2016 in connection to the Organic Innovation Days of TP Organics. The CORE Organic Brokerage event was organised by TP Organics for CORE Organic. At the event, the call content and the application procedure was explained by the project- and call managers from CORE Organic. The presentations are available HERE


In these videos, Jan Tind Sørensen and Andreas Fliessbach, current project coordinators of CORE Organic projects, summarize the benefits and most important aspects of being a project leader in CORE Organic.




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List of funded CORE Organic Plus projects


CORE Organic has started its 3rd contract with the European Commission, and a transnational call on organic food and farming systems was launched in December 2013, with 9.7 million Euros for research from 22 funding bodies, and 3 million Euros from the EC. The project CORE Organic Plus will run for 5 years until the research projects initiated have been finalised and evaluated.

The four thematic research areas of the call are:
1. Crop: Plant/Soil interaction in organic crop production
2. Functional biodiversity to improve management of diseases, weeds and pests
3. Livestock health management system including breeding
4. Ensuring quality and safety of organic food along the processing chain




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CORE Organic is coordinated by International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems, ICROFS
Phone: +45 87157716 (Ivana Trkulja)


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