JPI Climate is directed at building the European Research Area through enhanced cooperation and coordination of national research programmes in participating EU member states and associated countries. To achieve this, alignment of national research funding policies is needed. JPI Climate Governing Board jointly aims to have more insight in the way how national funding agencies develop, plan and implement their funding policies, what their priority themes are and how they already cooperate with each other in different programmes. The JPI Climate Governing Board also wants to effectively support the national funding agencies in adopting relevant joint research themes and in efficiently working together, addressing the challenges posed by the unavoidable differences in national funding procedures and timing of programmes.
There are three main strategic questions to be answered:
To answer these strategic questions, the following concrete questions have to be dealt with: