Bridging the gap between policy and knowledge on biodiversity in Europe

Open calls

6th Call for Requests now open

Deadline to apply: 19 March 2021


Eklipse was created in 2016 to help governments, institutions, businesses and NGOs make better-informed decisions when it comes to biodiversity in Europe. A European Union funded project until November 2020, it is now managed by Alternet, the European Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Eklipse has already answered requests on a vast range of topics, by synthesizing the best available knowledge from scientists and other knowledge holders.


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Welcome to the new Expert Working Group on macroalgae culture

The Call for Experts resulted in 29 excellent applications received. A selection committee composed of 6 members has been put in place to score all applications and proceeded to the selection. We are really pleased to announce that 14 applicants from 10 nationalities have accepted the invitation to answer together this key policy relevant question. The Kickoff meeting will take place on February 22nd and the Eklipse team is looking forward to working with the new EWG´s members.

Focus on a request – Restoration of biodiversity and ecosystem services

The report written by the Eklipse Working Group has identified key barriers and defined enabling factors to increase restoration effectiveness in Europe. If you want to learn more about this subject, consult the outcomes of the request, read the last published article or listen to our new podcast.

Discover our new podcasts!

Eklipse offers you the opportunity to explore its values and past requests by listening to enlightening conversations with experts, sharing their knowledge with us. Visit our podcast webpage and learn more about Eklipse added values (first episode), Transformative change for sustainability (Second episode) Pollinator conservation measures (Third episode) Restoration of biodiversity and ecosystem services (Fourth episode).

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their requests

At Eklipse, we have a unique, innovative process enabling us to synthesise the best available knowledge to support decision makers.

Marie VandewalleHead of Eklipse Management Body, Alternet's Science Policy Officer

We have built Eklipse around strong values of independence, transparency and inclusiveness.

Juliette YoungAlternet's Science Policy Officer, Eklipse's former coordinator