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                                                                                                                                             JNCC eProposal Concept Note Template

                                                                                                                                             JNCC Concept Note Guidance


JNCC has been the UK LIFE National Contact Point since January  2016. We provide a free and confidential support service for the LIFE Programme in the UK on behalf of Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and the Devolved UK Administrations. Our service includes a helpline, pre-screening of proposals for eligibility and fit and advice on administrative and contractual issues. Below is a summary of some of the services that we provide.



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Concept note

We will review concept notes throughout the year.  Please download the concept note template, completed returns should be sent to us via email to enable us to evaluate the eligibility of your proposal.  To support completion of the concept note template we have also produced a guidance document .

  • For Environment, sub-programme the deadline for submission of proposals to the Commission is the 12-14 June 2018, dependent on topic. The NCP will not accept concept notes for pre-screening after the 4th June.
  • The deadline for  submission of proposals to the Commission for the Climate Action sub-programme is 12th September 2018. Please send us your application for pre-screening by 5th September


PLEASE NOTE: Since publication of the 2018 call, JNCC's concept note template has now been structured to align with the LIFE programme's concept note, as found in eProposal.  Therefore it closely  aligns to the required format for LIFE Environmental projects submitted within the 2018 Call.  To note, LIFE Climate projects are NOT required to submit a concept note in the 2018 Call.



Contact us


Monkstone House



Phone: +44 (0)1733 562626



LinkedIn: EU LIFE Community for the UK



eProposal Helpdesk

eProposal is the electronic system for submitting LIFE proposals. For any technical issues,  please email the  and provide full details of the problem.



NEEMO EEIG - LIFE Monitoring Team

NEEMO EEIG is responsible for the monitoring of LIFE projects (LIFE Action grants) and of NGOs that receive funding from the LIFE Programme (LIFE Operational Grants). Neemo also deals also with all the communication aspects of the LIFE programme. Full details of the role of the Monitoring Team can be found on their website-


For technical issues relating to your LIFE project, please contact either the Coordination Team in Brussels or the UK and Ireland team in Hemel Hempstead.


How to contact Neemo?


Thamesfield House, Boundary Way,

Hemel Hempstead HP2 7SR, UNITED KINGDOM

 Tel: (44) 1442 202400 - Fax: (44) 1442 266438



NEEMO Coordination Team
c/o Prospect C&S s.a.
83 rue du Prince Royal
1050 Brussels - Belgium 
Phone: +
Fax.: +32.2.514.01.97



Data Protection

Any personal data collected will only be used for the purposes of UKLIFE National Contact Point administration and will not be disclosed to any external sources.


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