Coral Accelerator Program (CAP) 2022 (Closed)
G20 CORDAP is committed to funding proposals focusing on advancing and delivering the next generation of science and technology that contribute to conservation and restoration of tropical coral reefs and cold-water corals.
Through this award program, CORDAP fosters global collaboration among top-tier experts, employing a transdisciplinary approach to stimulate the generation of ideas and concepts. In CAP 2022, research projects in the following priority areas were supported:
- High throughput coral production and deployment methods
- New methods to conserve existing corals
- Limiting mortality of early life corals
- Automation systems
- Reef monitoring
- Methods to meld natural and artificial reef recovery processes
- Developing country R&D methods
- R&D capacity building
CAP 2022 proposals were received from all over the world.
Concept Notes were
invited to Full Proposal
Coral Accelerator Program (CAP) 2022 Awarded Projects List
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