BBI JU Call for proposals 2017 open

The BBI JU* Call for proposals 2017 opened on 11 April 2017. The 2017 call is the fourth in a total of seven calls between 2014 and 2020. It has 4 strategic orientations: Feedstock, Process, Products, and Market uptake. The topic texts can be found in the Annual Work Plan 2017. As initiated in the Annual Work Plan (AWP) 2016, the AWP 2017 moves away from a strict biomass feedstock ‘push’ based on the traditional value chains, towards a demand for biomass to enable processing to respond adequately to a ‘pull’ from the end markets.

The call closes on 7 September 2017.

The Annual Work Plan 2017, more information and additional documents can be found on the BBI JU website

*: The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Operating under Horizon 2020, it is driven by the Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry. BBI JU aims at increasing investment in the development of a sustainable bio-based industry sector in Europe.

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