Opportunities in the Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU)
The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) is a new €2 billion partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) that funds projects advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe. There are currently twelve available open calls with a deadline of 22 September 2022.
The CBE JU builds on the success of its predecessor Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU). This Horizon Europe programme was established in November 2021. There are twelve calls with a deadline of 22 September 2022.
Its main objectives are to:
- Accelerate the innovation process and development of bio-based innovative solutions
- Accelerate market deployment of the existing mature and innovative bio-based solutions
- Ensure a high level of environmental performance of bio-based industrial systems
All twelve open calls can be found on the Participant Portal here, and are also listed below:
Below is a video recording of Jane Watkins, Regional Lead for Europe, Innovate UK KTN and Helen Sweeney, Horizon Europe UK National Contact Point (NCP) for Food, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Innovate UK, which will give you an overview of the calls in more detail and the opportunities available.
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