Call JTI Biobased Industries launched
The Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI) has launched the previously cancelled 2015 call for proposals. The deadline is September 15, 2015. The call with identifier H2020-BBI-JTI-2015-1-1 has a budget of € 100,000,000. It is dedicated to Innovation Actions (Flagships), and focuses on lignocellulosic feedstock (BBI Value Chain 1), valorisation of cellulose (BBI Value Chain 2) and innovative processes for sugar recovery and conversion from Municipal Solid Waste (BBI Value Chain 4).
More information on this call can also be found at the Participant Portal under the programme Horizon 2020. It is published under the main pillar Societal Challenges: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy.
The Joint Undertaking on BBI is a public-private partnership aiming at increasing investment in the development of a sustainable bio-based industry sector in Europe. It aims at providing environmental and socio-economic benefits for European citizens, increasing the competitiveness of Europe and contributing to establishing Europe as a key player in research, demonstration and deployment of advanced bio-based products and biofuels. The BBI Joint Undertaking will also play an important role in achieving a bioeconomy in Europe.