Exciting funding opportunity for advancing Europe’s circular bio-based economy just announced today!

Apr 24, 2024

The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) has opened its 2024 call for project proposals, dedicating a total of €213 million to drive competitive circular bio-based industries across Europe. [Link to Call]

🗓️ Deadline: September 18, 2024, 17:00 Brussels time

This call encompasses 18 funding topics aligned with the objectives of CBE JU, including accelerating innovation, market deployment of bio-based solutions, and ensuring environmental performance. [Link to Call]

Three types of projects will be funded:

  • Innovation Actions (IAs) to scale up activities from prototype to product validation and market replication.
  • Research and Innovation Actions (RIAs) to establish new knowledge or explore the feasibility of new or improved technology.
  • Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs) to structure stakeholder communities and support technological visions.

Various stakeholders, including farmers, brand owners, companies, research organizations, and local authorities, are encouraged to participate in deploying bio-based solutions.

The proposal submission requirements are detailed in the call documents published on each topic page.

Funding for this call comes from Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation funding program, and proposals can be submitted electronically through the respective topic page.

After the call closure, proposals will undergo evaluation, and successful projects will be known by early February 2025 at the latest.

For more information, visit the call page, consult the CBE JU Annual Work Programme 2024, and check out the FAQ for applicants.

Don’t miss this opportunity to drive innovation and contribute to a sustainable future! Apply now and be a part of Europe’s circular bio-based economy revolution.