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Bio-Based Industries Opportunities in Horizon 2020

June 6, 2017
University College Dublin, Stillorgan Road, Dublin Ireland

All-Island workshop on Bio-Based Industries opportunities in the Horizon 2020 programme. This event is being supported by InterTrade Ireland, UCD, Marine Institute, Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs Northern Ireland and the Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine.

Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) in Horizon 2020 – The BBI JU, which operates under the Horizon 2020 programme, is a €3.7bn Public-Private Partnership funded by the EU and the Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC), a group that collectively represents the European BBI private sector. BBI JU calls are dedicated to realising the European Bioeconomy potential with the 2017 calls focusing specifically opportunities around Biobased Feedstock, Biorefining Process, Biobased Products and the requirement to develop Market Uptake.

The 2017 calls opened on 11th April and will close on 7th September 2017 with an available budget of €81.3 million.

At the event you can expect to:
– explore the 2017 BBI JU call topics in more detail and EU Policy on Bioeconomy
– hear from successful applicants to previous Horizon 2020 calls
– network with potential partners
– receive expert advice

Who should attend?
– Researchers from academia and industry
– Large Industries & SMEs
– Representative Groups
– Technology Providers
– Local Authorities & Local Action Groups

Draft Agenda
10.00 am Welcome (InterTradeIreland & UCD)
10.15 am BBI Case Studies from Academia & Industry (IE & NI examples)
11.15am Networking Coffee Break
11.45am BBI Joint Undertaking, Ana Ruiz, BBI Project Manager
12.20 pm EU Bioeconomy Policy, European Commission
1:00pm Lunch
1.30pm One-to-One Meetings with IE & NI Horizon 2020 National Contact Points