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CBE JU Call 2024

On 24 April 2024, the CBE JU will launch a call aimed at boosting the competitiveness of circular bio-based industries in Europe. The call will encompass 18 topics for project proposals, with a total indicative budget of €213 million available for funding:

Innovation actions – flagship (IA-flagship)

  • Bio-based value chains for valorisation of sustainable oil crops – €20 million
  • Bio-based dedicated platform chemicals via cost-effective, sustainable and resource-efficient conversion of biomass – €20 million
  • Bio-based value chains for valorisation of sustainable natural fibre feedstock – €20 million

Innovation actions (IA)

  • Bio-based materials and products for biodegradable in soil applications – €15 million
  • Sustainable microalgae as feedstock for innovative, added-value applications – €15 million
  • Enlarging the portfolio of commercially produced “Safe and Sustainable by design” (SSbD) solvents – €15 million
  • Circular and SSbD bio-based construction & building materials with functional properties – €15 million
  • Selective and sustainable (co)-production of lignin-derived aromatics – €15 million
  • Innovative bio-based adhesives and binders for circular products meeting market requirements – €15 million
  • Innovative conversion of biogenic gaseous carbon into bio-based chemicals, ingredients, materials – €15 million

Research and innovation actions (RIA)

  • Valorisation of polluted/contaminated wood from industrial and post-consumer waste streams – €7 million
  • Biotech routes to obtain bio-based chemicals/materials replacing animal-derived ones – €7 million
  • Sustainable, bio-based alternatives for crop protection – €10 million
  • SSbD bio-based coating materials for applications under demanding and/or extreme conditions – €7 million
  • Innovative bio-based food/feed ingredients – €7 million

Coordination and support actions (CSA)

  • New forms of cooperation in agriculture and the forest-based sector – €4 million
  • Mobilise inclusive participation in bio-based systems and supporting the CBE JU widening strategy and its action plan – €3 million
  • Supporting the CBE JU Deployment Group on Primary Producers – €3 million

Learn more about the open calls here.