Open Call in Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking - Deadline 15 October 2014

The newly established Joint Undertaking Bio-based Industries (BBI) has published its first Call for Proposals.

Deadline: 15 October 2014, 17:00:00 Brussels time

Publication Date: 9 July 2014

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Short Call Abstract: 

The Bio-based Industries JU's first Call for Proposals in 2014 includes topics for four of the five value chains, namely
• Value chain 1 (VC1): From lignocellulosic feedstock to advanced biofuels, bio-based chemicals and biomaterials;
• Value chain 2 (VC2): The next generation forest-based value chains;
• Value chain 3 (VC3): The next generation agro-based value chains;
• Value chain 4 (VC4): Emergence of new value chains from (organic) waste;

SSH aspects: 

A number of topics include the following aspects:

- Demonstration of the techno-economic viability
- Assessment of the environmental, economic and social sustainability of the entire value chain on a life-cycle basis
- Proving the economical access to sufficient raw material to set up the new supply chain
- Assessment of the impact of the developed pre-treatment processes on the environmental, social and economic performance of the whole value chain

Specific participation requirements: 

Participation requirements are based on the Rules for Participation of Horizon 2020.



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