The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (external link).



BBI JU is responsible for the implementation of open Call for proposals for Research and Innovation Actions (RIAs), Innovation Actions (IAs – DEMOs and FLAGs) and Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs), in line with the Horizon 2020 rules for participation.

The call for proposals 2019 will be open from April (external link):

  • Call opening: 04 April 2019
  • Call closure: 04 September 2019, 17:00 CET
  • Proposal evaluations: October – November 2019
  • Results sent to applicants: December 2019

The call 2019 includes 4 strategic orientations:

  • Foster supply of sustainable biomass feedstock to feet both existing and new value chains
  • Optimise efficient processing for integrated biorefineries throug R&D&I
  • Develop innovative bio-based products for identified market applications
  • Create and accelerate the market-uptake of biobased products and applications

Please contact us for further information on the funding scheme, to discuss a project or how we can support you with an application.

Here you can find examples of BBI projects (external link).