• Call identifier: HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023
  • Call launch: 26 April 2023
  • Call deadline: 20 September 2023 17:00 CET
  • Call budget: €215.5 million

Call topics

Innovation actions – flagship (IA-flagship)

Innovation actions (IA)

  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-01 Small-scale biorefining in rural areas – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-02 Production of safe, sustainable, and efficient bio-based fertilisers to improve soil health and quality – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-03 Improve fermentation processes (including downstream purification) to final bio-based products – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-04 Recycling bio-based plastics increasing sorting and recycled content (upcycling) – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-05 Development of scalable, safe bio-based surfactants with an improved sustainability profile – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-06 Selective, sustainable production routes towards bio-based alternatives to fossil-based chemical building blocks – €15 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-IA-07 High performance, circular-by design, bio-based composites – €15 million

Research and innovation actions (RIA)

  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-R-01 Phyto-management; curing soil with industrial crops, utilising contaminated and saline land for industrial crop production – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-R-02 Optimised forest-based value chains for high-value applications and improved forest management – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-R-03 Robust and optimised industrial biotech and chemical/industrial biotech processes – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-R-04 Development of novel, high-performance bio-based polymers and co-polymers – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-R-05 Pre-normative research to develop standards for biodegradability of bio-based products in controlled and open environments – €5 million

Coordination and support actions (CSA)

  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-S-01 EU-wide network of pilot plants and testing facilities, improving SMEs and start-ups’ access to scale-up – €1.5 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2023-S-02 Supporting the capacity of regions in environmental sustainability assessment for the bio-based sectors – €3 million

Check the Annual Work Programme 2023 for the complete topic text, conditions and requirements.

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