Funding competition: ERA-Net Cofund on Biotechnologies : Biotechnology for a sustainable Bioeconomy
Innovate UK joins the co-funded call as funder!
This is the first international call in the field of biotechnology, within the framework of the
ERA-NET-Cofund on Biotechnology (ERA CoBioTech). ERA CoBioTech builds on the successful work of three
predecessor ERA-NETs under Framework Programme 7 (FP7): ERA-IB-2, ERASynBio and ERASysAPP. The
main purpose of the call is to contribute to transforming the global economy from a dependence on fossil raw
materials to a sustainable “bio-based economy”. Joint projects must have a minimum of three and a
maximum of six participants applying for funding from a minimum of three different ERA CoBioTech
partner countries. The participation of one or more industrial partner(s) in the consortium is strongly
The call consists of two stages:
1) Pre-proposals have to be submitted until March 2, 2017 (13:00 CET),
2) The deadline for submission of full proposals is July 20, 2017 (13:00 CEST).