Benefits of BIC Membership

Have your say on the CBE Annual Work Plan

  • Help define the topics for the research, demonstration, flagship and coordination and support actions of CBE JU

Make your mark on the EU's bioeconomy agenda

  • Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda (SRIA)
  • Promote development of the bioeconomy towards EU policymakers

A head start in winning CBE funding

  • Early access to information before official publication of the call for proposals

Opportunities for access to finance

  • Yearly pitching event for SMEs  Assistance with accessing loans, grants and other EU sources of funding

Enjoy networking & matchmaking

  • Diverse bioeconomy sectors represented in BIC
  • Annual Matchmaking event & twice yearly industry-only networking events

Access to the BIC platforms

  • Connections in the BIC Members Area and the partnering platform
  • BIC Regional platform listing regional funding available
  • Publicity on BIC Investment Portal, social media and newsletter