2016 Call

Launched on 19 April 2016, the €189 million call for proposals closed on 7 September 2016.

A total of 103 proposals were submitted in response to the 2016 Call. The number of proposals for each type of action is shown below:

  • CSA - 7 proposals
  • RIA – 70 proposals
  • IA – Demo - 20 proposals
  • IA – Flagship – 6 proposals

29 successful BBI JU projects have been launched in 2017:

3 Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs)

  • BiOPEN: Open innovation platform addressing strategic cross-cutting challenges
  • Pilots4U: A network of bioeconomy open access pilot and multipurpose demo facilities
  • RoadToBio: Roadmap for the Chemical Industry in Europe towards a Bioeconomy

15 Research and Innovation Actions

  • ABACUS: Algae for a biomass applied to the production of added value compounds
  • AFTERLIFE: Advanced Filtration TEchnologies for the Recovery and Later conversIon of relevant Fractions from wastewater
  • BARBARA: Biopolymers with advanced functionalities for building and automotive parts processed through additive manufacturing
  • BioBarr: New bio-based food packaging materials with enhanced barrier properties – BioBarrier
  • BIOSEA: Innovative cost-effective technology for maximizing aquatic biomass-based molecules for food, feed and cosmetic applications
  • BIOSMART: Bio-based smart packaging for enhanced preservation of food quality.
  • ECOXY: Bio-based recyclable, reshapable and repairable (3R) fibre-reinforced EpOXY composites for automotive and construction sectors.
  • MAGNIFICENT: Microalgae As a Green source for Nutritional Ingredients for Food/Feed and Ingredients for Cosmetics by cost-Effective New Technologies
  • PERCAL: Chemical building blocks from versatile MSW biorefinery.
  • POLYBIOSKIN: High performance functional bio-based polymers for skin-contact products in biomedical, cosmetic and sanitary industry
  • RefuCoat: Full recyclable food package with enhanced gas barrier properties and new functionalities by the use of high performance coatings
  • ReSolve: REnewable SOLVEnts with high performance in application and improved toxicity profile
  • SHERPACK: Innovative structured polysaccharides-based materials for recyclable and biodegradable flexible packaging
  • SSUCHY: Sustainable structural and multifunctional bio-composites from hybrid natural fibres and bio-based polymers
  • VALUEMAG: Valuable Products from Algae Using New Magnetic Cultivation and Extraction Techniques

9 Demonstration projects

  • BIOMOTIVE: Advanced BIObased polyurethanes and fibres for the autoMOTIVE industry with increased environmental sustainability
  • Dendromass4Europe: Securing Sustainable Dendromass Production with Poplar Plantations in European Rural Areas
  • EMBRACED: Establishing a Multi-purpose Biorefinery for the Recycling of the organic content of AHP waste in a Circular Economy Domain
  • EUCALIVA: EUCAlyptus LIgnin VAlorisation for Advanced Materials and Carbon Fibres
  • GRACE: GRowing Advanced industrial Crops on marginal lands for biorEfineries
  • LigniOx: Lignin oxidation technology for versatile lignin dispersants
  • OPTISOCHEM: OPTimized conversion of residual wheat straw to bio-ISObutene for bio based CHEMicals
  • SYLFEED: From forest to feed: enable the wood industry to bridge the protein gap
  • URBIOFIN: Demonstration of an integrated innovative biorefinery for the transformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into new BioBased products (URBIOFIN)

2 Flagship

  • AgriChemWhey: An integrated biorefinery for the conversion of dairy side streams to high value bio-based chemicals
  • PEFerence: From bio-based feedstocks via di-acids to multiple advanced bio-based materials with a preference for polyethylene furanoate