Call Identifier: H2020-BBI-JTI-2016
Publication Date: 19/04/2016
Budget: 188,650,000 €
Deadline: 8/09/2016 17:00  Brussels local Time
Specific Programme(s): Societal Challenges
Theme(s): Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy&Biotech
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Topic:   BBI-2016-D01: Improve sustainability of value chains based on forest biomass and increase productivity and profitability on supply side by adapting forests to climate changes
Topic:   BBI-2016-D02: Improvement and adaptation of industrial crop varieties and novel sources of biomass to diversify biomass feedstock for biorefineries
Topic:   BBI-2016-D03: Valorisation of lignin and other side-streams to increase efficiency of biorefineries and increase sustainability of the whole value chain
Topic:   BBI-2016-D04: New and optimised biorefinery approaches enabling the creation of local value chains in underdeveloped or unexploited areas
Topic:   BBI-2016-D05: Bio-based polymers/plastic materials with new functionalities for medical, construction, automotive and textile industries
Topic:   BBI-2016-D06: Valorisation of the organic content of Municipal Solid Waste and contributing to the renewable circular economy
Topic:   BBI-2016-D07: Optimise technical production routes to bio-based chemicals in bio- or chemo-catalytic processes
Topic:   BBI-2016-D08: New sources of proteins for animal feed from co-products to address the EU protein gap
Topic:   BBI-2016-D09: Biomass production on unused land for conversion into added-value products while ‘boosting rural and industrial development’
Topic:   BBI-2016-F01: Valorisation of by-products or waste-streams from the food processing industry into high added-value products for market applications
Topic:   BBI-2016-F02: Converting bio-based feedstocks via chemical building blocks into advanced materials for market applications
Topic:   BBI-2016-R01: Valorisation of the organic content of wastewater as feedstock, contributing to the renewable circular economy
Topic:   BBI-2016-R02: Develop consolidated bioprocesses for direct fermentation into bio-compounds for chemicals and materials
Topic:   BBI-2016-R03: Improve control over microorganism growth in bio-catalysis operations in order to reduce/avoid contamination without antibiotics
Topic:   BBI-2016-R04: Flexible biorefining technologies able to handle different feedstock, leading to new value chains or enlarging existing ones by using the same processing plant
Topic:   BBI-2016-R05: Advanced biomaterials for smart food packaging
Topic:   BBI-2016-R06: Bio-based alternatives to improve protection of human health and the environment
Topic:   BBI-2016-R07: Biopolymers with advanced functionalities for high performance applications
Topic:   BBI-2016-R08: Emerging technologies for conversion of the organic content of Municipal Solid Waste and improving waste-to-chemicals value chains
Topic:   BBI-2016-R09: Exploiting algae and other aquatic biomass for production of molecules for pharma, nutraceuticals, food additives and cosmetic applications
Topic:   BBI-2016-R10: Industrial biotransformation for the production of bio-based chemicals
Topic:   BBI-2016-R11: Recover and reuse enzymes to reduce costs of existing industrial processes
Topic:   BBI-2016-R12: Emerging technologies for separation and purification of fermentation products to obtain high grade bio-based molecules at industrial level
Topic:   BBI-2016-S01: A roadmap for the chemical industry to a bioeconomy
Topic:   BBI-2016-S02: Bioeconomy related open access research infrastructure and assessing its capabilities for industry driven development projects
Topic:   BBI-2016-S03: Open-innovation Platform strengthening cooperation and joint development of bio-based industries and downstream sectors
Topic:   BBI-2016-S04: Clustering and networking for new value chains


Topic conditions and documents:

Please read carefully all provisions below before the preparation of your application.

  1.  List of countries and applicable rules for funding: described in part A of the General Annexes of the H2020 Work Programme.
  2.  Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in part B and C of the General Annexes of the H2020 Work Programme with the following exceptions: BBI JU Derogation to H2020 Rules for Participation.

    Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
  3.  Evaluation

    3.1 Evaluation criteria, scoring and threshold:
    described in part H of the General Annexes of the H2020 Work Programme, with the exceptions described in part 2.3.6 of the BBI JU Work Plan 2016.

    3.2 Submission and evaluation process: Guide to the submission and evaluation process and the BBI JU Calls - Guide for applicants (RIA-DEMO-CSA).

  4. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement: 

    Information on the outcome of single-stage evaluation: maximum 5 months from the deadline for submission.
    Signature of grant agreements: maximum 8 months from the deadline for submission.
  5. Provisions, proposal templates and evaluation forms:

               Specific provisions and funding rates: ddescribed in 2.3.4 of the BBI JU Annual Work Plan 2016.

               BBI JU proposal templates (Administrative forms and Technical annex) are available after entering the "start submission" button and then after entering the "Download Part B Templates" button

               Standard evaluation form (CSA)

               Standard evaluation form (RIA)

               Standard evaluation form (FLAG and DEMO)

               BBI JU Model Grant Agreement – Multi-Beneficiary

                H2020 Annotated Grant Agreement 

  1. Additional provisions:

    Technology readiness levels (TRL), where a topic description refers to TRL, these definitions apply.
  2. Open access must be granted to all scientific publications resulting from Horizon 2020 actions, and proposals must refer to measures envisaged. Where relevant, proposals should also provide information on how the participants will manage the research data generated and/or collected during the project, such as details on what types of data the project will generate, whether and how this data will be exploited or made accessible for verification and re-use, and how it will be curated and preserved.
  3. Additional documents

    BBI JU Work Plan 2016
    BBI JU Scientific Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA)
    Horizon 2020 Rules for participation
    BBI JU Derogation to H2020 Rules for Participation
    BBI JU Regulation of establishment
    Horizon 2020 Regulation of Establishment 

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