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CBE JU Info Day 2023

The CBE JU Info Day 2023 allows you to gain insights into the upcoming call for project proposals 2023 and expand your network.

Follow the CBE JU Info Day 2023

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The event is an opportunity to gain insights into the upcoming CBE JU call 2023 and to have a better understanding of:

  • The submission & evaluation of proposals
  • Call management rules & conditions
  • How to write a good CBE JU proposal

Networking opportunities will enable you to engage with other CBE JU community members.

Registration is closed, and compulsory to attend in person.



The in-person event will take place on 20 April 2023 in the Charlemagne building in Brussels.


Cannot come to Brussels?

If you cannot come to Brussels, the info day will be streamed online, and its recording will be available on this page afterwards. You will be able to ask questions via an online tool during the event’s Q&A session and engage with other potential applicants on the CBE JU networking platform.



Check the printed version.

08:00 – 09:00 Ɩ Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Ɩ Welcome coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Session 1 Ɩ Setting the scene
Moderator: Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, Executive Director ad interim, CBE JU
  • The role of CBE JU in achieving a circular bio-based economy
    John Bell, Director for Healthy Planet, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission & Chair of the CBE JU Governing Board
  • Conditions for success for a Circular Bio-based Europe (slides)
    Rob Beekers, Chairman of the Governance Board, Bio-based Industries Consortium
09:30 – 10:30 Session 2 Ɩ The CBE JU 2023 Work Programme topics
Moderator: Virginia Puzzolo, Head of Programme, CBE JU
  • Priorities of the CBE JU call (slides)
    Virginia Puzzolo, Head of Programme, CBE JU 
  • Scope of the call 2023 topics (slides)
    Paloma Mallorquín, Policy Officer, B1 – Circular Economy & Biobased Systems, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission 
    Samuele Ambrosetti, Innovation & Programming, Bio-based Industries Consortium
10:30 – 11:00 Ɩ Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 I Session 3 Ɩ Information on CBE Call 2023
Moderator: Dieter Brigitta, Call Coordinator, CBE JU
  • Call submission & evaluation of proposals (slides)
    Dieter Brigitta, Call Coordinator, CBE JU
  • Call management rules & conditions (slides)
    Marta Campos Iturralde, Legal Manager, CBE JU
  • CBE JU-specific call requirements (slides)
    Pilar Llorente Ruiz de Azua, Programme Officer, CBE JU
  • How to write a good proposal (slides)
    Oliver Zobell, Project Officer, CBE JU 
  • Q&A session (slides)
13:00 – 14:00 Ɩ Lunch break
14:00 Ɩ One-to-one networking meetings
17:00 Ɩ End of event



Are you considering applying for the CBE JU 2023 call for project proposals? Join the CBE JU networking platform to pitch your project idea, look for partners and offer your services, and, more importantly, get in touch with other CBE JU community members!

The platform is open until the call submission deadline on 20 September 2023. You can book meetings with other participants on the platform, both for the 20 April event and online.



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