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CBE JU Info Day 2024

Join the event to find out more about the CBE JU 2024 call for project proposals and meet other potential applicants.

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The livestream will be available on 23 April, 9:00.

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The event is an opportunity to gain insights into the CBE JU 2024 call for project proposals 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

The registration to attend the event in person and to engage with other applicants on the CBE JU networking platform is open until 15 April 2024 at 17:00 CET.

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Agenda

08:00-09:00 Ɩ Registration, welcome coffee

 

09:00-09:30 Session 1 Ɩ Setting the scene

Chair: Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, CBE JU Executive Director

  • 09:00-09:10     Welcome & introduction

Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, CBE JU Executive Director 

  • 09:10-09:20     Bio-based innovation demonstrating green competitiveness

John Bell, Director for Healthy Planet, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission, and Vice-Chair of the CBE JU Governing Board

  • 09:20-09:30     Circular Bio-based Europe: The importance of the D in R&D

Rob Beekers, Chair of the BIC Governance Board and Chair of the CBE JU Governing Board 

 

09:30-10:15 Session 2 Ɩ The CBE JU 2024 Work Programme topics

Chair: Virginia Puzzolo, Head of Programme Unit, CBE JU

  • 09:30-09:40     Priorities of the CBE JU Call 2024

Virginia Puzzolo, Head of CBE JU Programme Unit

  • 09:40-10:15     Scope of the call 2024 topics

Vivi Filippousi, Policy Officer, Circular Economy & Bio-based Systems, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
Samuele Ambrosetti, Innovation and Programming, Bio-based Industries Consortium 

 

10:15-10:45 Coffee break

 

10:45-12:45 Session 3 Ɩ Information on CBE Call 2024

Chair: Dieter Brigitta, CBE JU Call Coordinator

  • 10:45-11:00     Call submission & evaluation of proposals

Dieter Brigitta, CBE JU Call Coordinator

  • 11:00-11:20     Call management rules & conditions

Marta Campos Iturralde, CBE JU Acting Head of Administration and Finance Unit and Legal Manager

  • 11:20-11:40     CBE JU-specific call requirements

Pilar Llorente Ruiz de Azua, CBE JU Programme Officer

  • 11:40-12:00     How to write a good proposal

Oliver Zobell, CBE JU Deputy Call Coordinator

  • 12:00-12:15     Lessons learnt from call 2022-23

Dieter Brigitta, CBE JU Call Coordinator

  • 12:15-12:45     Q&A session and next steps

 

12:45-14:00 Lunch break

 

14:00-17:00 Ɩ One-to-one networking meetings

Networking sessions can be held from 09:00 - 17:00 on the ground
floor in MANS & JENK rooms or online.

Book your meetings via the CBE JU networking platform.

 

17:00 Ɩ End of event

Location

The in-person event will take place on 23 April 2024 in the Charlemagne building in Brussels.

Apply for a travel grant to attend the event

Participants from Armenia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain – Canary Islands and Türkiye can apply for a travel grant via the NCP_WIDERA.NET project. Take a look at the project's website for more information.

Moreover, on 22 April, potential applicants to the CBE JU 2024 call can join How to approach a successful proposal in CBE JU to get first-hand knowledge to apply for funding. The participation in this workshop can also be covered by the travel grant for those meeting the requirements.

Cannot come to Brussels?

The info day will be streamed online on 23 April, and its recording will be made available on this page afterwards. If you follow the event remotely, 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.

Questions?

Do not hesitate to reach out to infoday [at] cbe.europa.eu for further details. The CBE JU team is very much looking forward to meeting you in Brussels!