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© Nina Pulkkis, VVT - CBE JU-funded GRETE project

First 21 CBE JU projects selected for funding

The CBE JU Programme Office has concluded the evaluation of its first call for project proposals. 21 proposals have been selected to receive a total of nearly €120 million CBE JU funding.

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CBE JU Annual Work Programme 2023

CBE JU sets funding priorities for 2023

CBE JU has published its Annual Work Programme for 2023, including information about the next call for project proposals. €215.5 million will be dedicated to advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe across 18 topics.

CBE JU funding opportunities
celebration event panel discussion

Bio-based industries ready to seize opportunities

One year on from the official launch of CBE JU, industrial leaders shared their vision with national and European Commission representatives on the challenging, yet promising, future of the sector. 

John Bell, Rob Beekers and Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore

Founding partners celebrate their commitment to CBE JU

The public and private partners of the CBE JU, the European Commission representing the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), marked their commitment to the partnership deploying the circular bio-based economy in Europe.

CBE JU European Commission Bio-based Inustries Consortium
EUCYS 2022 bioeconomy winners

EUCYS 2022 bioeconomy winners announced

Joaquim Sousa Dória and José Tiago Fernandes Vieira were awarded the EUCYS 2022 bioeconomy prize for their research on using the banana pulp to remove microplastic pollution from water. As part of their prize, the young scientists will visit Brussels with CBE JU to introduce their project to representatives of the European institutions. 

field and river

How is CBE JU involved in the zero pollution action plan

The European Commission is proposing stronger rules on ambient air, surface and groundwater pollutants, and the treatment of urban wastewater. Since 2014, CBE JU has significantly contributed to the objectives of this plan by funding more than 140 projects that promote circular, bio-based innovations across Europe. 

zero pollution action plan
CBE JU-funded AFTERBIOCHEM flagship biorefinery

New circular industrial biorefinery completed in France

The CBE JU-funded AFTERBIOCHEM project inaugurated its first-of-its-kind biorefinery in Saint-Avold, France. The new industrial plant by AFYREN NEOXY will produce sustainable bio-based chemicals and fertilisers with a fully circular and zero-waste process.

flagship biorefinery