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Open calls for proposals

CBE JU is advancing the European circular bioeconomy by funding excellent collaborative projects.

Funding opportunities

CBE JU will launch the first call for project proposals in the second quarter of 2022.

See the indicative timeline leading to the opening of the call for project proposals:

  1. 30 November 2021
    CBE JU enters into force

    CBE JU's Programme Office is established

  2. 16 December 2021
    CBE JU Governing Board is established

    The Board is the main decision-making body of CBE JU

  3. 24 March 2022
    CBE JU states' representatives group is established

    As an advisory body, the group provides an opinion on strategic and programming documents of CBE JU, such as the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) and draft annual work plans

  4. 31 March 2022
    CBE JU Scientific Committee is established

    As an advisory body, the committee provides scientific advice on strategic and programming documents of CBE JU, such as the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) and draft annual work plans

  5. March 2022
    Consultation on the CBE JU Work Plan 2022

    Founding partners and advisory bodies of CBE JU give their feedback on the draft work plan, including the content of the 2022 call for project proposals

  6. Q2 2022
    SRIA is adopted

    CBE JU Governing Board adopts CBE JU’s Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda

  7. Q2 2022
    CBE JU 2022 Work Plan is adopted

    CBE JU Governing Board adopts the CBE JU Work Plan for 2022, including the topic text of the 2022 call for project proposals

  8. Q2-Q3 2022
    CBE JU 2022 call for proposals is launched

    First CBE JU call for project proposals opens for submissions and an information day is organised for potential applicants