CBE JU publishes first call for project proposals

The Circular Bio-Based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) has published its first call for project proposals. A total of €120 million will be dedicated to advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe across 12 topics. All stakeholders of the bio-based industries ecosystem can apply by 22 September 2022, 17:00 Brussels time.

Call topics and budget

In 2022, CBE JU will welcome project proposals across 12 topics with a total indicative budget of €120 million:

Innovation Actions

  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-IA-01 Biogenic carbon capture and use (CCU) for circular bio-based products – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-IA-02 Cooperative business models for sustainable mobilisation and valorisation of agricultural residues, by-products, and waste in rural areas – €10 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-IA-03 Cost-effective production routes towards bio-based alternatives to fossil-based chemical building blocks – €12 million
  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-IA-04 Co-processing of mixed bio-based waste streams – €12 million         

Innovation Actions – Flagships

Research and Innovation Actions

Coordination and Support Actions

  • HORIZON-JU-CBE-2022-S-01 Developing and validating monitoring systems of environmental sustainability and circularity: collection of best practices and benchmarks – €3 million

More info is available here: https://www.cbe.europa.eu/open-calls-proposals