2nd Joint Call on Biotechnologies

Basic Information

ERA CoBioTech (ERA Net Cofund on Biotechnology) announces its second international call in the field of biotechnology. The main purpose of the call is to contribute to the transformation of the global economy from a “fossil raw material-dependent economy” to a sustainable “bio-based economy”.

Network ERA CoBioTech
Website https://www.cobiotech.eu/call-information
Aim of the joint call The second transnational joint call for research projects within the framework of ERA CoBioTech aims to contribute to the transformation of the global economy from a dependence on fossil raw materials to a sustainable bio-based economy. Funding will be granted for a maximum of three years according to national regulations
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 16/10/2018
Deadline Full-Proposal 14/12/2018 Submitted proposal: 26
Evaluation End Date n/a Successful proposal: 0 Proposals funded: 5
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Biotechnology
Type of research n/a
Target groups n/a
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Estonia Estonian Science Foundation (ETAG)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Germany Saxon State Ministry for science, culture and tourism (SMWK)
Latvia State Education Development Agency (VIAA)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Russia Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)
Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS/MIZS)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Spain Government of Navarra (CFN)
Spain Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)
Switzerland Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
United Kingdom United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
MILIMO Microbial conversion of lignin to monomers for bio-based pla... 01/09/2019 01/08/2022 6
MIPLACE Microbial integration of plastics in the circular economy 01/01/2020 31/12/2022 5
SYNBIOGAS Synthetic landfill microbiomes for enhanced anaerobic digest... 01/11/2019 01/10/2022 3
SyCoLim Synthetic microbial communities for the production of limone... 01/09/2019 01/08/2022 5
SynConsor4Butanol Sustainable Production of n-Butanol by Artificial Consortia ... 01/06/2019 01/05/2022 4