1st ERA-IB joint call

Basic Information

Network ERA-IB
Website http://www.era-ib.net/
Aim of the joint call ERA-IB’s objective is to foster economic and academic IB players in sharing risks, costs and skills related to innovation in order to develop new knowledge, new products, technologies or supply services that could reach the market more efficiently. It is aimed at establishing cross-border partnerships between industrial and academic IB research, improving and accelerating technology transfer, and strengthening European efforts to achieve sustainable industrial development. An important step to achieve these goals is by implementing this first joint call for proposals for trans-national R&D projects. The total budget available for this Call is approximataly 11 Milion Euros.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 05/12/2007
Deadline Pre-Proposal 31/03/2008 Submitted proposal: 32
Deadline Full-Proposal 30/06/2008 Submitted proposal: 19
Evaluation End Date 31/12/2008 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 8
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Reducing administrative overheads
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
Research fields
  • Biotechnology
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Netherlands Organisation for scientific research Netherlands genomics initiative
Belgium Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
Denmark The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (DASTI DCTI)
Finland Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
France Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)
Germany Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR)
Germany Saxon State Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture (SMUL)
Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Poland Ministry of Education and Science (MES)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Spain Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
BioProChemBB Bio-based production of chemical building blocks: Corynebact... 8
EPOS Enzyme Production in Optimized Streptomyces. 6
ERA-NOEL Novel enzyme tools for production of functional oleochemical... 6
Eng Biocat Implementing an Enzyme Engineering Technology Platform for t... 9
IMAPPROT Integrated, multi-host approach for the improved microbial p... 6
POPCORN Targeting population heterogeneity at microscale for robust ... 5
PUBB Production and Upgrading of 2,3-butanediol from Biomass. 9
VOC-reduction in lignin containing materials Improvement of strength properties and reduction of emission... 7