Call for proposals 2018

Call identifier: H2020-BBI-JTI-2018

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is responsible for the implementation of open Call for proposals for Research and Innovation Actions (RIAs), Innovation Actions (IAs - DEMOs and FLAGs) and Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs), in line with the Horizon 2020 rules for participation. 

The BBI JU Call for proposals 2018 is now open. Applicants can view the topics and submit their proposals in the Participant Portal.

Highlights of Call 2018

  • The 2018 call is the fifth in a total of seven Calls between 2014 and 2020.
  • 4 strategic orientations: Feedstock, Process, Products, and Market uptake.
  • Indicative budget: 115 million euros.
  • Estimated value of the in kind contributions by the members other than the Union or their constituent entities (BIC): Minimum 45 million euros.

Call timing

  • Publication of topic texts (via the Annual Work Plan 2018): December 2017
  • Call opening: 11 April 2018 
  • Call closure: 6 September 2018, 17:00 CET 
  • Proposal evaluations (indicative): October – November 2018
  • Results sent to applicants (indicative): December 2018

More information

  • The Annual Work Plan 2018, which also contains the topic texts
  • The Participant Portal, the official EU funding communication channel, gives an extensive overview of all Call information (e.g. Call documentation, how to get support regarding IPRs, IT, partner search, etc.). Please consult the PP regularly for any further updates on the Call.
  • Via the Partnering Platform, free, online profiles can be created, allowing a better interaction with other potential BBI JU Call applicants  
  • For the applicants interested in receiving professional support or advice nationally, you are encouraged to contact the respective member of the network of National Contact Points
  • BBI JU Info Day 2018 presentations and video recording
  • The ‘additional documents’ described below

Additional documents