Results of the first additional call 2020

Pre-proposals have been submitted within the first additional call 2020 for the BlueBio Cofund. In early June 2020, a call anouncement was made by the BlueBio Cofund. The scope of the call was to fund projects that would advance the supply systems in the blue bioeconomy value chains. For example projects that would somehow facilitate […]

The BlueBio ERANET COFUND and the BLUEMED Coordination and Support Action present the joint training course on blue biotechnologies!

The BLUEMED R&I initiative for Blue jobs and growth in the Mediterranean area ( has identified “Explore the potential of Blue Biotechnologies” as one of the priority goals of its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). Among the actions identified to reach this goal will be to foster collaborative research through transdisciplinary fields of expertise […]

Kick-off meeting for the BlueBio Cofunded Projects

Last June a kick-off meeting for the cofunded projects of the first cofund call took place online. All 19 projects were presented on this online meeting. We have now published fact sheets for all these projects here. The first joint BlueBio call is supported by European 16 countries as well as the EU. All partner […]

Partnering Platform for the BlueBio Cofund

The partner search tool is very useful if you are looking for collaboration opportunities in project consortia and would like to offer your expertise. The tool allows you to engage partners and you are also welcome to make a post, if you already have a project idea and are looking for further partners that would […]

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Brokerage Event and Additional Call Presentation

Advancing the supply systems in the blue bioeconomy value chains The BlueBio ERA-NET Additional Call Presentation and Brokerage Event is a two-part event where the BlueBio Cofund will present the first additional call on 18 June and facilitate 1:1 match-making meetings between possible partners on 25 June. Registration for the brokerage event on b2match opens Wednesday 10 June. The presentation on 18 June will […]


BlueBio Call Announcement

The call is targeted on supply systems in the blue bioeconomy: logistics and transportation – from harvest to processing.  The scope of the call is to fund projects that facilitate the transfer (i.e. logistics, preservation and transportation) of bio-resources from harvest (catch or production) to processing to ensure e.g. traceability, quality, sustainability and the necessary quantity […]

BlueBio Cofund funds nineteen projects for 25 million euros in its first joint call

ERA-NET Cofund on Blue Bioeconomy – Unlocking the potential of aquatic bioresources has selected nineteen projects for funding with a total budged of € 25 million. The joint call was announced for projects to explore innovative, sustainable and climate-friendly utilisation of aquatic biomass at different trophic levels, as well as sustainable harvesting, and novel aquaculture […]

Selection of pre-proposals

The submission for the pre-proposals was due 18 March 2019. The proposals were reviewed according to the call documents. We received 83 proposals in total. Following the recommendation of the international review panel and upon a decision of the Call Steering Committee 35 proposals have been invited to submit a full proposal on 17 September […]

The submissions are in!

The closing-date for pre-proposals for the first call of the BlueBio Cofund was last Monday, March 18th, and it is safe to say that this first call received a strong response. In total the BlueBio Cofund received 83 project proposals. The table below gives an overview of the priority areas addressed in the project proposals. Pre-proposals […]

Animated Introduction to the BlueBio Cofund

Have a look at the new animated infographic video that explains what the BlueBio Cofund is all about. [embedyt][/embedyt]