Apply for the DigiCirc Bioeconomy Open Call

Is your SME or start-up working in digital technologies and circular economy? Check out DigiCirc’s Bioeconomy Open Call, which looks for organisations that can use digital tools and apply innovative solutions in the circular economy. This Open Call focuses on specific challenges in the Bioeconomy...

European Green Deal to transform economy and society

Achieving a reduction of at least 55% in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is crucial to Europe becoming the world's first climate-neutral continent and making the European Green Deal a reality. The European Commission has presented new legislation to deliver on the targets agreed in the European...

European Green Deal: A Sustainable Blue Economy in the EU

This week the European Commission proposed a new guidance for a sustainable blue economy in the European Union, which is key to both the Recovery Plan and European Green Deal. Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal said: “Healthy oceans are a precondition for a thriving blue...

The European bioeconomy in 2050: Four foresight scenarios

In collaboration with DG Research and Innovation, the Joint Research Centre has created an ad-hoc network of research experts to contribute forward-looking analyses to the EC’s Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy. A team of six core experts have built four alternative scenarios for the EU bioeconomy in...

B-Resilient: Building the biomass resilience of food producing and processing SMEs through green and digitalised value chains

The B-Resilient Euroclusters Project has set an ambitious package of support actions to empower food processing SMEs to become more resilient by means of an optimum use of biomass, and with appropriate digital solutions. The project will focus on maximising the usage of available feedstock and its...
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Financing for industrial hemp innovators in Horizon Europe and CBE-JU

The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) is a €2 billion partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) that funds projects advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe. The partnership is building on the success of its...
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HempClub project for a sustainable EU bioeconomy

HempCluB goal is to enhance the potential of hemp to replace fossil resources in many industries, supporting sustainable and green business models.
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Malta Tourism Authority ECO Certification

he ECO certification is the national scheme for ensuring the environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural sustainability of hotels and farmhouses on the Maltese Islands and has been recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council as fully reflecting the GSTC criteria. The scheme was launched by...
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BIObec, a project to promote education in the bio-based industry, kicks off

CTA, the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Sustainable Innovations are the Spanish partners of BIObec, a project where 19 European organisations will collaborate to promote education in the bio-based industry. BIObec is funded by the bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) under the...
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Participate in the survey of the EU project BIO4AFRICA to identify bio-based technologies

The European project BIO4AFRICA has launched a survey to identify bio-based technologies, with the potential to be adapted and successfully transferred to different rural areas in Africa. This project, in which CTA participates as a partner, aims to support the deployment of the bioeconomy in rural...
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CTA presents its innovation support model to more than 100 attendees at the International Congress of Circular Bioeconomy

CTA presents its open innovation platform conneCTA, training materials and elearning modules on bioeconomy to support bioentrepreneurship. CTA has participated in the second phase of the International Congress on Circular Bioeconomy, aimed at disseminating tools and platforms to support...
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BIO4AFRICA, a new European project to support the deployment of the bioeconomy in Africa, kicks off

CTA, SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS and Barcelona Plataforma Empresarial are the Spanish partners of this project, in which 13 European and 12 African organisations will collaborate to promote technological solutions and value chains in the bioeconomy sector The project, funded by the European Union's...