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ERA-NET BlueBio Second Additional Call 2021

The Marine Institute is delighted to advise that the 2021 Transnational Call for research proposals under the ERA-NET BlueBio (Blue Bioeconomy - Unlocking the Potential of Aquatic Bioresources) Co-fund is now open.

This call is targeted at Advancing Resource Management, Market and Socioeconomic aspects in the Blue Bioeconomy Value Chains. This call aims to facilitate research and innovation to underpin sustainable and circular management and use of natural resources. This will encompass an integrated food systems approach to ensure ecosystem integrity and resilience. Furthermore, acceptability, trust, transparency, and innovation uptake by citizens are key to developing the Blue Bioeconomy sector. To this end the production and consumption of safe and healthy food and bio-based products (food and nutrition security) is vital and this call will address market and socioeconomic aspects of the value chain to foster solutions to these issues.

The call announcement and details on how to submit pre-proposal applications are available on the BlueBio website.

The funding available for Irish partners is 200,000 Euro, which is being funded by the Marine Institute, further details are provided in the Ireland National Rules. If you have any queries please email funding [at] marine [dot] ie or the nominated national contact point listed.

Closing date for pre-proposals: Monday, 20th September 2021 at 13.00 CET (12 noon Irish time).

Expiration Date: 
Dé Luain, 20 Meán Fómhair, 2021