All-Island workshop on Bio-Based Industries opportunities in the H2020 Progamme

Event Details

Title: All-Island workshop on Bio-Based Industries opportunities in the H2020 Progamme
Date(s): 22nd May 2019, 10.00am - 1.00pm
Venue: Bernal Institute, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
Price: FREE
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About the Event

The BBI JU, which operates under the Horizon 2020 programme, is a €3.7bn Public-Private Partnership funded by the EU and the Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC), a group that collectively represents the European BBI private sector.

BBI JU calls are dedicated to realising the European Bioeconomy potential with the 2019 calls focusing specifically on opportunities around Biobased Feedstock, Biorefining Process, Biobased Products and the requirement to develop Market Uptake.

The 2019 calls open on 4th April and will close on 4th September 2019 with an indicative budget of €135 million.

At the event you can expect to:

  • explore the 2019 BBI JU call topics in more detail and EU Policy on Bioeconomy
  • hear from successful applicants to previous Horizon 2020 calls
  • network with potential partners
  • receive expert advice

Who should attend?

  • Researchers from academia and industry
  • Large Industries & SME's
  • Representative Groups
  • Technology Providers
  • Local Authorities & Local Action Groups




Bio-Based Industries Event 2019 – Bernal Institute (UL)

Event:   All-Island BBI info Event

Date:     22nd May 2019

Venue: Bernal Institute – University of Limerick


09:00 – 10:00                     Registration & (Tea/Coffee)

10:00 – 10:20                     Welcome

Prof Edmond Magner (Dean of Science and Engineering UL)

Grainne Lennon (InterTradeIreland)

Session 1

10:20 – 10:40                     Thomas Vyzikas (BBI-JU)

10:40 – 11:00                     Kevin O’Connor (Beacon Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre)

11:00 – 11:15                     Q&A

11:15 – 11:45                     Coffee Break

                                                Session 2

11:45 – 11:50                     Elaine Groom (DAERA)

11:50 – 11:55                     Luuk van der Wielen (Director - Bernal Institute)

11:55 – 12:10                     Helena McMahon (IT Tralee)

12:10 – 12:25                     Daniel Hayes (Celignis)

12:25 – 12:50                     Panel Discussion and Q&A

Steve Davey (Huhtamaki)

Filippo Martinelli (Irish Bioeconomy Foundation)


12:50 – 13:00                     Event Summary & Close

Luuk van der Wielen (Director - Bernal Institute)


13:00                                     Lunch


13:45 – 15:00                     Workshop:

Practical tips and preparing your approach for participation in EU funded

Bioeconomy projects


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Bernal Institute, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland

Bernal Institute, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland

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