BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2017
The first BBI JU Stakeholder Forum brought together the bio-based industries community and involved researchers of the ongoing projects on 6/7 December 2017 in Brussels. More than 600 participants took part in the event and in the two-day programme which provided opportunities for networking, including a joint networking event with the European Investment Bank.
The Forum was dedicated to engaging directly in dialogue with BBI JU’s projects and stakeholders the discussion on the strategic direction for the BBI JU programme through constructive and open dialogue with stakeholders by encouraging also cross-collaboration between them. The Forum brought together all of BBI JU ongoing projects who were given an opportunity to present their consortium and details of their project in a dedicated exhibition and in thematic workshops.
Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking
The private public partnership “Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking” (BBI JU) has financed since its first H2020 calls in 2014 already more than 65 projects. The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Operating under Horizon 2020, it is driven by the Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry.