The Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership is a Horizon Europe co-funded partnership. It constitutes a network of 60 partner institutions from 25 countries and the European Commission that enables an unprecedented effort to pool research and innovation investments and align national programmes at pan-European scale.
MCST together with 35 other Research Funding Organisations from 23 countries launched the 1st Joint Transnational Co-funded Call and will be financially supporting R&I projects addressing challenges on the following priority areas:
1. Ocean Digital Twins at sub- sea-basin scale
2. Blue generation marine structures
3. Planning and managing sea uses
4. Healthy ‘Blue Food’ under a ‘One Health’ approach
5. Enabling the green transition of ‘Blue Food’ production
Entities residing in Malta are eligible for funding, with the option of requesting up to € 500,000 to participate in a SBEP proposal consortium (N.B. if more than one National partner is present in one consortium, the total amount of funding for the participating National partners cannot exceed the € 500,000 capping).
Pre-proposal submission deadline – 14th April 2023 at 15:00 CET
Full Proposal Submission deadline – 13th September 2023 at 15:00 CET
Apart from the pre-proposal submission by the Project Coordinator on the EPSS, each National applicant shall be required to submit a National Application Form to email@example.com by 13th September 2023 at 23:59 CET.
Please access the National Application Form together with its corresponding Annexes that need to be submitted whenever relevant: