Blue Bio Call

The call is targeted to fund projects focusing on supply systems in the blue economy: logistics and transportation – from harvesting to processing. Entities with an operating base in Malta are eligible to apply and participate in transnational R&I projects. More information can be found in the Call Text.

Eligible consortia shall need to have at least three (3) partners coming from three (3) different participating countries and at least one needs to come from industry.

Local entities shall also need to consult the National Rules for ParticipationState Aid or Non-State Aid and are also requested to submit a National Application Form (to be uploaded shortly).

Pre-proposal submission deadline – 14th September 2020

Interested applicants are invited to participate in a specific brokerage event to help form or join project consortia by meeting prospective international partners.

This will be taking place over two (2) days:

18th June – online brokerage event part 1 – presentation of call and submission tool, elevator pitches from potential applicants

25th June – online brokerage event part 2 – 1:1 meetings between potential applicants on the b2match tool

In preparation to the brokerage event part 2, MCST will also be organising a webinar on the 30th June 2020 to provide an overview of the National requirements of the Call. Please register your interest on the plumtri matchmaking page. Agenda can be found here.

Registrants will be provided with the agenda and more information at a later date. For interested applicants that miss the brokerage event, the following additional Partner Search Request Platforms can be used: https://www.submission-bluebio.eu/partnersearch http://een.ec.europa.eu/tools/services/SearchCenter/Search/ProfileSimpleSearch?shid=32db25cb-726f-43b0-8b5f-7742d0935799 https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/how-to-participate/partner-search

For more information  – international.mcst@gov.mt