Blue Bio Call

The ERA-NET Cofund on Blue Bioeconomy – Unlocking the Potential of Aquatic Bioresources (BlueBio) is launching a second additional Call to facilitate research and innovation projects that are expected to deliver impacts on at least one of the following topics:

Thematic Area
A.   Sustainable exploration of the aquatic environment and biological resources
B.    Sustainable and resilient biomass production and processing
C.    Traceability and regulatory constraints

The transnational consortium must consist of at least three independent eligible legal entities from at least three Blue Bio partner countries. All proposals must involve both research organisations and industry.

Each partner in the consortium must follow Blue Bio regulations outlined in the Call Text as well as any National Rules and Regulations. The deadline for pre-proposal submission is 20th September 2021 (13:00 CET).

International Brokerage Event

Interested entities are invited to participate in a specific online brokerage event that is going to be spread on 2 days: 15th June 2021 (Call information) and 21st June (Matchmaking session; 1:1 meetings). This event will allow participants to get information about the Call and will help them form or join project consortia by meeting prospective international partners. In addition, interested entities are also invited to register your interest on the Plumtri matchmaking page.

More information on the event can be found by following this link or by sending an email to

Further details on this Call will be available soon.


This article was last updated on: June 10, 2021