FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: BlueBio – Blue Bioeconomy ERA-NET Cofund – Unlocking the Potential of Aquatic Bioresources


This new joint call supported  by 16 countries, including Malta, will be funding projects that explore innovative, yet sustainable and climate-friendly utilisation of aquatic biomass at different trophic levels, as well as sustainable harvesting, and novel aquaculture production systems targeting a range of existing or new markets and products (food, feed, chemistry, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, etc). The aim is to create, test, upscale and bring to the market new knowledge-intensive products and services dervied from a diversity of aquatic biomass. The aquatic biomass in question may have either marine or freshwater origin. Projects may also seek synergies with land-based production.


Please consult the Call Documents and the National Rules for Participation – V2 for more information.


Please also find the National Application Form together with Annex I and Annex II.i, II.ii and III.


For further information, please contact Corinne Muscat Terribile – / 00356 23602152


Call Website –


NEW DEADLINE – 18th MARCH 2018 at 15:00 CET