JPI Oceans – Blue BioEconomy

The joint call on the Blue Bioeconomy is supported by 16 countries with a total budget of 29,25 million Euro. The main objective of the programme is to establish a coordinated R&D funding scheme that will strengthen Europe’s position in the blue bioeconomy.

Open Call for pre-proposals
The goal is to identify new and improve existing ways of bringing bio-based products and services to the market and find new ways of creating value from in the blue bioeconomy.

The proposals should seek to be complementary with or adding to other projects funded under FP7 and Horizon 2020, ERA-NETs, BBI JU or other funding schemes, both ongoing and recently finished. They should reflect awareness of the objectives of running projects in relevant fields to avoid overlap. Proposed projects must demonstrate industry involvement.

Priority areas: 

  • Priority area 1: Exploring new resources
  • Priority area 2: Exploring improvements in fisheries and aquaculture
  • Priority area 3: Exploring synergies across sectors
  • Priority area 4: Exploring Biotechnology and ICT

Read more about the call and how to apply here

Registration of application in E-grant for Danish partners

All Danish partners in International Project applications under IFD must register in our online administration platform E-grant. The deadline for the registration is two weeks after the deadline for submitting the project application. Register under the same call option as you have applied. Name your project [Application ID – Acronym – Institution/Company]. Read more about how to register.

General Terms and Conditions for International Projects

IFD investment is given in accordance with “The General Terms and Conditions for International Projects” focus on issues where IFD’s terms and administration vary from the Terms and Conditions for the Danish Grand Solutions programme. The Terms and Conditions and Guidelines for Grand Solutions apply for all issues not mentioned in the present document.


Scientific officer Brian Christensen
Mail: & Tel.: +45 6190 5043