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    Biotechnology in LEIT

    The Biotechnology call is part of the Work Programme Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing.

    The specific objective of this call is to develop competitive, sustainable, safe and secure, and innovative industrial products and processes, and contribute as an innovation driver in a number of European sectors like:

    • Health
    • Chemical
    • Energy
    • Agriculture, Forestry and Food

    Topics on biotechnologies should support the European industry through the continued development of cutting-edge biotechnologies, new biotechnologies to address the global challenge of achieving greater environmental protection and breakthrough solutions to transform industrial processes using environmentally friendly and sustainable methods outcompeting conventional alternatives.


    These activities are complemented by the Joint Technology Initiative on
    Bio-based Industries (JTI BBI).
    Factsheet on Bio-based Industries (JTI BBI)

    Key Information

    Swiss eligibility:                         Switzerland is fully associated to Horizon 2020 
    Horizon 2020 Funding:              Participant Portal
    Topic search:                              Find your topic
    List of topics for 2019-2020:    All alls for "Biotechnology" under Horizon 2020 are closed. New opportunities may be available under the Green Deal Call – see link in the “Related Links” box.                                       

    For information about the next Research and Innovation Framework Programme FP9 (2021-2027), please visit our Horizon Europe webpage.

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    Linda Münger

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine and Maritime Research and the Bio-economy
    Belpstrasse 11
    3007 Bern
    Tel.: +41 31 380 60 01

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