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    Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy

    The specific objective is to secure sufficient supplies of safe and high quality food and other bio-based products, by developing productive and resource efficient primary production systems and fostering related ecosystem services, alongside competitive and low-carbon supply chains. This will accelerate the transition to a sustainable European bio-economy.

    The work programme for 2018-2020 is structured in 4 calls:

    • Sustainable Food Security SFS
      Resilient and resource efficient value chains
    • Blue Growth BG
      Demonstrating an ocean of opportunities

    • Rural Renaissance RUR
      Fostering innovation and business opportunities 
    • Food and Natural Resources FNR                                                                                                The FNR call bridges towards the next European Framework Programme for Research and

    See introduction on the European Commission website

    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:    Topic Preview Food, Agriculture & Biotechnology
    Types of projects, eligibility
    :      Factsheet

    Your Contact

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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

    Upcoming Events

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    11 SEP
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    26 AUG
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