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    Agriculture and Marine Resources

    This page aims to give you an overview of the types of European funding most suitable for your discipline in relation to the Innovation Axis.

    Basic Research

    Horizon 2020 offers funding for basic research in Agriculture & Marine Resources in 2 Societal Challenges: “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy” and “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. Also of interest is the Key Enabling Technology (KET) in the area of Biotechnology under the Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT) programme. Further possibilities will be found in Future and Emerging Technologies (FETs), as well as the grants of the European Research Council (ERC), aiming at excellence, and the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), promoting mobility.

    Career Funding (ERC & MSCA)
    Future Emerging Technologies (FET)
    Biotechnology in Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)

    Research & Development for Societal Challenges

    Researchers in Agriculture & Marine Resources will find topics in 2 Societal Challenges: “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the bioeconomy” and “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”.

    Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy
    Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

    Research & Development for Industrial Challenges

    There are a number of interesting topics in the Industrial Leadership pillar under "Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies", specifically in the Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) in the area of Biotechnology. In addition, a specific area is reserved for SME bottom-up topics.

    Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
    Innovation in SME

    Cooperation for Innovation

    Facilitating cooperation activities in research and innovation is the key to bridging the gap between research and the market. Partners for various types of cooperation are available in the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) database. Below are a selection of partnering profiles related to this thematic. Further cooperation opportunities are published on the EEN Marketplace.

    Enterprise Europe Network

    Your Contact

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    Gerhard Gass

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •SMEs & Access to Finance
    •Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine and Maritime Research and the Bio-economy
    Effingerstrasse 19
    3008 Bern
    Tel.:+41 31 380 60 15

    Upcoming Events

    Date City Vacancies Registration
    04 DEC
    2018
    Organiser: Euresearch Office FHNW / FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts
    20 NOV
    2018
    Organiser: Euresearch Network Office / J. Zbinden
    08 NOV
    2018
    Organiser: Euresearch Network Office