Deadline: 31 August 2016
The Inno Indigo Partnership Programme (IPP) is currently inviting applications for its Indo-European Innovation Joint Call on Bioeconomy.
Under the innovation call, joint R&D projects designed to lead to innovative products, services or processes of significant economic and/or societal value are eligible for funding. Innovation projects should aim at developing innovative technologies/products/services in the field of bioeconomy of high utilization, with a high market potential and of particular importance for Europe as well as for India.
The joint innovation projects shall also address applied research and technological development implemented in partnership between innovative SMEs and research performing institutions based in India and Europe.
Innovation projects should aim at developing innovative and affordable technologies, products or services contributing to one of the following challenges:
- Securing global nutrition
- Shaping agricultural production sustainably
- Producing safe and healthy food products
- Using renewable resources on an industrial scale
- Developing energy sources based on biomass
- Within the framework of the IPP S&T Joint call for proposals, research projects with a maximum duration of 3 years will be funded.
- Depending on national regulations, the following items can be funded:
- Research and innovation costs
- Personnel costs
- Management, organisational and subcontracting costs
- Costs related to dissemination, intellectual property, demonstration, market search
- Applications may be submitted by public and/or private entities which are eligible according to their respective national/regional regulations.
- The participation of SMEs, industries and clusters is strongly recommended.
- Consortia that wish to apply for funding of a research project within the above mentioned topics, have to consist of at least three partners: two from different European countries participating in the call, and one from India.
- Countries participating in the Call are: India, France, Germany, Norway and Spain.
- Partners from countries other than those participating in the IPP Innovation Call can join a consortium but have to secure their own funding.
How to Apply
Applications are to be submitted electronically using PT-Outline Web Tool.
For more information, please visit Indo-European Innovation on Bioeconomy.