EuroTransBio has opened 13th call

The self-sustained international funding initiative EuroTransBio (ETB)*, which is active in the field of modern biotechnology, is organising annual joint calls for innovative near to the market R&D&I projects in all fields of modern biotechnology (health, agro/food, industrial, environmental, marine/aquatic solutions).

The 13th ETB call is open from 4 October 2017 and will close on 31 January 2018. The application process is a one-step process. Consortia coordinated by an SME and consisting of at least two enterprises belonging to two different countries participating in the 13th ETB Call and coordinated by an SME can apply for ETB funding. The following countries / regions participate in the 13th ETB Call: Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, France (Grand-Est: Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine) Germany and Russia. SMEs from outside the ETB consortium are welcome to participate in projects (at their own costs).

The call announcement and the call guidelines can be found on the ETB website.

*EuroTransBio (ETB) is a network of national/regional funding agencies which coordinate their efforts to launch annual calls for R&D&I projects in the area of modern biotechnology. The network started off as an ERA-NET initiative in 2004 and was supported by the European Commission in FP6 and FP7. From 2014, ETB is one of the first initiatives to operate in a self-sustainable way i.e. without further funding for coordination and networking (ETB international funding initiative). The consortium of EuroTransBio consists of organisations from 7 European countries and regions.

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