Optimise technical production routes to bio-based chemicals in bio- or chemo-catalytic processes

This program supports the demonstration of optimised production routes for bio-based products. 

Activities supported 

This program supports the demonstration of optimised bio-catalytic and chemo-catalytic bio-based production routes. 


The applicant must be a consortium of at least 3 different unrelated legal entities in 3 different Horizon 2020 affiliated countries.  


The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to 15 million would allow this area to be addressed appropriately. Nonetheless, this does not preclude submission and selection of proposals requesting other amounts. Funding rate is 70% for profit seeking organizations and 100% for non-profits. 

Upcoming calls 

This program will have 1 more call on 2016 September 08 which has a budget of 188.65 million euros that it shares with several other research programs.