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Learn about the next ERA-IB funding call in an Innovate UK webinar on 1st December at 1pm

You are invited to join Innovate UK for a webinar on the next ERANET call for Industrial Biotechnology projects. This ERANET supports European projects with 3 partners to work on projects utilising Industrial Biotechnology. It will launch in December and previous calls have funded over £10million-worth of projects. Both UK businesses and academics will be eligible.

The webinar will be held at 1300 British Standard Time on Monday 1st December. Please log in to to join - you can enter as a "guest". To listen to the webinar by phone from the UK please call:

  • UK (03): +44 (0)330 336 6001
  • UK (national): 0844 581 8061

Calling from a non-uk number? Other numbers are available on the homepage.

Finally, enter the Guest Passcode 9880081774, when instructed.

Promote your organisation

To  promote your organisation at the end of the webinar please send a single PowerPoint slide to by 24th November. Limited slots are available and content should be appropriate for the call topics.

About the ERA-IB 6th joint call

The main purpose of the call is to generate joint European research and development activities and to stimulate and unify researchers and academics who specialize in IB to work closely together and share funding and research projects. 


Submissions of proposals will be in two steps: pre-proposal and full proposal. The deadline for submitting pre-proposals is 23rd of February 2015 (13:00 CET) and full proposals must be submitted by the 15th of June 2015 (13:00 CET). Projects are expected to start in late 2015 or early 2016, depending on the funding organisation.

Participating partners

Not all partners have already confirmed their participation. Below you can find an overview of those who will participate and those who still have to confirm.

Funding organizations:

  •  Agentschap voor Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie (IWT), Belgium
  •  Sächsiches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (SMWK), Germany
  •  Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju (NCBiR), Poland
  •  Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal
  • Unitatea Executiva pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior, a Cercetarii, Dezvoltarii si Inovarii (UEFISCDI), Romania
  •  Фонд содействия развитию малых форм предприятий в научно-технической сфере (Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises) (FASIE), Russia
  • Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO), Spain
  • Innovate UK, United Kingdom


For further information please visit the ERA-IB website:

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