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Cofund on Biotechnologies

Innovation for Europe – life science meets market application


ERA CoBioTech has something for you, if you are a:

  • Researcher, who is looking for funding and collaborations in the EU and beyond
  • Industry representative, who would like to know about the latest scientific advancements and explore the market potential of the research conducted
  • Research / innovation funder, who is interested in funding or funds transnational research and innovation projects in the field of industrial biotechnology, synthetic biology and systems biology
  • A representative of the public, who would like to understand biotechnology better through interaction with those who know it’s potentials (and potential pitfalls) best

What does ERA CoBioTech strive to achieve in the next 5 years?

  • Maximize synergies between current mechanisms of biotechnology research funding in Europe
  • Foster the exchange of knowledge across borders
  • Highlight the benefits of a bio-based economy for society
  • Contribute to maintaining and strengthening Europe’s position in biotechnology

How will ERA CoBioTech do this?

  • By developing a joint strategic agenda and shared vision on aligning synthetic biology, systems biology and industrial biotechnology to have the most impact
  • By implementing a co-funded call for projects with funding from the EC, national and regional programs, with additional funding opportunities following on a regular basis
  • By empowering scientists with the skills needed to enable better communication for impact
  • By creating the Biotech Hub, bringing together key actors from different European strategic configurations and instruments to create an understanding of the possibilities offered by the technologies among different target audiences.
ERA CoBioTech has something for you