Research funding:

ERA-Net Bioenergy

Pre-proposal call status: Closed
Full proposal application deadline (invite only): 1 September 2014 


This is the eighth call within ERA-Net Bioenergy (ERA-Bioenergy) for research projects addressing Integrated Biorefining.

BBSRC has allocated up to £3M to support this call.


Funding is available for innovative industrially relevant research and development projects on one or more of the following topics:

*Please check national/regional regulations since some of these topics may be not suitable for all agencies.

Joint projects must have participants from at least two of the countries involved in the call (UK, Germany, Poland, and the Netherlands). Participation of an industrial partner in the consortium is strongly recommended.

Proposals should fit to the specific remit of the national funding organisations.

How to apply

There is a two-step application process:

  1. Pre-proposal application: The pre-proposal call is now closed (deadline was 28 April 2014)
  2. Full proposal application (by invite only): apply by 1 September 2014

Pre-proposal application (for reference only)

Projects are expected to start in early 2015.

Funding will be awarded on the basis of full economic cost as described in our grants guide (see related links).