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Platform of bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions

Objective

PLATFORM brings together ERA-NETs in the area of the bioeconomy. The current proposal will continue and expand the work of FP7 PLATFORM (2012-2014) with the following objectives: to further increase collaboration among actors, to foster inclusiveness, to increase capacities for efficient and effective ERA-NETs, and to inform research policy making.

FP7 PLATFORM organised inspiring annual events, dedicated workshops, a master class for call managers, fruitful two-way interaction with the Commission, the EIP AGRI and with the BBI-JU, and produced a comprehensive book about the bioeconomy ERA-NETs and their activities. Surveys, analysis and events also engaged ERA-NETs from neighbouring themes with bioeconomy relevance, JPIs Oceans and FACCE, SCAR WGs, and self-sustained ERA-NETs.

PLATFORM2 will build on these activities and will further strengthen mutual learning, maximise synergies and increase coordination. PLATFORM2 will expand the network to new ERA-NET actions (Cofund), to more JPIs and will also seek stronger interaction with SCAR. On the website, a searchable database on bioeconomy ERA-NET joint calls will be constructed, including statistics and impact assessments, such as on leverage. Data may flow into other data repositories, e.g. an EIP Agri database on projects in the area of agriculture. A World Café workshop is scheduled to ponder new, sustainable and alternative models for cooperation between public research programmes. PLATFORM2 will make an inventory of alignment actions taken by ERA-NETs. The series of Annual Events will be continued and enable actors to discuss emerging cooperation needs, opportunities and tools. PLATFORM2 will foster inclusiveness in all its work, in particular by a master class directed at new Member States and sessions at the Annual Events on improving both involvement and performance. Capacities will be increased by sharing experience and by way of master classes on planning and managing (Cofund) calls, as well as through evaluation and monitoring of ERA-NETs. The reflections and recommendations will be summarised in policy briefs.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/health economics

Call for proposal

H2020-ISIB-2014-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Netherlands
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 230 000,50

Participants (8)

MINISTERIE VAN ECONOMISCHE ZAKEN EN KLIMAAT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 31 330
Address
Bezuidenhoutseweg 73
2595 AC The Hague
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 54 137,50
Address
Wilhelm Johnen Strasse
52428 Julich
Activity type
Research Organisations
FACHAGENTUR NACHWACHSENDE ROHSTOFFE EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 30 750
Address
Hofplatz 1
18276 Gulzow
Activity type
Other
BUNDESMINISTERIUM FUER NACHHALTIGKEIT UND TOURISMUS
Austria
EU contribution
€ 32 250
Address
Stubenring 1
1012 Vienna
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Ministrstvo za izobrazevanje, znanost in sport
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 34 375
Address
Masarykova 16
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 30 125
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INNOVATIONSFONDEN
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 24 750
Address
Ostergade 26 A
1100 Kobenhavn K
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
MINISTERO DELLE POLITICHE AGRICOLE ALIMENTARI E FORESTALI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 31 875
Address
Via Xx Settembre 20
00187 Roma
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)