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Bio-Economy in HORIZON 2020 - John Bell - Presentation - Israel 3.2.2014

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Horizon 2020 Launch Event in Israel - Presentation of John Bell, Director Bio-Economy,
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

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Bio-Economy in HORIZON 2020 - John Bell - Presentation - Israel 3.2.2014

  1. 1. Bioeconomy in Horizon 2020 Tel Aviv, 3 February 2014 John Bell European Commission Directorate-General Research & Innovation Directorate for Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food Research and Innovation
  2. 2. What is H2020 ? Europe 2020 Innovation Union European Research Area Horizon 2020 Responding to the economic crisis to invest in future jobs and growth Addressing people’s concerns about their livelihoods, safety and environment Strengthening the EU’s global position in research, innovation and technology H2020 is designed to help bring ideas to the market Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  3. 3. Emerging Challenges Sustainability of aquatic resources Avoid competition for food production resources Plant and animal diseases Climate change impacting food production Food crises Consumers behaviours & lifestyle diseases Ageing population and urbanisation Biomass supply availability The Bioeconomy: produce significantly more with higher sustainability and implement theory into practice Support acceptability of new approaches: the contribution of social sciences A systematic solution-oriented approach with a global dimension Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  4. 4. The Bioeconomy 4 Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  5. 5. Strategic Analysis Tackling New Trends CROSS-CUTTING DRIVERS Economic growth Job creation Demographic change Sustainability Innovation in technologies Food security Outcomes Increased use of natural resources Increased bio-waste Trends Safe foods and healthy diets Well-being This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission Depletion of resources Environmental degradation Food Insecurity Rising inequality and more vulnerable groups Source: Adapted from Europe's societal challenges, Rand Europe, 2013
  6. 6. From Strategic Analysis… Preparing for what we know will happen To Strategic Action Sutainable Food Security Blue Growth Work Programme 2014-2015 Innovative Sustainable inclusive Bioeconomy This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  7. 7. 14 13 No. of IL participants in KBBE projects 12 10 10 10 8 5 6 5 4 3 4 3 2 7 BB E- 20 13 - 6 FP 7K BB E- 20 12 - 5 FP 7K BB E- 20 11 - 4 FP 7K BB E- 20 10 - 3 7K FP 7K BB E- 20 09 - 2B FP BB E20 08 - 2A FP 7K BB E20 07 - 7K FP FP 7K BB E- 20 07 - 1 0 This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  8. 8. Objectives of Societal Challenge 2:  Sufficient supplies of safe and high quality food and bio-based products,  productive and resource-efficient primary production systems,  competitive and low carbon supply chains. Making the best from our biological resources accelerating the transition to a sustainable European bioeconomy EU Bioeconomy Strategy Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  9. 9. Three calls Sustainable Food Security • Sustainable food production systems • Safe food and healthy diets and sustainable consumption • Global drivers of food security Blue Growth Innovative, Sustainable and Inclusive Bioeconomy • 2014: 138M€ • Sustainably exploiting the diversity of marine life • New offshore challenges • Ocean observation technologies/systems • Socio-economic dimension engagement with society • 2015: 110,5M€ • 2014: 100M€ • 2015: 45M€ • 2014: • Sustainable agriculture and 44,5M€ forestry • Sustainable and competitive biobased industries • Cross-cutting actions covering all • 2015: the activities 42M€ Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  10. 10. SC2: Sustainable Food Security Call NB: Examples of topics 1. Sustainable food production systems • SFS-1-2014/2015: Sustainable terrestrial livestock production • SFS-2-2014/2015: Sustainable crop production • SFS-8-2014/2015: Resource-efficient eco-innovative food production and processing SME instrument • SFS-9-2014: Towards a gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries 2. Safe food and healthy diets and sustainable consumption • SFS-12-2014: Assessing the health risks of combined human exposure to multiple food-related toxic substances • SFS-13-2015: Biological contamination of crops and the food chain • SFS-14-2014/2015: Authentication of food products • SFS-15-2014: Proteins of the future • SFS-16-2015: Tackling malnutrition in the elderly • SFS-17-2014: Innovative solutions for sustainable novel food processing – Inovation Action 3. Global drivers of food security • SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed
  11. 11. SC2: Blue Growth Call Sustainably exploiting the diversity of marine life • BG1-2015: Atlantic marine ecosystems • BG2-2015: Effects of climate change on F&A • BG3-2014: Novel marine biomolecules • BG4-2014: Potential of marine derived enzymes – Innovation Action New offshore challenges • BG5-2014: Innovative offshore economy • BG6-2014: Sub-sea technologies • BG7-2015: Response capacities to oil spills and marine pollutions Ocean observation technologies/systems • BG8-2014:Atlantic Ocean observation • BG9-2014: Acoustic and imaging technologies Horizontal aspects • BG10-2014: Competitiveness of Seafood markets • BG11-2014: Monitoring, disseminating and valorizing research outputs • BG12-2014/2015: Market replication of innovative solutions for blue growth - SME instrument • BG13-2014: Ocean literacy • BG14-2014: Atlantic Ocean Cooperation Research Alliance Policy Research • BG15-2014: Polar research This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed and Innovation as constituting commitment by the European Commission • BG16: JPI Oceans CSA
  12. 12. SC2: Innovative, Sustainable and Inclusive Bioeconomy Call Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry • ISIB-1-2014: Provision of public goods by EU agriculture and forestry: Putting the concept into practice • ISIB-2-2014/2015: Closing the research and innovation divide: the crucial role of innovation support services and knowledge exchange • ISIB-3-2015: Unlocking the growth potential of rural areas through enhanced governance and social innovation • ISIB-4-2014/2015: Improved data and management models for sustainable forestry Sustainable and competitive bio-based industries • ISIB-5-2014: Renewable oil crops as a source of bio-based products • ISIB-6-2015: Converting CO2 into chemicals • ISIB-7-2014: Public procurement networks on innovative bio-based products Cross-cutting actions covering all activities • ISIB-8-2014: Towards a sustainable Bioeconomy (Communication and dissemination activities) • ISIB-9-2014 to ISIB-14-2014/2015: Support to ERANETS and JPIS Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed
  13. 13. Instruments €22 billion Innovation Investment Package Public-Public Partnerships • « ERA-Nets » • joint programmes between Member States (Art. 185) • Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) PublicPrivate Partnerships • Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) (Art. 187) • Contractual agreements European Innovation Partnerships BioBased industries JTI • Not funding instruments, but for coordination with broader policies and programmes Policy Research and Innovation This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed
  14. 14. Conclusions HORIZON 2020 offers the high level of research and innovation required so that the different bieoconomy sectors: Improve their desired resilience, sustainability and productivity Foster the well-being of the European citizens Increase their competitiveness, creating growth and jobs This presentation shall neither be binding nor construed as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  15. 15. Practical Information • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Publication of first calls: 11 December 2013 Deadlines: Single-stage (CSAs, ERANETs): 2014: 26/06/14 2015: 11/06/15 Two-stage (Research & Innovation Actions, Innovation Actions): 2014: 12/03/14 (1st stage) and 26/06/14 (2nd stage) 2015: 24/02/15 (1st stage) and 11/06/152nd stage) SME instrument: 2014: Phase 1: 18/06/14; 24/09/14; 17/12/14 Phase 2: 09/10/14. 17/12/14 2015: Phases 1 and 2: 18/03/15; 17/06/15; 17/09/15 16/12/15  More information, documents and details on calls available on the participant portal: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html  Podcast of the infoday on Horizon 2020 SC2 calls for 2014-2015 are available here: http://ec.europa.eu/research/bioeconomy/newsThis presentation shall neither be binding nor construed events/news/20140117_02_en.htm as constituting commitment by the European Commission
  16. 16. Thank you for your attention! John.BELL@ec.europa.eu Research and Innovation 16

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