Funding programmes, competitions and awards

The European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) – a European initiative

The ECBF is the first venture fund exclusively focused on the bioeconomy and the circular bioeconomy in Europe. With a target size of €250 million, to which the European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €100 million, ECBF will be an important financial instrument in achieving the European Green Deal goals of making Europe climate neutral by 2050.

Further information can be found at

Funding programmes of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Regulations governing the funding of Sino-German collaborative projects on antimicrobial resistance, targeting universities and non-university research institutions – published in the Federal Gazette on 6 October 2020

Regulations governing the funding of the transnational initiative “Bilateral Cooperation in Computational Neuroscience: Germany – USA” – published in the Federal Gazette on 7 October 2020

Announcement of regulations governing the funding of international collaborative projects under the National Bioeconomy Strategy “Bioeconomy International 2021”

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