Publication date: 28/08/2017
SuperBIO is a Horizon2020 project that aims to develop 30 new disruptive biobased value chains together with EU SMEs and to provide professional innovation services to SMEs funded by the project. Through offering 10 different innovation services at a price accessible to SMEs, SuperBIO aims to build 30 new disruptive biobased value chains together with EU businesses. Only twelve months into the project, 20 value chains have already been developed. We are now expecting to reach our goal before the end of the year.
After only twelve months of operation the project is exceeding expectations, with 20 new value chains already developed. It is expected that 30 new value chains will be created before the end of this year! New applicants should therefore hurry up to become one of the new value chains to be developed and supported by SuperBIO!
The newly established value chains in SuperBIO are as diverse as can be expected in the biobased economy: biogas production, food horticultural and agricultural waste valorisation, bioplastics production, and production of high - value compounds such as crop - protection products, fragrances or food additives are some of many sectors of innovation attracted by the project. SuperBIO is a truly Europe - wide project, attracting SMEs from Belgium, Finland, France, Norway, Israel, Italy, Portugal, UK, Spain, The Netherlands and Turkey.
SMEs participating in the value chains can each receive innovation services to a value of €60 000, with 75% of the support funded through the project.These 20 developed value chains are now gaining more insight into feedstock and market information, LCA, techno-economics, regulatory barriers, business planning and access to investors, subsidy strategy, IP protection , and proof-of-concept and scale-up. With its innovation support services, SuperBIO fills a real need for EU SMEs and gives them a head start to get closer to the market.
SuperBIO can only support a limited number of SMEs, but still welcomes applications for new value chains from industrial stakeholders. They should get in touch with the SuperBIO consortium - that consists of 10 expert organisations, leaders in the biobased economy - now before it is too late as only 10 new value chains remain to be supported. We help SMEs to apply for the project, and establish new cross-border value chains. Watch our movie to understand the opportunities this project is offering! SMEs can apply for SuperBIO services at http://www.h2020-superbio.eu.
The SuperBIO project is supported by Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation as an
innovation action (691555-2) under Innosup call Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains 2015-01