Pre-announcement 6 ERA-NET calls

Biotechnology for a sustainable bioeconomy – CoBioTech. Goal: Contribute to transforming the global economy from a dependence on fossil raw material to a sustainable bio-based economy; multidisciplinary research. Expected submission period: 1 December 2016-2 March 2017
Coordination of European Transnational Research in Organic Food and Farming Systems - CORE Organic. Goal: Developing more sustainable organic food systems including farming practices, processing and innovative value chains, aiming at fulfilment of the growing demand for organic products. Expected submission period: Beginning of December 2016 – end of February 2017.
Coordination of ICT and Robotics in Agriculture and Related Environmental Issues– ICT-Agri. Goal: To promote a sustainable European agriculture by stimulating research on ICT topics in the domain of Precision Farming and transparent and efficient food production chains. Expected submission period: December 2016-March 2017.
Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems – FACCE-SURPLUS. Goal: Sustainable intensification of food and non-food biomass production and decentralised transformation systems, in particular small scale multi-input, multi-product biorefinery concepts. Expected submission period: 5 January 2017 – 7 March 2017.
SUStainable FOOD production and consumption – SUSFOOD2. Goal: Development of more sustainable food systems from production to consumption. Expected submission period: 9 January 2017-13 March 2017.
A long term EU-Africa research and innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture – LEAP-Agri. Goal: Research and innovation for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. The specific themes of a call for proposals will be announced in December.