Research and Innovation

Our aim is to strengthen the capacity and competitiveness of bioeconomy research through co-operation of European research teams and to build up a creative hub for the development, promotion and implementation of the bioeconomy across Europe.

The European Bioeconomy University Responsible Research and Innovation Strategy
  • Systematically assesses the European bioeconomy research environment and develops joint strategies for excellence, the exploitation of strengths, and the closing of research gaps
  • Collaborative research projects in the frame of future international joint research programs
  • Joint interdisciplinary PhD student training programs and mobility programs for PhD students and researchers
  • Implementation of knowledge-creating teams across the EBU partners

– Sets up a strategy for the common use of research infrastructures

– Establishes joint research laboratories for emerging technologies

  • Performs research and provides sound, responsible and relevant knowledge to decision-makers and stakeholders
  • Develops policy recommendations for bioeconomy research
The European Bioeconomy University Creative Hub for Knowledge Generation and Transfer
  • Functions as a European think tank, which acts on behalf of and can be accessed by all relevant stakeholders both in Europe and globally
  • Creates a dynamic networking and cooperation platform for the EBU and its partners from industry, policy and society
  • Sets up a Knowledge Transfer Platform
  • Collaborates with policymakers and partners from academia and industry, e.g. via JRC, BIC and EIT Food KIC
  • Develops communication and public engagement training for communicating Bioeconomy to the society