Your toolkit for bioeconomy research exploitation

Professional support to the uptake of bioeconomy R&D results towards market, further research and policy for a more competitive European Bioeconomy.

Why ProBIO?

  • To increase the opportunity for KBBE projects to reach the market, by facilitating links to industrial and financial investors.
  • The most mature KBBE results will be coached to market uptake in the form of start-up creation or licensing deals to industrial players.
  • ProBIO will also provide guidance and support on how to exploit KBBE knowledge through further applied research, to feed policy making and implementation.

Our Services

Service 1

Coaching for market uptake

Coaching activities to prepare the market uptake of the most mature KBBE results in form of start-up creation or licensing deals to industrial players.

Service 2

Tailored support for further R&I

It will support those results that are not ready for the market but have relevance for further R&D. The support instruments will be divided into those for more upstream research and those for more applied research and development. Results owners will receive dedicated guidance and support to use their knowledge in new projects.

Service 3

Networking and knowledge exchange

It will foster networking and knowledge exchange among all players along the innovation value chain by organizing a series of events and linking activities.

Latest news

Satellites and high-tech solutions help African farmers face historic drought

25 August 2016 — African and European researchers are employing high-tech water management research methods to help low-tech South African smallholders improve food security. Additionally, extremely high levels of Microcystin toxicity and uranium contamination in important river systems spark calls for extra research on bioaccumulation through the human food chain

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The second ProBIO event for FP7 Bioeconomy Results

Exploitation strategies for Bioeconomy Research proposals

7 June 2016 | Stanhope Hotel, Rue du Commerce 9, Brussels, Belgium

On 7 June 2016 the ProBIO clustering event "Exploitation strategies for Bioeconomy Research proposals" took place: an opportunity for participants of Knowledge Base Bio-Economy (KBBE) projects to meet and share their views on exploitation strategies for Bioeconomy Research proposals. Download the event's presentations.

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