ProBIO

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

Biotechnology: navigating a minefield

12 April 2017 — When it comes to getting biotechnology innovations to market, with commercial protection, it can be tough. Around three quarters of patent applications normally fail to cut it. Although biotechnology is recognised as being important for the economy and society, it can also be highly controversial – attracting public protests

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Join ProBIO's final event - Lessons from the bioeconomy

Increasing impact from publicly funded research

Members Salon, European Parliament | 28 June 2017, 18:30 - 21:30

During an evening hosted by Lieve Wierinck MEP, the ProBIO project will present its final results and engage participants in a debate on the impact of publicly funded research. Download the full event agenda or know more about the event.


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