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Brussels, Belgium / 28.06.2016

BioHorizon international brokerage event for the 2017 SC2 and KET-B calls

Following the SC2 Info Day 2016 dedicated to “Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy” challenge in Horizon 2020, on the afternoon of 28th June 2016, BioHorizon organises a corresponding brokerage event.

The BioHorizon brokerage event will be dedicated to consortium building. The main part of the event will comprise bilateral meetings between wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers, stakeholders from Europe and beyond interested in the same call topics. Following successful registration for the event, participants can pre-arrange these bilateral meetings automatically by means of a sophisticated, user-friendly match-making tool based on the profiles and research interests recorded in the system by participants.

The event will also provide participants a platform to present their project ideas in 5 minute presentations.

The official opening of 2017 SC2 calls is planned for 4th of October 2016 and the first deadline will be on 14th of February 2017, while Biotech calls will be open on the 10th of May 2016 with the deadline on 27th of October 2016. It is a perfect opportunity to start building project consortium! Find a list of the open 2017 topics for SC2 and KET-B via Participant Portal. The Work programme for SC2 and KET-B can also be found here (SC2) and here (KET-B).

Why participate?

  • To facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
  • To present, discuss and develop new project ideas at an international level
  • To initiate cross-border contacts
  • To receive first-hand advice and support from Commission and NCP staff

Do not miss the key dates!

Registration: 1 May – 6 June
Meeting Selection: 6 June – 17 June
Brokerage event: 28 June
Venue: Charlemagne, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels

More information on the BioHorizon Brokerage event for the 2017 SC2 and KET-B calls and the online registration can be found here: