FP7: Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology

Early announcement

BIO-NET, a Network of BIO NCPs, and the Enterprise Europe Network in Portugal are organising a brokerage event entitled "FP7 KBBE Brokerage Event 2010" on 20th October 2009 in Lisbon, Portugal as a satellite event to the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology.

The main aim of this event is to bring together all stakeholders in the KBBE theme and build networks. In accordance with this aim, the event will provide an opportunity for participants to meet potential international/local partners and foster R&D collaboration under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology Call 2010. Another aim is to assist enterprises, universities and research institutions in finding partners for product development, manufacturing, licensing agreements, joint ventures or other types of partnership.

In the morning session, representatives of European Commission and European Technology Platforms will inform the attendees about funding opportunities under FP7. In addition, contents of the 2010 KBBE Call will be explained, tips on writing a successful proposal and different experiences will be shared. In the afternoon session, participants will have an opportunity to share project ideas, exchange information in relation with the call and find potential partners for collaboration for diferent kind of business relationships /partnerships through bilateral meetings.

FP7 KBBE Theme Brokerage Event 2010 is open to universities, public bodies and industry representatives, regional networks and the other stakeholders of this field. Please, note that a special conference fee for non-profit organizations participating in this Brokerage Event is available upon request to EFIB 2009's organisation (Caroline Potapa, +44 (0)1372 802101; caroline.potapa@pira-international.com). Participation to the FP7 KBBE Brokerage Event is free of charge. In order to organise the bilateral meetings and to present a project idea (if applicable), we highly recommend the participants to register themselves by 10th of October 2009 the latest.

Event information and registration forms:

Registration form, project form and business meetings form.(until 10th of October 2009)

Power Point Presentation (template - to be filled, optional, if you would like to present your project in Power Point).

Event agenda.

Practical information regarding the venue, maps, hotels, visas.

Accomodation form.


Funded by the European Commission