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Innovarum at the “Circular Coffee” event organised by CETENMA

The 14th of September of 2020, Maya Hernando, Co-funder of Innovarum, was invited to the "Circular Coffee" event that CETENMA organises periodically as part of a Circular Economy Management Course.  The event is structured as an dialog with a company that effectively...

Spanish participation in H2020, preliminary results

CDTI (The Spanish Public Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology and H2020 National Contact Point) has published this summer the preliminary results of the Spanish participation in Horizon 2020 from 2014 to 2019. In this post, we are going to briefly...

Events in the bioeconomy after #COVID19

COVID19 has affected the schedule for events in 2020 in Europe. Mainly, three things have happened: An event scheduled for the first semester of 2020 has been postponed to the second semester of 2020 (usually to October/November/December 2020). A 2020 event has been...

The #eWorkshop on Upcycled Proteins overview

The 28 of May of 2020 took place "The #eWorkshop on Upcycled Proteins", an online interactive event that gathered EU Projects and field experts organised by Innovarum. The following projects and organisations were represented: Greenprotein Valuewaste Pro-Enrich...

The online BBIJU Info Day 2020

The BBI JU Info Day of 2020 was originally going to take place in Brussels. However, due to the COVID19 outbreak, organisers had to make a change in the schedule and make the whole event virtual.  Online presentations and interaction with the audienceThe event was...

Communication tips for projects in the bioeconomy

Communicating a project in the bioeconomy has its own challenges. Last week, Innovarum attended the first of a series of 4 webinars structured around the general topic of "Shaping the Innovation Ecosystem for the bioeconomy" organised by the LIFT project with the...

The new EU Circular Economy Action Plan

"There is only one planet Earth, yet by 2050, the world will be consuming as if there were three"That is the beginning of the introductory chapter of the new Circular Economy Action Plan of the EU Commission. How will this plan tackle the challenge? In this post, we...

10 trends for the future of the agricultural sector

Recently, the EU Commission made public a new report on the medium-term outlook for major EU agricultural markets to 2030. It includes: analysis of uncertainties, trends and macroeconomic factors that can have an impact on the sector in the EU. Two years before,...

Study on the participation of the agricultural sector in the BBI JU

Between March and August of 2019, Innvoarum carried out the "Study on the participation of the agricultural sector in the BBI JU: business models, challenges and recommendations to enhance the impact on rural development". The study was commissioned by the BBI JU...

2020 EU Funding Calls for innovation

What EU public funding Calls are of interest to an innovative project in the bioeconomy? What are the deadlines for 2020? What information has been already published about them? Where should I look for specific information on EU Calls for 2020? If you are looking for...

Innovarum at the Biofruitnet Kick-off Meeting

With the kick-off meeting held from 16th to 17th December 2019 in Hamburg, the project BIOFRUITNET has been officially launched. Focusing on organic pome, stone and citrus fruits, this projects aims to strengthen the competitiveness of European organic fruit...

Innovarum at the BBI JU Stakeholders Forum

The 4 of December of 2019, Innovarum attended the BBI JU Stakeholders Forum in Brussels representing the Pro-Enrich Project and the GreenProtein Project. The day before (3 of December), the BBI JU organised the "Projects Day", dedicated exclusively to BBI JU funded...

Work cost of SME Owners in H2020

Sometimes, project reporting is not as easy as it may seem, especially when reporting personnel costs. Declaring SME owners’ work cost can be a bit tricky, we have prepared this post to clear some doubts. There are two types of SME owners who work on a H2020 project:...

Innovarum, winner of the Prize “Premio Emprendedoras 2019”

Last October 18, Innovarum won the first prize of the ninth edition of the Premio Emprendedoras 2019. This prize is an annual contest organised by the City of Madrid and it seeks to acknowledge original, creative and innovative projects carried out by women. During...

EIT-Food Problem Solving Sessions in Bilbao

  Maya Hernando and Irene Paredes, co-founders of Innovarum, were invited as expert participants to the EIT-Food Problem Solving Sessions Workshop held the 12th and 13th of September of 2019 at the startup Accelerator Programme in Bilbao, Spain. The goal of the...

The new SME Instrument: the EIC Accelerator

  The SME Instrument is a funding programme for Small and Medium Enterprises under Horizon 2020, the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The program  “supports high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises and innovators to help them...

Your First Steps on the Funding and Tender Opportunities Portal

  The Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal (F&TP) (the Single Electronic Data Interchange Area) is the entry point for participants and experts in funding programmes and tenders managed by the European Commission and other EU bodies. Through the...