The BBI JU Executive Director and the BBI JU Programme Office are in charge of the day-to-day management of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking. The Executive Director is supported by the team of the Programme Office.
Under the leadership of the Executive Director, the Programme Office implements, under Horizon 2020 rules, the Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry.
BBI JU Programme Office organises calls for proposals to support research, demonstration and deployment activities enabling the collaboration between stakeholders along the entire value chains covering primary production of biomass, processing industry and final use.
The Programme Office is specifically in charge of:
- Annual Work Plan building coordination
- Contribution to SIRA review
- Call management
- Project evaluation
- Grant Agreement Process
- Whole project management life cycle
- Communication, dissemination & stakeholder management
- Programme monitoring
The Programme Office team is composed of about 23 staff members.