Info day „Bio-based Industries opportunities in the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe“


06-05-2020 10:00

Location: Online.

Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) is inviting you to the info day „Bio-based Industries opportunities in the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe“, which will be held on the 6th of May, 2020.  The target audience: representatives from business, science and public sectors. The event is free of charge and will be held in English.

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09.45 – 10.00


Dr. Ričardas Paškauskas, Nature Research Centre, H2020 SC2 Programme Committee expert, Lithuania

10.00 – 10.10

Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Inga Matijošytė, Vilnius University, Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking States Representatives Group, Lithuania

10.10 – 11.00

Horizon 2020 vs. BBI JU: Similarities & Differences.
Participating in the BBI JU 2020 Call for proposals. Information on proposal submission and evaluation.
How to write a good proposal.
BBI JU’s Partnering Platform.

Dieter Brigitta, BBI JU Project Officer, Brussels, Belgium

11.00 – 11.20

Public Private Partnerships – Strengthening Innovation and Research in Europe: The role of the Bio-based Industries Consortium, BIC
Nelo Emerencia, BIC, Director Programming, Brussels, Belgium

11.20 – 11.35

Newest member of BIC. Why we have joined?
Prof. dr. Antanas Maziliauskas, Chancellor, Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy

11.35 – 11.45

Agricultural cooperatives in Lithuania: perspectives and opportunities for partnerships in the bio-based industry.
Mindaugas Maciulevičius, Director ŽŪK “Lietuviško ūkio kokybė”, Lithuania. Vice President GR III European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Belgium

11.45 – 12.00

Horizon 2020 SC2 and BBI JU participation trends from Latvia
Dr. Janis Ancans, State Education Development Agency, Latvia

12.00 – 12.30

Coffee Break

12.30 – 12.45

Challenges in the BBI proposals coordinator and participant roles
Prof. dr. Gražina Juodeikienė, Kaunas University of Technology
Prof. dr. Dainius Martuzevičius, Kaunas University of Technology

12.45– 13.00

Engagement and involvement of partners for building joint success
Dr. Vita Tilvikienė, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

13.00– 13.15

The steps in planning the project
Dovilė Petreikienė, Project manager, ISM University of Management and Economics

13.15 – 13.25

Missions as a strategic tool in Horizon Europe: Role of mission board for Soil health and food
Dr Zita Kriaučiūnienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Member of mission board for Soil health and food

13.25 – 13.35

H2020 Partnership and its relevance for Horizon Europe – Cluster “Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment”
Dr. Darius Liutikas, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania, H2020 SC2 Programme Committee

13.35 – 13.45

Services for BBI JU applicants
Dr. Edita Bagdonaitė, MITA, National Contact Point (NCP)

13.45 – 14.00

Q&A Session


Dr. Edita Bagdonaitė, tel. +370 604 76851, el. p. [email protected]