Prof. Yvonne van der Meer newly appointed as one of the 15 Members of the CBE JU’s Scientific Committee
The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) is a €2 billion partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) that funds projects advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe.
The role of Circular Bio-based Europe is to bring together various actors from bio-based industries, ranging from farmers to scientists, to solve the technological, regulatory and market challenges of the sector. It’s public-private funding scheme boosts innovation and market deployment and paves the way for future investments.
The Scientific Committee is one of the advisory bodies of CBE JU. Its role is to provide scientific advice and recommendations on the operations and program implementation of CBE JU, as well as on key strategic and programming documents, such as the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda, draft annual work plans and annual activity reports.
Collectively, members of the Scientific Committee demonstrate strong expertise and competence to make science-based recommendations to the CBE JU. They are appointed by the CBE JU’s Governing Board based on their qualifications and do not represent any country or entity.
Prof. dr. ir. Gerard van Rooij will deliver his inaugural lecture titled "Out of Balance" on 02 June. With this lecture, he officially begins his tenure as professor of plasma chemistry at Maastricht University.
The programme, which will boost fundamental research in artificial intelligence through public-private collaborations, has a total budget of over 87 million euros. ROBUST will include 17 new labs across the Netherlands and recruit 170 new PhD candidates.
The aim of the Science Communication Incubator is to foster and support a group of researchers that bring science communication skills and knowledge into their teams.