East Netherlands


Open CALL for upscaling Bioeconomy SMEs MPowerBIO


 eM-POWERing SME Clusters to help SMEs to overcome the valley of death

Deadline:  31 October 2021

Expected duration of participation: 2 months
Total EU funding available: No funding available – all services provided are free of charge thanks to BBI JU
Submission & evaluation process: Applications now open for startups and SMEs till 31 October (first cut-off) through



Application is now open for startups and SMEs till 10 May through

All services of the MPowerBIO programme are free of charge thanks to BBI JU. Selected bioeconomy SMEs get:

  • Intensive coaching and networking
  • Access to investors
  • Access to interactive workshops
  • Possibility to pitch at MPowerBIO Regional Events and the European Bioeconomy Venture Forum.

The programme is optimised for a complete digital experience without physical attendance to safeguard participants’ safety during the pandemic. A few optional activities may take place locally.



To learn more about the MPowerBIO Business and Investment readiness programme, please visit