SBEP 2023 Joint Transnational Co-Funded Call is Open for Application

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The Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership (SBEP) started in 2022 under Horizon Europe Programme. The vision of the Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership is to design, steer and support a just and inclusive transition to a regenerative, resilient, and sustainable blue economy. This Partnership aims to boost the transformation needed towards a climate-neutral, sustainable, productive, and competitive blue economy by 2030.


Details on SBEP 2023 Joint Transnational Call:


  1. The list of countries participating in the call can be found at Every proposal needs to be formed by a consortium consisting of partners from a minimum of three independent legal entities from three different countries participating in the call, whilst meeting National/regional eligibility criteria for each relevant funding organisation. In addition, self-funded partners including partners from countries (and/or regions) not participating in the call are allowed but do not contribute to the minimum eligible consortium size.
  2. Call Topics:
  • Planning and managing sea-uses at the regional level
  • Development of offshore marine multi-use infrastructures to support the blue economy
  • Climate-neutral, environmentally sustainable, and resource-efficient blue food and feed
  • Green transition of Blue Food production
  • Digital Twins of the Ocean (DTOs) test use cases at EU sea-basins and the Atlantic Ocean


Click here to read the Call Announcement.


  1. Call publication and tentative timeline:

Submission Deadline of Pre-proposal: 14th April 2023 at 15:00 (CET)

Selection of Pre-proposals: July 2023

Submission Deadline of Full-proposals: 13th September 2023

Selection of Proposals: December 2023

Projects kick off / Start: 1 February to 31 May 2024


  1. The international RD&I projects must be 36 months.
  2. Online Project Submission Platform ( will be accepting project proposals until the deadline of 14 th April 2023 at 15:00 (CET)
  3. SBEP Partner Search Tool ( should be checked forming consortia.


For further details you are kindly invited to visit call page:



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