CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Future Of sustainable biomass valorisation

How can you contribute to making plant biomass valorisation sustainable and generating positive social, environmental, and economic impacts?

How can you help to raise public awareness of the potential of plant biomass in order to be an actor in its valorisation?

Do you have any ideas or low-tech solutions to valorise plant biomass?

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THE CHALLENGE

How can we co-construct sustainable socio-economic activities regarding plant biomass valorisation that raise public awareness and provide work opportunities, in particular for local youth, through low-tech solutions?

The Brief

Networking with experts

International inspiration

Potential collaboration

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
THE BENEFITS OF CONTRIBUTING

You will take advantage of this opportunity to find complementary approaches and skills.

The best collaborative projects that will emerge will be offered technical and operational support for 6 months to help you launch said collaboration (multi-stakeholder coordination, intellectual property, project management, fundraising, etc.)

WHO CAN APPLY ?

Open to all kind of experts (company, researcher, startup, social entrepreneur, non profit and association, public organization, financing partners,…)

I am a start-up
I am an entrepreneur


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I can bring an innovation solution or an innovative approach to this

I am a researcher
My laboratory is working on something that can help


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I want to develop research partnerships

I am an association
I am an NGO


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I can set up a local program with other actors

I am a public policy actor from the front line to political decision position


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I wish to deploy or co-design news tools

I provide services (funding, acceleration of innovation)


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I can boost promising projects

SELECTION CRITERIA

WHAT PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS SAY

The Future Of, a unique framework

The Future Of program is a collaborative research and multi-stakeholders open innovation program specifically designed to launch new collaborations to find new solutions to solve social and environmental challenges.

With this program, unlike traditional innovation challenges, we are not looking to reward one or two solutions or organizations in particular. The Future Of Program aims to set up new collaborations to experiment with new solutions and respond to economic, technological, social and environmental challenges. 

The Future Of has been recognized as a Sustainable Development Goals Good Practices by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs in June 2021.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE PROGRAM

I want to share my expertise with other stakeholders
I am willing to collaborate
I want to inspire and get inspired

The IRD, the French Research Institute for Development, is a French science and technology establishment operating internationally and conducting scientific programs contributing to the sustainable development of the countries of the South, with an emphasis on the relationship between man and the environment.

The French Embassy in Tunisia is the diplomatic representation of the French Republic to the Tunisian Republic.

The APIS project, led by the Research Institute for Development and the French Embassy in Tunisia, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS), the Institution of Research and Higher Agricultural Education (IRESA) and the National Agency for the Promotion of Scientific Research (ANPR), aims to promote and support open research and sustainable innovation in Tunisia by supporting the national research and innovation policy in this direction.

SoScience, is a social entreprise helping private and public organizations to adopt collaborative ways of working to make research and innovation aligned with social and environmental challenges. SoScience is expert in Responsible Research and Innovation since 2015 for the European Commission. The Future Of methodology is recognized by the UN since June 2020 as a Sustainable Development Goals good practice.

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