Call for Videos

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The International Advisory Council on Global Bioeconomy (IACGB) is looking for creative start-ups, large-scale established companies and publicly funded research programs that want to present their work in the bioeconomy during the virtual Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020 in form of a short video clip.

What’s the aim of the call?​

The objective of this call is to showcase the variety of bioeconomy businesses and publicly funded research programs around the world.

What are the benefits?​

Selected video clips will be shown during the plenary program of GBS2020. This is an opportunity to present your project, biobased product or process to the world bioeconomy community.

Who can apply?​

Start-ups, large-scale established companies, and project leaders of publicly funded research programs.
Please indicate to which of the three categories your submission applies.

The applicants are required to meet the following eligibility requirements​

  • The applying company/project must have a strong relation to the bioeconomy.
  • The video can either already exist or be exclusively produced for GBS2020
  • Max. video length is 3 minutes.
  • The videos must not exceed a size of 500 MB.
  • They must have a resolution of at least 1080p.
  • The video language has to be English.
  • With the submission you confirm to have the right to use all the picture, audio and video material shown in the video.

Selection Process

All applications received will be evaluated by a jury. The jury is composed of the IACGB Steering Group:

The jury will select 3 – 5 videos per category. The jury strives for a broad variety of bioeconomy fields from around the globe.
Applicants are asked to provide an email with their contact details.
Jury decisions will be final. Candidates will be contacted by e-mail.

Applications will be judged based on the following criteria

  • formal requirements (mentioned above)
  • relevance for bioeconomy
  • published for the first time
  • creativity

Further requirements​

  • Submission: Candidates may submit only one application. They will be asked to submit an email with contact details to The video must be separately uploaded. A contact person must be identified in the video, too. Submission language is English.
  • Deadline: All entries must be submitted by 23 October 2020.
  • Format: Entries can be submitted in the following format: mp4.