Bio-economy event invitation

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI-JU) is a € 3.7 billion public-private partnership between the EU and industry. The goal is to develop new bio-refinery technologies for the sustainable conversion of renewable resources into bio-based products, materials and fuels. It is expected that this sector will grow rapidly and create new markets and jobs.

The two new BBI projects SUSBIND and SUSFERT bring together important Lower Austrian industrial and research partners and are coordinated by RTDS Group. The aim of the projects is, on the one hand, to develop binding agents for wood-based materials from renewable raw materials and, on the other hand, to create fertilizers based on beneficial microorganisms and various residual flows.

Learn more about the innovation segment bioeconomy, meet executives from politics, research & industry and take part in this exciting event on May 23rd  at the UFT in Tulln.


15:30 Uhr   Opening & Welcome; Christian Obinger – Vizerektor für Research & Innovation, BOKU

15:40 Uhr   ABCT – The BOKU Austrian Biorefinery Center Tulln; Thomas Rosenau, BOKU

15:50 Uhr   Bio-based Industries (BBI) Programme; Marta Campos Iturralde, BBI-JU & Ines Haberl, FFG

16:00 Uhr   BBI Projects in […]

Welcome to RTDS Group

Welcome to RTDS – Moving European Research to the Market
Since March 2014, RTDS is the new name of former RTD Services Vienna. This change reflects the development of a growing company. We are experienced consultants supporting European SMEs, industry, universities and research and technology organisations to secure and manage funding in all steps from the idea to the market. RTDS was the No 1 Austrian SME in FP7 project participation.
Our services include project definition, finding the right funding call, proposal writing as well as implementation and management of research and innovation projects, mainly funded by FP7 and Horizon 2020.
During implementation we focus on intellectual property management, dissemination, communication, production of whiteboard animations and other communication material, as well as consultancy in post-project funding. Finally, we provide our knowledge by means of compact training seminars and interactive workshops.
Watch the RTDS whiteboard animation to get the full picture of our services.
H2020 projects
Our first H2020 collaboration began on March 1st 2016 being the PEAKapp project: an ICT-ecosystem for Energy Savings through Behavioural Change, Flexible Tariffs and Fun.
DRYFICIENCY on waste heat recovery in industrial drying processes started in September 2016.
TECH4EFFECT is our first bio-based industries (BBI) project improving techniques and technologies for effective wood procurement. It started in October 2016.

Research & Innovation Management                     

Together with our clients we develop and implement research and innovation projects. This begins with the identification of the most suitable funding programme, project design, partner search and proposal writing … Read more >>

Trainings & Workshops                                         

We provide tailored training and interactive workshops on research management topics such as project development & proposal writing, project & financial management, intellectual property rights for researchers … Read More >>

Dissemination & Exploitation                     

We assume responsibility for transparent and objective Intellectual Property (IP) management within collaborative projects, help define project business models, monitor and document joint development, … Read More >>

Science Communication & Whiteboard Animations

We plan, implement and manage communication activities including project PR, corporate identity, social media and creative print and online media such as whiteboard animations (doodle animations) … Read More >>


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