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Entrepreneurs who have developed key technologies in the bio-economy and are looking for financing for their innovations, can visit a meeting on the Dutch embassy in Belgium on Tuesday afternoon 8 October.
Editorial office / Brussels

The Agriculture Council of Brussels brings together companies from the Benelux that are active in the bio-economy, private and public financiers and EU & Benelux policy makers. The agricultural council network supports entrepreneurs in finding tailor-made market information, obtaining information about local laws and regulations, overcoming trade barriers and starting up agricultural projects and chain management.

The meeting with the theme ‘Financing the Bioeconomy: from bottleneck to breakthrough’ is opened by European Commissioner Phil Hogan. Hans van Klink (DSD bv / Chembeet) and Roger Blokland (TNO / Biorizon) then talk about their experiences. Paulina Brzezicka of the European Investment Bank (EIB) will comment on a research report focusing on access to finance in Europe. There is also a presentation from the Circular Bioeconomy Investment Platform and Eleni Zika explains the BBI JU Synergy Label.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. See the agenda for more information about the meeting and the registration options.