The bioeconomy towards 2050
The bioeconomy towards 2050
The bioeconomy towards 2050
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The bioeconomy towards 2050
The bioeconomy towards 2050
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Bio-based Industries Consortium
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Bio-based Industries Consortium

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) represents the private sector in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the…

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Garbage truck
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Bio-based industries equipped to help Europe meet its waste objectives

Domestic bio-waste contains valuable organic substances that can be used for soil improvement but can also…

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Idyllic landscape
01:16

Annual Activity Report BBI JU published

The 2019 Annual Activity Report of the BBI JU is now available online. The report highlights…

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European Commission building with flags
02:02

Calling for a stronger recognition of the bio-based sector

63 BIC industry members, CEOs and C-level executives have signed an open letter to the European Commission,…

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European Acacia
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Impact of BBI JU for the green recovery of Europe

BBI JU launched the publication BBI JU: a high-impact initiative for green recovery of Europe highlighting…

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Garbage collection
01:30

Europe’s bio-waste potential largely untapped

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has teamed up with Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) to produce a…

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Nord-Est Romania
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BIC launches Bioeconomy Partnering Platform

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has partnered with the European Committee of Regions (CoR) to develop…

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Vidzeme Latvia
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Regions and Green Growth: BIC Platform to connect regions and the bio-based industry launched

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) has launched a new digital bioeconomy partnering platform in cooperation with…

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BBI JU launches 22 projects to support green recovery of Europe
00:57

BBI JU launches 22 projects to support green recovery of Europe

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has signed grant agreements with 22 new projects selected…

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Tractor plowing a field
05:59

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen

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The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:38

Moving towards a Circular Biobased Europe

We have recently published the last annual call of the current Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI…

Dirk Carrez

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2020 BBI JU Call is open
01:21

2020 BBI JU Call is open

he 2020 BBI JU Call for proposals is now open until 3 September 2020, 17:00 CET.…

Editorial office

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Farmers in the field with laptop
01:49

BBI JU published clear booklet about Call 2020

The Bio-based Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has published a booklet about the Call 2020. It contains…

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Mushrooms
01:54

BIC opens public consultation on new research agenda

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) invites stakeholders and society for a public consultation on the new…

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European industry collage
01:21

European industry should become frontrunner in clean technology

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) is ready to take the New Industrial Strategy for Europe forward.

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European Commission building with flags
01:17

Core role for bio-based industries in EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), Europe’s leading industry association putting innovation, circularity and sustainability at the…

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Virtual meeting
00:40

BBI JU presents first Virtual Info Day

Due to the COVID-19 threat, the annual information day of the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking will…

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Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe
06:39

Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe

The ambitious Green Deal of the new European Commission aims at a cleaner, circular future for…

Pierre Gielen

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Philippe Mengal
04:28

“We need 100 Flagships in the next period”

About 800 experts from the biobased economy across Europe visited the second edition of the BBI…

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The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:51

Growing interest in bio-based market applications … let’s continue the support

It has often been argued that a lack of demand-side policies such as no dedicated framework…

Dirk Carrez

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Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

‘In the circular bio-society, informed citizens choose more sustainable means to live and acknowledge and benefit…

Pierre Gielen

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Green tree, dead tree
01:18

IPCC: rapid action required against global warming

To limit global warming to 1.5°C, 'rapid and far-reaching' transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport,…

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The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:52

The bioeconomy towards 2050

In 2012, the companies within the Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC) developed a Vision for 2030. The…

Dirk Carrez

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Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
05:53

Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

2015 Seems like a distant memory, especially after all the recent political developments across the globe…

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Children with SDG Poster
01:22

European Bioeconomy contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals

A new position paper of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) illustrates that ongoing efforts to stimulate…

Editorial office

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Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career
00:42

Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career

'Training employees of the future starts in primary school. Terms such as sustainability, renewability and biobased…

Editorial office

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Agriculture in Romania
00:46

Incentive for the development of a biobased industry in Eastern and Central Europe

The development of the bio-based industry in Central and Eastern European countries is lagging behind, despite…

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BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports 3
03:33

BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports

An active and properly organised European biobased industry is not developing evenly across the continent. The…

Pierre Gielen

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Nelo Emerencia Headshot
02:03

‘Make Biobased a permanent part of education in Europe’

‘The Bio-Based Industries Consortium is working hard to set up a strong biobased industry in Europe.…

Nelo Emerencia

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European Commission announces new biofuels forum
02:09

BIC welcomes Horizon Europe

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) is pleased with the plans of the European Commission for Horizon…

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PNO Consultants publishes videos from BIOKET 2018
00:54

PNO Consultants publishes videos from BIOKET 2018

Three days of BIOKET 2018 in Strassbourg have shown that the bioeconomy is booming, filled with…

Editorial office

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European Commission announces new biofuels forum
00:31

BBI JU Call for proposals 2018 now open

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Call for proposals 2018 is now open. About €…

Editorial office

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Irish landscape
01:48

Ireland wants to be a leader in the bioeconomy

Project Ireland 2040, the Government’s €116 billion development plan for the next decade, highlights the potential…

Editorial office

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Irish landscape
03:30

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen

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Woman shopping
01:07

Positive image drives premium prices for biobased products

Market analysis shows that a relevant number of customers are willing to pay a GreenPremium price…

Editorial office

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European Commission announces new biofuels forum
01:20

‘Tangible action needed to scale-up the bio-economy’

The EU should champion the bio-economy. The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) therefore calls on the European…

Editorial office

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BBI JU and SPIRE team up for synergy of actions
00:31

Quarter of turnover in the bioeconomy created by biobased industries

The contribution of bio-based industries to the bio-economy is underrated. These industries show a considerable turnover…

Editorial office

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Turning waste into biobased building materials
02:45

Turning waste into biobased building materials

The Spanish startup Rehap is making biobased materials from agroforestry waste, and using them to build…

Editorial office

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Financial instruments for the bio-economy
01:24

A practical guide to investments in the bio-economy

Companies and investors who are active in the circular/bio-based economy all need the same: access to…

Editorial office

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Novamont biorefinery
06:09

BIC presents overview of financial instruments

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium recently published a comprehensive overview of financial instruments, a practical guide for…

Lucien Joppen

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pellets and euros
01:41

Five policy asks for a strong European bioeconomy

On the occasion of the EU Bioeconomy Policy Day and of the release of the “Staff…

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Philippe Mengal2
04:01

BBI JU: private sector is stepping up

In terms of industrial deployment, Europe has made significant strides in the bio-based economy, according to…

Lucien Joppen

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European Commission announces new biofuels forum
01:21

Fostering Europe’s sustainable bioeconomy revolution

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) calls in a paper for a continued partnership with the European…

Editorial office

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Kaart bioraddinaderijen
01:58

Mapping European Biorefineries

Om de Europese biobased activiteiten meer inzichtelijk te maken, heeft het Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), samen…

Editorial office

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man in pak grafiek
05:36

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Lucien Joppen

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man in pak grafiek
00:54

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Editorial office

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sira bic boom
02:02

BIC Announces New SIRA Roadmap to Develop Europe’s Bioeconomy

To help build a resource-efficient, circular and bio-based economy, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has announced…

Editorial office

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:55

BBI JU on track for 2020

The European strategy "Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe (2012)" calls for a bioeconomy…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
Nelo Emerencia
05:51

‘Markets get a leading role’

‘The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) participates with a clear vision in a comprehensive programme with the…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:55

Biobased economy in Europe on the right track!

The biobased economy becomes an important industrial sector contributing to the priorities of the current Juncker…

Dirk Carrez

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bic
01:26

BIC welcomes 38 new members

At 2017 General Assembly, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomed 16 new Full members and 22…

Editorial office

Now reading
Dirk Carrez
01:32

Crucial role of the regions

In the EU there are at least 50 regions or clusters that on the short term…

Editorial office

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Philippe Mengal BBI
05:27

Philippe Mengal: ‘Kickstart the bio-economy’

'The global paradigm shift from oil-based towards bio-based materials represents a unique opportunity for Europe to…

Lucien Joppen

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intl bic bioforever
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The five value chains of Bioforever

There is already and will be a clear need in the future for chemicals and materials…

Lucien Joppen

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metgen john sime award
01:37

MetGen wins John Sime Award at EFIB 2016

MetGen has won this year's edition of the John Sime Award. The Finnish company develops and…

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Chemical industry should use more sugar
04:00

BBI JU showcases novel bio-based products at Bratislava Bioeconomy conference

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) together with 4 of its projects, introduced participants to…

Editorial office

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european bioeconemy congress
00:49

BIC, BBI JU and Polish regions sign Letter of Intent to develop new bioeconomy partnerships

The Bio-Based Industry Consortium (BIC), the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) and eight Polish regions…

Editorial office

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Dirk Carrez
03:45

BIC and Vanguard join forces: more alignment between international and regional developments

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the Vanguard Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

Now reading
Dirk Carrez
04:16

BBI opens third call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) recently publicized its third call, with room for three…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Bio-based Industries Consortium
02:26:46

Bio-based Industries Consortium

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) represents the private sector in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the…

Now reading
Garbage truck
06:06

Bio-based industries equipped to help Europe meet its waste objectives

Domestic bio-waste contains valuable organic substances that can be used for soil improvement but can also…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Idyllic landscape
01:16

Annual Activity Report BBI JU published

The 2019 Annual Activity Report of the BBI JU is now available online. The report highlights…

Editorial office

Now reading
European Commission building with flags
02:02

Calling for a stronger recognition of the bio-based sector

63 BIC industry members, CEOs and C-level executives have signed an open letter to the European Commission,…

Editorial office

Now reading
European Acacia
01:59

Impact of BBI JU for the green recovery of Europe

BBI JU launched the publication BBI JU: a high-impact initiative for green recovery of Europe highlighting…

Editorial office

Now reading
Garbage collection
01:30

Europe’s bio-waste potential largely untapped

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has teamed up with Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) to produce a…

Editorial office

Now reading
Nord-Est Romania
01:28

BIC launches Bioeconomy Partnering Platform

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has partnered with the European Committee of Regions (CoR) to develop…

Editorial office

Now reading
Vidzeme Latvia
07:30

Regions and Green Growth: BIC Platform to connect regions and the bio-based industry launched

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) has launched a new digital bioeconomy partnering platform in cooperation with…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
BBI JU launches 22 projects to support green recovery of Europe
00:57

BBI JU launches 22 projects to support green recovery of Europe

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has signed grant agreements with 22 new projects selected…

Editorial office

Now reading
Tractor plowing a field
05:59

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:38

Moving towards a Circular Biobased Europe

We have recently published the last annual call of the current Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
2020 BBI JU Call is open
01:21

2020 BBI JU Call is open

he 2020 BBI JU Call for proposals is now open until 3 September 2020, 17:00 CET.…

Editorial office

Now reading
Farmers in the field with laptop
01:49

BBI JU published clear booklet about Call 2020

The Bio-based Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has published a booklet about the Call 2020. It contains…

Editorial office

Now reading
Mushrooms
01:54

BIC opens public consultation on new research agenda

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) invites stakeholders and society for a public consultation on the new…

Editorial office

Now reading
European industry collage
01:21

European industry should become frontrunner in clean technology

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) is ready to take the New Industrial Strategy for Europe forward.

Editorial office

Now reading
European Commission building with flags
01:17

Core role for bio-based industries in EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), Europe’s leading industry association putting innovation, circularity and sustainability at the…

Editorial office

Now reading
Virtual meeting
00:40

BBI JU presents first Virtual Info Day

Due to the COVID-19 threat, the annual information day of the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking will…

Editorial office

Now reading
Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe
06:39

Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe

The ambitious Green Deal of the new European Commission aims at a cleaner, circular future for…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Philippe Mengal
04:28

“We need 100 Flagships in the next period”

About 800 experts from the biobased economy across Europe visited the second edition of the BBI…

Editorial office

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:51

Growing interest in bio-based market applications … let’s continue the support

It has often been argued that a lack of demand-side policies such as no dedicated framework…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

‘In the circular bio-society, informed citizens choose more sustainable means to live and acknowledge and benefit…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Green tree, dead tree
01:18

IPCC: rapid action required against global warming

To limit global warming to 1.5°C, 'rapid and far-reaching' transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport,…

Editorial office

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:52

The bioeconomy towards 2050

In 2012, the companies within the Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC) developed a Vision for 2030. The…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
05:53

Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

2015 Seems like a distant memory, especially after all the recent political developments across the globe…

Editorial office

Now reading
Children with SDG Poster
01:22

European Bioeconomy contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals

A new position paper of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) illustrates that ongoing efforts to stimulate…

Editorial office

Now reading
Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career
00:42

Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career

'Training employees of the future starts in primary school. Terms such as sustainability, renewability and biobased…

Editorial office

Now reading
Agriculture in Romania
00:46

Incentive for the development of a biobased industry in Eastern and Central Europe

The development of the bio-based industry in Central and Eastern European countries is lagging behind, despite…

Now reading
BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports 3
03:33

BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports

An active and properly organised European biobased industry is not developing evenly across the continent. The…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Nelo Emerencia Headshot
02:03

‘Make Biobased a permanent part of education in Europe’

‘The Bio-Based Industries Consortium is working hard to set up a strong biobased industry in Europe.…

Nelo Emerencia

Now reading
European Commission announces new biofuels forum
02:09

BIC welcomes Horizon Europe

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) is pleased with the plans of the European Commission for Horizon…

Editorial office

Now reading
PNO Consultants publishes videos from BIOKET 2018
00:54

PNO Consultants publishes videos from BIOKET 2018

Three days of BIOKET 2018 in Strassbourg have shown that the bioeconomy is booming, filled with…

Editorial office

Now reading
European Commission announces new biofuels forum
00:31

BBI JU Call for proposals 2018 now open

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Call for proposals 2018 is now open. About €…

Editorial office

Now reading
Irish landscape
01:48

Ireland wants to be a leader in the bioeconomy

Project Ireland 2040, the Government’s €116 billion development plan for the next decade, highlights the potential…

Editorial office

Now reading
Irish landscape
03:30

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Woman shopping
01:07

Positive image drives premium prices for biobased products

Market analysis shows that a relevant number of customers are willing to pay a GreenPremium price…

Editorial office

Now reading
European Commission announces new biofuels forum
01:20

‘Tangible action needed to scale-up the bio-economy’

The EU should champion the bio-economy. The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) therefore calls on the European…

Editorial office

Now reading
BBI JU and SPIRE team up for synergy of actions
00:31

Quarter of turnover in the bioeconomy created by biobased industries

The contribution of bio-based industries to the bio-economy is underrated. These industries show a considerable turnover…

Editorial office

Now reading
Turning waste into biobased building materials
02:45

Turning waste into biobased building materials

The Spanish startup Rehap is making biobased materials from agroforestry waste, and using them to build…

Editorial office

Now reading
Financial instruments for the bio-economy
01:24

A practical guide to investments in the bio-economy

Companies and investors who are active in the circular/bio-based economy all need the same: access to…

Editorial office

Now reading
Novamont biorefinery
06:09

BIC presents overview of financial instruments

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium recently published a comprehensive overview of financial instruments, a practical guide for…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
pellets and euros
01:41

Five policy asks for a strong European bioeconomy

On the occasion of the EU Bioeconomy Policy Day and of the release of the “Staff…

Editorial office

Now reading
Philippe Mengal2
04:01

BBI JU: private sector is stepping up

In terms of industrial deployment, Europe has made significant strides in the bio-based economy, according to…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
European Commission announces new biofuels forum
01:21

Fostering Europe’s sustainable bioeconomy revolution

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) calls in a paper for a continued partnership with the European…

Editorial office

Now reading
Kaart bioraddinaderijen
01:58

Mapping European Biorefineries

Om de Europese biobased activiteiten meer inzichtelijk te maken, heeft het Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), samen…

Editorial office

Now reading
man in pak grafiek
05:36

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
man in pak grafiek
00:54

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Editorial office

Now reading
sira bic boom
02:02

BIC Announces New SIRA Roadmap to Develop Europe’s Bioeconomy

To help build a resource-efficient, circular and bio-based economy, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has announced…

Editorial office

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:55

BBI JU on track for 2020

The European strategy "Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe (2012)" calls for a bioeconomy…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
Nelo Emerencia
05:51

‘Markets get a leading role’

‘The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) participates with a clear vision in a comprehensive programme with the…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
The bioeconomy towards 2050
01:55

Biobased economy in Europe on the right track!

The biobased economy becomes an important industrial sector contributing to the priorities of the current Juncker…

Dirk Carrez

Now reading
bic
01:26

BIC welcomes 38 new members

At 2017 General Assembly, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomed 16 new Full members and 22…

Editorial office

Now reading
Dirk Carrez
01:32

Crucial role of the regions

In the EU there are at least 50 regions or clusters that on the short term…

Editorial office

Now reading
Philippe Mengal BBI
05:27

Philippe Mengal: ‘Kickstart the bio-economy’

'The global paradigm shift from oil-based towards bio-based materials represents a unique opportunity for Europe to…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
intl bic bioforever
06:14

The five value chains of Bioforever

There is already and will be a clear need in the future for chemicals and materials…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
metgen john sime award
01:37

MetGen wins John Sime Award at EFIB 2016

MetGen has won this year's edition of the John Sime Award. The Finnish company develops and…

Editorial office

Now reading
Chemical industry should use more sugar
04:00

BBI JU showcases novel bio-based products at Bratislava Bioeconomy conference

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) together with 4 of its projects, introduced participants to…

Editorial office

Now reading
european bioeconemy congress
00:49

BIC, BBI JU and Polish regions sign Letter of Intent to develop new bioeconomy partnerships

The Bio-Based Industry Consortium (BIC), the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) and eight Polish regions…

Editorial office

Now reading
Dirk Carrez
03:45

BIC and Vanguard join forces: more alignment between international and regional developments

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the Vanguard Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

Now reading
Dirk Carrez
04:16

BBI opens third call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) recently publicized its third call, with room for three…

Lucien Joppen