Blogs

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Dirk Carrez

Moving towards a Circular Biobased Europe

23 / 04 / 2020

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

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Dirk Carrez

The bioeconomy towards 2050

05 / 10 / 2018

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

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Dirk Carrez

BBI JU on track for 2020

11 / 07 / 2017

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

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Dirk Carrez

Biobased economy in Europe on the right track!

27 / 03 / 2017

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


Articles

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Tractor plowing a field
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“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

Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe
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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

EU meeting on circular bioeconomy
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‘Calimero effect biobased industry misplaced’

The circular bioeconomy in Europe is bigger than we think, says Alain Dufait, managing director of…

Pierre Gielen

Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
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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

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

Philippe Mengal BBI
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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



News

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Replacing toxic solvents with renewable alternatives
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Replacing toxic solvents with renewable alternatives

ReSolute, the Flagship EU project focused on creating a new, sustainably-sourced, safer alternative to traditional, fossil-based…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Millions of Euro's
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€1.1 billion requested for BBI JU projects

The BBI JU Programme Office has received 229 project proposals by the 3 September deadline of…

Editorial office

Meat packaging
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European consortium looking for partner in the food industry

A European consortium of knowledge institutions and companies in the field of the packaging industry is…

Editorial office / Brussels

Green leaf with water drops
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BIC network is growing: 10 new members

Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomes 10 new members. Of these, 3 are industry members: DuPont, Ava…

Brussels

Idyllic landscape
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Annual Activity Report BBI JU published

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

Editorial office / Brussels

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…

Editorial office / Brussels


Events

Inclusion of Primary Production in Biobased value chains

09:00
Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, Bruxelles

BBI JU Stakeholder Forum

09:00
The EGG Brussels, Bruxelles

SusChem Brokerage Event 2018

09:00
Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Brussel