Blogs

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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

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

Dirk Carrez
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BBI opens third call

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

Lucien Joppen



News

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Brussels by night
01:12

BBI JU publishes Call for Proposals 2020

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) will open its seventh Call for Proposals on 15…

Editorial office / Brussels

Woodpellet plant of Graanul in Ebavere, Estonia
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Estonian woodpellet producer switches to biochemistry feedstock

Europe's largest producer of wood pellets, Granuul Invest from Estonia, wants to make products with a…

Editorial office / Tallinn

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 / Brussels

Clarian's pre-commercial biorefinery in Straubing, Germany
02:08

Miscanthus promising feedstock for lignocellulosic sugars and ethanol

Tests show that miscanthus, also known as elephant grass or China reed, proves itself as an…

Editorial office / Straubing

Brussels by night
00:23

BBI JU 2019 Call deadline is approaching

While the submission deadline for the 2019 Call for Proposals of Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI…

Editorial office / Brussels

Flowers in the grass
00:52

BBI JU celebrates 100th project

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) grant agreements for 18 new projects under the 2018…

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 Info Day

09:00
European Commission, Bruxelles

BBI JU Stakeholder Forum

09:00
The EGG Brussels, Bruxelles

SusChem Brokerage Event 2018

09:00
Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Brussel