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Dirk Carrez

Getting the public invested in the bio-based industries by raising awareness

22 / 08 / 2022

With record-breaking heatwaves across Europe this summer, the focus on climate change and the need to…

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Dirk Carrez

EU Bioeconomy Strategy Progress Report outlines the contribution of the bio-based industry

15 / 06 / 2022

The European Commission recently published the Bioeconomy Strategy Progress Report (09/06/22) to track the progress of…

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Marco Rupp

Making it easier to find regional funding for bio-based businesses

30 / 05 / 2022

Regions play an important role in further developing the bio-based economy in Europe, as they can…

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Marco Rupp

The bio-economy has all the ingredients

01 / 04 / 2022

The war in Ukraine has sharpened European leaders’ focus on finding the best way to build…

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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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Rubber
05:30

Rubber from yeast, activated carbon from plums and insoles from mycelium

The 2022 Bio-based Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) Finals were a close call. Student teams competed…

Pierre Gielen

Kelp seaweed forest underwater
07:35

The future of marine and aquatic biomass in Europe

When the Bio-based Industries Consortium was launched in 2012, marine and aquatic biomass was barely discussed.…

Pierre Gielen

Ocean waves
05:59

“The most sustainable biomass comes from the sea”

The world's oceans, rivers and lakes are a promising renewable source of biomass. Fish and shellfish…

Pierre Gielen

Ducks swimming in duckweed
01:54:18

“Combining science with a business case is a valuable experience”

A leather-like material from wastewater, packing peanuts from bread and cleaning swimming water with duckweed: participants…

Pierre Gielen

Interconnected Europe
03:03

Live event in Brussels brings biobased value chains together

The biobased community in Europe must grow into a lively ecosystem, where parties find each other…

Pierre Gielen

LoafFoam, winners BISC-E Belgium 2021
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BISC-E stimulates biobased entrepreneurship among students

Some invent grand theoretical concepts, such as cultivating seaweed around offshore wind parks to produce biogas.…

Pierre Gielen


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Europe seen from space
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CBE JU grants €120 million funding for first 21 projects

The CBE JU Programme Office has selected 21 proposals to receive a total of nearly €120…

Editorial office / Brussels

BIC Brochure mockup
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New brochure provides insight into Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC)

What kind of organisation is the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC)? What does BIC do and who…

Editorial office / Brussels

Hand holding biomass pellets
01:14

Biomass economy helps stabilise inflation

The world is not the same as it was a year ago. A series of unexpected…

Editorial office / Brussels

Black yeast
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Italian student team wins BISC-E 2022 with rubber from yeast

Team GENAB from Italy has won the 2022 edition of BIC’s European Biobased Student Innovation Challenge…

Editorial office / Brussels

ENOUGH Team
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Dutch protein plant ENOUGH starts production in October

ENOUGH will open a production facility in Sas van Gent, Zeeland, from October, adding additional capacity…

Editorial office / Sas van Gent

Green investments
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First ‘CBE JU call’: 125 project proposals submitted totalling €600 million

The Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking, CBE JU has received 125 project proposals by the 22…

Editorial office / Brussels