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Dirk Carrez

Validating and unlocking the potential of Europe’s bioeconomy needs a great monitoring tool

20 / 03 / 2023

With the right kind of legislation in place, the bioeconomy can bring circularity, sustainability and competitive…

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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

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

27 / 09 / 2019

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

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Dirk Carrez

‘Biobased Industry in Europe delivers economic growth and employment’

03 / 04 / 2018

The German nova-Institute is conducting on behalf of the Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC) on an annual…

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Luuk van der Wielen

Bioeconomy and Reality

01 / 06 / 2017

The bioeconomy has been hyped, applauded, ridiculed and rejected over the last decade. One thing is…


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Wheat Field
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Bio-Port to give ‘stamp of approval’ to plans proposed by entrepreneurs

Are SMEs too small to participate in the ‘large-scale’ bio-economy? Not if the Bio Cooperative can…

Pierre Gielen

Holland Pavillion at WCIB
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Successful Dutch presence during BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

In cooperation with the Green Chemistry Campus, Biobased Delta organised Dutch participation in the BIO World…

Editorial office

ECOinnovations Congress Papenburg
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Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region

‘The bio-economy doesn’t stop at national borders, and neither does climate change.’ That was what Henk…

Pierre Gielen

Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains 5
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Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains

If the circular and biobased economy are to be successful on a large scale, then everything…

Marjolein Roggen

How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy? 1
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How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy?

The biobased economy is one of the pillars of our future society. Everyone agrees on that.…

Marjolein Roggen

BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports 3
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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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The BIC team, ltr. Patricia Vanderplasschen, Marco Rupp, Sophia De Smet, Dirk Carrez, Samule Ambrosetti, Nelo Emerencia, Rob Beekers.
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‘Take action to unleash the power of the European bio-economy’

For the first time, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has published a Trend Report on how…

Editorial office / Brussels

Ursula von der Leyen
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Europe shifts focus of Green Deal from climate to economy

After the departure of Eurocommissioner Frans Timmermans, the European Green Deal will remain at the centre…

Editorial office / Brussels

Polish countryside
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New Country Report about Poland released

Poland’s strong industries in the primary and chemical sectors, combined with its well-organised innovation support infrastructure…

Editorial office / Brussels

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

Agriculture: tractor in Flanders
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Chemical industry in Flanders second largest user of biomass

For the first time, the numerous flows of renewable raw materials and processes in the Flemish…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Flowering wild cardoon with bee
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Mixing Miscanthus and wildflowers for sustainable bioenergy

Research involving the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany, shows positive effects of mixing wildflowers with…

Editorial office / Stuttgart


Agenda

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European Week of Regions and Cities 2023

14:00
European Parliament, Leopold Quarter

ECO Innovations from Biomass

10:00
Hotel Alte Werft Papenburg, Papenburg

Bio360 Expo

Exponantes Park, Nantes

European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

16:00
European Parliament, Leopold Quarter

Special G-STIC Event

11:00
United Nations Headquarters, New York