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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

‘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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Lambert van Nistelrooij

Biobased: from niche to norm

15 / 12 / 2016

I was a guest speaker at the EU conference ‘The Role of the Regions in the…

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Colette Alma

VNCI: sustainable growth

04 / 08 / 2016

The Dutch chemical sector is world class, both on a academic and economic level. However, its…

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Marcel Lubben

Bio-based economy – no place for IP battles

27 / 01 / 2016

Our emerging bio-based industry needs to move from niche to mainstream. What we certainly don’t need is…


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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…

Pierre Gielen

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

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

Irish landscape
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‘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

Ton Bastein
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‘Nobody can imagine what fully circular means’

Circular is very trendy. The Circular Economy and Bio-Based Economy were once abstract concepts, but these…

Pierre Gielen



News

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Green planet
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Circular bioeconomy should focus on sustainable wellbeing

Leading representatives from science, investors and industry, including The Club of Rome, presented a new 10…

Editorial office / London

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 / Brussels

Two women talking
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BBI JU is looking for expert evaluators

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is looking for experts to evaluate the 2020 Call…

Editorial office / Brussels

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 / Brussels

European Commission building with flags
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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 / Brussels

Virtual meeting
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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 / Brussels


Events

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Biofuture Summit II and BBEST2020

08:00
Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel,

Inclusion of Primary Production in Biobased value chains

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

CLIB International Conference 2020

09:00
Lindner Congress Hotel, Düsseldorf

World Bio Markets 2020

09:00
Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, Amsterdam

EU Bioeconomy Conference

European Commission Charlemagne building, Bruxelles