Welcome

Welcome to the
Bio-based Industries Consortium
The private partner in the European Public-Private Partnership on Bio-based Industries (BBI).
Leverage Europe's advanced biobased research and technology
OUR AIM
Leverage Europe's advanced biobased research and technology
Diversify and grow farmers' incomes
OUR AIM
Diversify and grow farmers' incomes
Generate new industries, revitalise others and create thousands of jobs
OUR AIM
Generate new industries, revitalise others and create thousands of jobs
Replace oil based chemicals and materials with bio-degradable, biobased ones
OUR AIM
Replace oil based chemicals and materials with bio-degradable, biobased ones
Develop underutilised potential of agriculture and forestry residues
OUR AIM
Develop underutilised potential of agriculture and forestry residues
Using renewable resources and innovative technologies for greener everyday products.
OUR AIM
Using renewable resources and innovative technologies for greener everyday products.

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Regions as engines of the European Bioeconomy: mapping & strategies

One of the main focus areas for ERRIN’s (European Regions Research and Innovation Network) Bioeconomy working group in 2015 was to identify the importance of Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) for the growth of the regional Bioeconomy sector. One of the outcomes from this priority has been the execution of a mapping exercise to facilitate the planning of the working group’s activities.

BIC Partners with Bio-Based World News

Bio-Based World News is your new dedicated guide to the latest news and essential business developments for bio-based chemicals and products. We cover the projects, policies and personalities shape the future of the bio-based industry and give you the intelligence and insight you need to succeed.

BIC partners with EFIB 2016

EFIB is THE market leading annual event in Europe for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy. Industrial Biotechnology is currently worth €23 billion representing just 6% in sales of the overall worldwide chemicals market. However, it is significantly out-performing the overall chemicals market at an impressive 20% annual growth rate and has the potential to become the dominant technology of tomorrow’s chemicals industry, representing a huge future opportunity. Join us in Glasgow!

BIC partners with BIO’s 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Now in its 13th year, the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the largest industrial biotechnology event for industry leaders, investors, policy makers and academics in biofuels, biobased products and renewable chemicals. Please join us from April 17-20, 2016 in sunny San Diego for a week filled with high-level plenary and breakout sessions, One-on-One Partnering meetings, networking opportunities and more!

BIC Match Making Event

The annual BIC Match Making Event takes place on 4 March next in the Diamant Conference Centre, Brussels. The specific focus for this event is the interaction between industry and non-industry members of BIC in preparation of the 2016 BBI call for proposals.

Bioeconomy: Circular by Nature

The Circular Economy should be embraced by all if it can solve our societal challenges and create new wealth and jobs. Projected socio-economic and environmental benefits for Europe are impressive. But these benefits will be truly felt if the bioeconomy - the renewable part of the circular economy concept - is made to play its important and growing role.

European Bioeconomy in Figures

European Bioeconomy: €2.1 trillion turnover and 18.3 million employees. Comprehensive study reveals positive macroeconomic data on the European Bioeconomy.

What the BBI is about in 100 seconds

A short animated video about the Public-Private Partnership on Bio-Based Industries.

Combining BBI and ESIF to deploy the European bioeconomy - Guiding Principles

Synergies between sources of EU funding are now promoted by EU leaders to maximise impact when tackling societal challenges. This practical guide by the Bio-based Industries Consortium is focused on combining BBI (H2020) funds with European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). A useful tool for anyone applying for BBI funds and interested in creating synergies with European regional funds.

Events

12 May 2016- 13 May 2016
Gembloux, Belgium
24 May 2016- 25 May 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherland
24 May 2016- 26 May 2016
Stockholm, Sweden