The private partner in the European Public-Private Partnership on Bio-based Industries (BBI).
Leverage Europe's advanced biobased research and technology
Diversify and grow farmers' incomes
Generate new industries, revitalise others and create thousands of jobs
Replace oil based chemicals and materials with bio-degradable, biobased ones
Develop underutilised potential of agriculture and forestry residues
Using renewable resources and innovative technologies for greener everyday products.
BIC published its first Annual Report
2015 was a significant year for both BIC and the BBI JU (Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking). We successfully raised BIC’s profile through a range of activities and achieved a series of important milestones”,
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!
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.