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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International Biorefining Seminar & Partnering Workshop

On Wednesday 14 September 2016, Aarhus University will host the FACCE SURPLUS Kick-off Meeting, which is held along with an International Biorefining Seminar & Partnering Workshop taking place on Thursday September 15. This event will gather participants from research and industry to foster collaboration within the frame of sustainable and resilient agriculture, including biorefining.

BIC and Vanguard Initiative sign Bioeconomy MoU

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the Vanguard Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for better interregional cooperation on the bioeconomy.

28th June 2016 - BioHorizon Brokerage Event in Brussels

28th June 2016 - BioHorizon Brokerage Event in Brussels dedicated to Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’.

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”,

Dirk Carrez, Executive Director

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!

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.

Events

14 September 2016- 15 September 2016
Aarhus University, Denmark
20 September 2016- 22 September 2016
Ghent, Belgium
26 September 2016- 27 September 2016
San Francisco, USA