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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World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The 2015 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, regarded as the ‘must attend event’ in the industry, is the largest international industrial biotech event. Taking place July 19-22 in Montréal, the conference will bring together 1,300+ leaders in advanced biofuels, biobased products and renewable chemicals. To learn more, visit bio.org/worldcongress and look for #BIOWC15! .

EFIB 2015

The European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) is the leading European event for biobased industries. In 2015, EFIB comes to SQUARE Brussels, Belgium from 27-29 October and is setup to surpass the resounding success of 2014 which attracted 700+ biobased professionals for 3 days of insightful presentations, enlightening workshops and networking. The conference gathers together the foremost representatives of Europe's biobased community, attracting an unrivalled calibre of speakers from across policy and business. In its 8th year, EFIB succeeds in providing engagement between policy makers, a broad range of stakeholders connected within the existing biobased value chain and seeks to reach out to new interlocutors.

Metsä Group invests €1.2 billion to build next generation bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has decided to build a bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland in the area of the existing pulp mill. The construction work will begin immediately, and the mill is scheduled to be completed during the third quarter of 2017.

Science can Change the World

Science has had an enormous impact on the development of a healthier and more sustainable and prosperous society, yet there is still so much to be done to tackle the world’s most pressing problems such as poverty, hunger, disease and climate change. Watch the "Unsung Heroes of Science"...

 

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

19 July 2015- 22 July 2015
Montréal, Canada
15 September 2015- 17 September 2015
Brussels, Belgium
06 October 2015- 09 October 2015
Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain