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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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.

(New Date) 26 JUNE: BBI Info Day 2015

How can you benefit from the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking? What does the new Call cover? How can you apply for funding?

The Info Day in Brussels on 26 June is an opportunity to get the answers to these and many other questions, and to obtain first-hand information on this new EU funding instrument.

Special issue of the Horizon Magazine dedicated 30 years of EU Research Framework Programmes

For three decades, the EU Framework Programmes have been funding breakthroughs across Europe. Horizon Magazine looks at the people and events that have helped shape European research policy from the last 30 years of research funding. These articles have been brought together into a special Horizon supplement to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Framework Programmes.

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

30 April 2015- 30 April 2015
Potsdam, Germany
30 April 2015- 30 April 2015
York, United Kingdom