BIC is host to a unique mix of sectors that currently covers agriculture, food & feed, aquatic and marine, chemicals and materials, technology providers, forestry and pulp & paper, waste management and brand owners.

With more than 240 industry members including 38 large companies, 44 SMEs, 19 regional clusters (representing an additional 140 SMEs), BIC brings together an authoritative pool of cross-sector and multi-disciplinary expertise in the field of bio-based industries. BIC’s industrial members have all committed to invest in collaborative research, development and demonstration of bio-based technologies within the BBI JU.

BIC also has around 200 associate members including Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs), universities, European associations and organisations. Technology Platforms (ETPs), public institutions, regional organisations and private banks.  

Full members

  • Large Entreprises
  • Small & Medium Entreprises (SMEs)
  • SME Clusters
  • Brand-owners

Associate members

  • Universities
  • Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • Regional clusters
  • Public Institutions
  • European Trade Associations
  • European organisations
  • Regional organisations
  • European Technology Platforms (ETPs)
  • Other