BIC Call to foster Europe’s sustainable bioeconomy revolution

30 October 2017

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) calls for a continued partnership with the European Commission under the new EU Research & Innovation Framework programme (FP9).

BIC asks for a continuation of the current BBI JU (a “BBI 2.0.”) because:

1. Funding from the BBI JU is crucial in order to turn research into innovation and deployment in Europeand thus to develop a competitive European bioeconomy.

2. BBI JU brings together different sectors and entire value chains, mobilising the relevant stakeholders, ranging from SMEs to large companies, from resource & technology providers to brand owners.

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