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Bio-based Industries Consortium report shows bioeconomy grew despite Brexit

Bio-based Industries Consortium report shows bioeconomy grew despite Brexit

October 6, 2022 |

In Germany, the annual update of the Bio-based Industries Consortium’s (BIC) and nova-Institute’s report on Europe’s bio-based industries reveals that, despite significant changes in this year’s assessment due to Brexit, bio-based industries continue to grow, marking a total contribution of over 814 billion Euro to the EU’s bioeconomy in 2019 (the latest available data in […]

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Advanced Biofuels Canada releases Biofuels in Canada 2021 report

Advanced Biofuels Canada releases Biofuels in Canada 2021 report

November 25, 2021 |

In Canada, Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) released the Biofuels in Canada 2021 (BIC) report, with full open-source access to Canadian market data for renewable, low-carbon, and conventional fuels. This report is fifth in a series commissioned annually by Advanced Biofuels Canada and independently authored by Navius Research, a leading energy and environment quantitative market analysis […]

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European Parliament approves Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

European Parliament approves Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

October 26, 2021 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament last week voted in favor of Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU), the successor of BBI JU, by adopting a legislative proposal on the establishment of joint undertakings for the 2021-2027 period. The Council of the EU is expected to adopt the proposal by the end of November, leading […]

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BIC says bioeconomy contributed EUR750B to European economy in 2017

BIC says bioeconomy contributed EUR750B to European economy in 2017

September 7, 2020 |

In Belgium, the often-underrated bio-based industries continue their ascent marking a total contribution of 750 billion EUR to the European economy in 2017, a notable increase of 50 billion EUR (+>7%) compared to 2016. The nova-Institute report commissioned by the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) also indicated that the bio-based industries employ 3.6 million people in […]

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New BIC study shows major macroeconomic effects of bioeconomy through 2016

New BIC study shows major macroeconomic effects of bioeconomy through 2016

July 29, 2019 |

In Belgium, a study conducted in 2016 by nova-Institute on behalf of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) showed for the first time which macroeconomic effects are generated by the bioeconomy e.g. turnover and employment for the years 2008 and 2013. An update of the study with 2014 and 2015 data was published in April 2018. […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada partners with Italian green chemistry cluster

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada partners with Italian green chemistry cluster

October 4, 2018 |

In Canada, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and the Sustainable Processes and Resources for Innovation and National Growth (SPRING) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The Italian Technology Cluster of Green Chemistry (SPRING) is a non-profit association founded by the initiative of four founding members: Biochemtex, Novamont, Versalis and Federchimica, the Italian Federation of Chemical industry. […]

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European bioeconomy seen strongly linked with SDGs

European bioeconomy seen strongly linked with SDGs

August 16, 2018 |

In Belgium, a new paper of Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) illustrates the strong link between the SDGs, the bioeconomy and the Bio-Based Industries with concrete examples. Thanks to BIC’s Partnership with the European Union since 2014, the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has kick-started the European bioeconomy by supporting innovative bio-based demonstration and flagship […]

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18.5 million people employed in bioeconomy, primarily in biomass production

18.5 million people employed in bioeconomy, primarily in biomass production

February 25, 2018 |

In Washington, DC, a study conducted by nova-Institute on behalf of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) showed for the first time which macroeconomic effects are generated by bioeconomy activities – those using renewable biological resources from land and sea – and that there has been a continuous increase of 10% since 2008. With updated data […]

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It depends: Heard on the Floor at ABLC Feedstocks

It depends: Heard on the Floor at ABLC Feedstocks

June 7, 2016 |

At this time in the story of the advanced bioeconomy, the questions from investors can be singularly testing and focused, and the answers can too often become some version of “it depends”. Sometimes I wonder about the look of investors when they get that answer, and then I wonder if that’s how Depend, the adult […]

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BIC Project aims at Commercialization of Cellulosic Sugar Production in Ontario, Canada

BIC Project aims at Commercialization of Cellulosic Sugar Production in Ontario, Canada

July 26, 2015 |

In Ontario, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada has completed phase 1 of a project to assess the economic viability of the agricultural biomass to cellulosic sugar value chain in Canada. The Cellulosic Sugar Production Project is designed to evaluate, develop and physically validate agricultural biomass to sugars and co-products conversion technologies for commercial scale-up application.  Currently in […]

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