August 4, 2017

Bio-based Industries Consortium

BIC FTP is an associate member of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC). BIC represents the private sector in the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), established in June 2014. Of the overall € 3.7 billion BBI JU budget, the contribution of BIC members for the period 2014-2020 totals €2.7 billion. The EU’s […]

March 7, 2017

3.4 Biorefinery concepts

Rationale Reducing our dependence on non-renewable resources for energy, but also consumer products, is a central objective of the EU. Building alternative value chains based on biomass is one of the solutions. In such value chains existing biorefinery units (e.g. pulp and sawmills) play an essential role as they can supply the downstream value chain […]