The role EU public financing plays in creating a new Bioeconomy and a biobased industries sector

A fully functioning, widely deployed Bioeconomy can make a major contribution to the EU Green Deal agenda towards meeting our climate and sustainability targets over the next decade and up to 2050. Following publication of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy in 2012, updated in 2018, there was a notable surge in public funding for bioeconomy-related R&D activity in innovative technologies across Horizon 2020 and other EU programmes such as LIFE, ESIF, etc. ...

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IAR & the European Bio-based Industry – Impacts & Perspectives for the French Territories

On the occasion of the publication of the recent report “2014 – 2020 Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking: A high-impact initiative for green recovery of Europe”, Christophe Luguel, Director Europe at IAR – The French Bioeconomy Cluster, has given us his views on the past, present and future of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI-JU) Public-Private Partnership (PPP). In a nutshell, the BBI JU, operating under Horizon 2020, was set up as one ...

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