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Tag: Bioeconomy


11 Nov 2017

(Español) Mapping European Biorefineries

(Español) Mapping European Biorefineries

Detailed biorefinery list now available! The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and novaInstitute have published the detailed list of the European biorefineries. To make European bio-based activities more visible, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and nova-Institute have developed a poster that maps the commercial biorefineries in Europe anno 2017. For the map, a biorefinery has been defined as „an integrated production plant using biomass or biomass-derived feedstocks to...

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03 Nov 2017

The European Commission publishes the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020

The European Commission has presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion. (Press Release) The 2018-2020 Work Programme will focus efforts on fewer topics with bigger budgets, directly supporting the Commission’s political priorities: A low-carbon, climate resilient future Circular Economy Digitising and transforming European industry and services Security Union...

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19 Sep 2017

Biorrefineries shown to be a key element of circular economy

Biorrefineries shown to be a key element of circular economy

BIOPLAT, the Spanish Biomass Technology Platform and SusChem-Spain, the Sustainable Chemistry Technology Platform presented yesterday the Spanish Biorefineries Manual that have jointly prepared. The presentation took place in the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Ms. Carmen Vela, Secretary of the Spanish State for Research, Development and Innovation highlighted the importance of the bioenergy in the bioeconomy of Spain, as well as in the circular economy. In...

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12 Sep 2017

18th September: Public presentation of ‘Spanish Biorefineries Manual’ (Madrid, Spain)

18th September:  Public presentation of ‘Spanish Biorefineries Manual’ (Madrid, Spain)

BIOPLAT, the Spanish Biomass Technology Platform and SusChem-Spain, the Sustainable Chemistry Technology Platform, have jointly prepared this Spanish Biorefineries Manual. The purpose of the Manual is to contribute knowledge about this promising bio-industrial sector and to identify the strategic advantages that are open to those who choose to avail themselves of this opportunity in Spain, as is already the case in other Member States of...

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16 Mar 2016

Spanish Strategy on Bioeconomy + Actuation Plan 2016

Spanish Strategy on Bioeconomy + Actuation Plan 2016

The Spanish Bioeconomy Strategy is finally officially published at: bioeconomia.agripa.org. The Action Plan for this year 2016 was published along with the strategy. Both documents constitute the framework of actions which were already presented last July. The documents are available in Spanish and English. The activities listed in the Action Plan will be progressively put in place by the Secretary of State for Research, Development and...

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13 Aug 2014

The bioeconomy starts here!

The bioeconomy starts here!

The video ‘The bioeconomy starts here!‘ describes a future in which we rely on renewable biological resources to meet our needs for food, materials and energy. The European Commission believes this future is very near, and has launched a strategy about working with nature for a more sustainable way of living. Learn more about the Bioeconomy here.



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