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02 Oct 2018

SPAIN INCREASES ITS BIOFUEL CONSUMPTION BY 15% ACCORDING TO THE ANNUAL BAROMETER OF EurObserv’ER

SPAIN INCREASES ITS BIOFUEL CONSUMPTION BY 15% ACCORDING TO THE ANNUAL BAROMETER OF EurObserv’ER

According to the new biofuels barometer, published by EurObserv’ER, Spain increased in 15% its consumption in biofuels during 2017. Most of this growth is due to an increase in the use of biodiesel of 17.1%; meanwhile the consumption of bioethanol grew by only 3%. This increase in the consumption is attributed to the mandatory rate on the energy content that distributors have to incorporate their...

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18 Apr 2018

BIOPLAT participates in the Spanish BioCluster (SBIOC) Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy

BIOPLAT participates in the Spanish BioCluster (SBIOC) Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy

The Spanish BioCluster SBIOC has organized the Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy next April 27 in Madrid, where it will be analyzed how to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the bioeconomy within the framework of the SPANISH BIOCLUSTER (SBIOC). SBIOC is a Spanish cluster of bioindustrial partners that have joined their efforts...

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10 Apr 2018

BIOPLAT recommendations for the Update of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy

BIOPLAT recommendations for the Update of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy

BIOPLAT has elaborated its recommendations to the Update of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy On February 2018, the European Commission (EC) presented a Roadmap for the Update of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy, which was open to receive feedback until last 20th March. Previously, in 2017 the Commission had carried out a review of its 2012 EU Bioeconomy Strategy which concluded that the Strategy is delivering...

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26 Mar 2018

Spanish BioCluster (SBIOC) organizes the Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy

Spanish BioCluster (SBIOC) organizes the Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities,  synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy

Spanish BioCluster (hereinafter SBIOC) is a Spanish cluster of bioindustrial partners that have joined their efforts with the main aim of promoting a sustainable society based on bioeconomy in which BIOPLAT has actively collaborated for its launching. SBIOC has organized the Workshop: How to maximize the opportunities, synergies and competitiveness of companies in the Bioeconomy next April 27 in Madrid, where it will be analyzed...

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17 Nov 2017

Overview of the bioeconomy in the European Union and its economic value in two EC reports

Overview of the bioeconomy in the European Union and its economic value in two EC reports

The European Commission (EC) has published two reports that show the economic value of the bioeconomy in the European Union and provide a horizontal view of the bioeconomy in Europe in different economic sectors, academics and political areas: Estimating jobs and wealth in the Bioeconomy (2017). The bioeconomy generates 4.1% of the EU GDP and employs 8.2% of the EU labour force. Concomitant growth in value added...

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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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10 Sep 2015

New EurObserv’ER Biofuel Barometer: EU-consumption of biofuels picked up again during 2014

European Union (EU-28) biofuel (liquid and biogas) consumption trends for transport trend (in ktoe)

The EurObserv’ER Barometer regularly publishes indicators reflecting the current dynamics in renewable energy (solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal and biomass, biogas, biofuels) worldwide and within the European Union. A new EurObserv’ER renewable energy Barometer has been released:  Biofuels Barometer 2015 (with data for 2013 and 2014) After a year of uncertainty and decline the consumption of biofuel for use in transport in the European Union (EU-28)...

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09 Jan 2015

New EurObserv’ER solid biomass barometer 2014

New EurObserv’ER solid biomass barometer 2014

The new EurObserv’ER solid biomass barometer has been released. Consumption of solid biomass in the European Union increased once again in 2013, this time by 2.9 Mtoe year -on-year to 91.5 Mtoe. However there was no straight out trend as the increase in demand for solid biomass energy was particularly sharp in France and the UK and to a lesser degree in Spain and in Italy, in deep contrast with the needs of a number...

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10 Mar 2014

The EU SME Centre has translated its popular Diagnostic Kit into Spanish, Italian and English

The EU SME Centre is a Support Service Provider for European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) facilitating market access in China.  The Centre provides free of charge, practical information, advice and business tools to better equip SMEs to develop their business and tackle challenges faced in the Chinese market. To help European SMEs considering to enter the Chinese market to make an informed decision, the...

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