LCA – wanted, needed, but truly understood?

BioBase4SME Workshop: LCA – wanted, needed, but truly understood? Date: Thursday 7 December 2017 Venue: Maxhaus, Schulstr. 11, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany Influenced by the discussions on climate change and the publication of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the desire for sustainability is also becoming more and more important for customers and brand owners. But how…

BIOREGIO at the University of Nantes

Sarah Beigel, representing AC3A, had animated a morning session for a group of 20 students soon to graduate as professionals in European and International Project Management at the University of Nantes, France. The class organized by AC3A is one of the many professional lectures for this Master’s programme, created with the aim of helping students…

Regional meeting with circular economy actors

A regional meeting was organised mid-October by AC3A in order to establish a group of stakeholders composed of important actors in the field of circular economy of biological streams before the upcoming interregional event programmed for end of November in Puertollano and Toledo in Spain. During the meeting, a special focus was put on the…

Bio Base NWE project wins RegioStars Award 2017

The Bio Base NWE project, coordinated by Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant from 2013 to 2015, won the RegioStars Award 2017 in the category ‘Smart Specialisation for SME Innovation‘. The winners of the RegioStars Awards 2017 were announced during a ceremony on October 10th, in the frame of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels. Bio Base…

Communicating Sustainability

Helping Bioeconomy SMEs Boost Their Credibility and Visibility Date: 8 November 2017 Location: York, UK The bioeconomy is a concept many people are still confused by or unaware of. However, consumers are increasingly willing to spend money on products with strong environmental credentials. Bio-based alternatives with a strong sustainability narrative can help to meet growing…

Finalist for Public Choice Award at the RegioStars Award ceremony

Bio Base NWE project, coordinated by BBEPP, has been selected by the European Commission as a finalist for the RegioStars Award 2017 in the category ‘Smart Specialisation for SME Innovation‘. The winners of the RegioStars Award will be announced during a ceremony which will take place on 10th October 2017 in Brussels during the European Week of Regions…

BioBase4SME Workshop: The Collaboration Plan(t)

On September 27th, 2017, BioBase4SME will organise a workshop on the valorization of plants entitled “The Collaboration Plan(t)”. It will be held at Colijnsplaat, NL in the “Bio Innovations Garden”. TOPICS We invited speakers to talk about examples of biomass that have great potential for the transition to the biobased economy: Sorghum (Walter de Milliano,…