January 2021 - December 2025

The BIOMAC project aims to build a sustainable OITB (Open Innovation Test Bed), composed of 17 pilot plants and supported by several technical and non-technical services spread across Europe for the scale-up of new bio-based materials.

Press Release 04.09.2019: Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant joins BioBase4SME network

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Following the successful completion of the BioBase4SME project, the partner organisations have now formed the ‘BioBase4SME Network’. This network will create strong, interregional connections between European organisations to provide effective knowledge exchange and innovation support for biobased entrepreneurs. It will also improve cross-regional support for the biobased economy in terms of the innovation and investment […]

BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp 2019

Apply now for a fully funded, specialist training for you and your business, worth €7000 (de-minimis value). Join other new, high-growth, bio-based businesses for an intensive, week-long course that will give you the tools you need to help you commercialise your idea and grow your company.

BioBase4SME Training: Developing dialogue with your stakeholders

Many companies implementing emerging technologies encounter at some stage barriers or objections from consumers or local stakeholders. It is important to be aware that the stakeholders affected by a new product or process go way beyond the SME’s customer base.


January 2018 - February 2021

KET4CleanProduction will ensure access of manufacturing SMEs to technology services and facilities situated in other European member states and enable cross-border cooperation. The project will also foster the use of advanced manufacturing technologies and related key KETs by SMEs to upgrade their production processes towards resource- and energy efficiency and sustainability.

WE WON !!!

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Bio Base NWE project wins RegioStars Award 2017 Brussels, October 10th, 2017 at 9 pm, from left to right: Corina Crețu (EU Commissioner), Lieve Hoflack (Project Manager), Wim Soetaert (CEO Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant), Anne Wetzel (Director of the EU department of the Hauts-de-France Region), Lambert van Nistelrooij (MEP) The Bio Base NWE project, coordinated by Bio Base Europe […]

BioBase4SME Workshop: The Collaboration Plan(t)

The biobased economy poses new questions. In stead of huge homogeneous raw material flows, the new raw material is (often) scattered and heterogeneous. For this reason REWIN and Proefboerderij de Rusthoeve, organize the workshop “The Collaboration Plan(t)”, because the solution is found in collaboration.

Press Release, 19.06.2017: BioBase4SME Workshop aims to encourage SMEs to apply for Bio-Innovation Coupons for Environmental Assessements and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

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The BioBase4SME project (co-financed by Interreg NWE), offering bio-innovation support for SMEs, herewith announces its LCA Workshop hosted by the Brussels Greentech Cluster (Brussels, Belgium) on Wednesday June 28th, 2017.

BioBase4SME Workshop: Natural Fibertastic

With composites gaining larger market share for instance in planes, cars, etc., natural fibers are found in more and more applications as well. Together with the Natural fiber Application Center (NAC) we organize a workshop about bio-composites and other applications of natural fibers.

BioBase4SME Natural Fibertastic Workshop aims to encourage SMEs to apply for fully funded Bio-Innovation Coupons for fibre application testing

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The BioBase4SME project (co-financed by Interreg NWE), offering bio-innovation support for SMEs, herewith proudly announces its Natural Fibertastic Workshop hosted at the Natural Fiber Application Center (NAC, The Netherlands) on April 5th, 2017.

BioBase4SME Workshop: Technology transfer in bioeconomy

This forum event aims to introduce innovative approaches in technology transfer for the bioeconomy, taking into account the specific requirements of life sciences. Therefore the forum will compare diff erent approaches in Germany and the Netherlands and will not only focus on the transfer from lab to industry, but will also take a broader view on open innovation approaches to create favorable conditions to stimulate collaboration between companies.

BioBase4SME Workshop: New Solutions for Biobased Painting

This workshop will be an opportunity to have a look at what is new in biobased paint. The day will start with a short state of the art realised by the CORI (Coatings Research Institute). Then, two topics will be studied in detail, one on the paint itself and the other on ingredients. Ingredients are the focus for development, they will lead us to 100% biobased paint.

New €3.8 million SuperBIO project to support industrial innovation within the EU bioeconomy

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SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding programme. The € 3.8 million project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. It therefore engages with the EU bio-based business community. The project provides 10 different types of innovation services to third party SMEs which are funded by the […]


May 2016 - October 2018

Support and partnership in the bio-based economy This project will build at least 10 new, cross-sectoral and cross border value chains, supporting at least 30 third party SMEs through providing innovation support services with a total value of € 1 800 000. New value chains will be built in the bio-based economy, an emerging economy with a […]

Bio Base NWE

January 2013 - December 2015

The project aims to accelerate the growth of the biobased economy, EU and local partners joined forces by providing financial, technological, training, networking and political support to enterprises in North West Europe (NWE) innovating in biobased products and processes.