SAVE THE DATE: PILOTS4U Horizon Scan Workshop @ 8th NWBC 2018

Pilots4U has set up one easily accessible database of open-access pilot and demonstration infrastructure for the European bioeconomy. The project also carried out an online survey to understand the equipment and related services required by (potential) users of open-access pilot facilities.

SAVE THE DATE: PILOTS4U Horizon Scan Workshop @ EFIB 2018

Pilots4U has set up one easily accessible database of open-access pilot and demonstration infrastructure for the European bioeconomy. The project also carried out an online survey to understand the equipment and related services required by (potential) users of open-access pilot facilities.

BioBase4SME Formation: Formation ANALYSE DE CYCLE DE VIE (ACV)

L’impact environnemental et plus généralement la durabilité des produits (dont les produits biosourcés) sont évalués à l’aide d’outils performants tels que l’Analyse de Cycle de Vie (ou ACV). L’UIC et Nov&atech accompagné d’experts comme Materia Nova, Bostik (filiale d’Arkema sur les colles et les adhésifs), l’Association Chimie du Végétal (ACDV), l’ADEME Normandie, ainsi que l’AD Normandie vous propose une […]

KET4CleanProduction

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.

Do you have open access pilot/demo infrastructure for the bioeconomy?

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Do you have pilot and demonstration infrastructure relevant for the bioeconomy that is not yet included in the Pilots4U database? Pilots4U, a network of bioeconomy open access pilot and multipurpose demo facilities, is compiling a database on bioeconomy pilot-scale equipment hosted at open access facilities across the EU.

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.

The launch of Pilots4U heralds a boost for the bioeconomy in Europe

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Pilots4U is a European project funded by the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The purposes of the project is to map open access pilot and demo-infrastructures across Europe, to help companies and research institutions operating in the bioeconomy gain easier access to testing facilities to bring their ideas from development to market.

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.

BioBase4SME Training: Intellectual Property Strategy

You are invited to join the BioBase4SME Intellectual Property Training with focus on industrial biotechnology and the biobased economy organized by CLIB2021, Flanders Biobased Valley and REWIN West-Brabant.

BIOFABRIEK van de Toekomst

De studiedag “De Biofabriek van de toekomst” wil bedrijven inspireren, stimuleren en informeren en geeft een overzicht van de huidige ontwikkelingen, projecten en opportuniteiten binnen de wereld van de Vlaamse bio-economie.

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 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.

SmartPilots Interregional Seminar 1: Direct support mechanisms for shared pilot facilities

The SmartPilots project is organising its first interregional seminar. As lead partner of the SmartPilots project, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant herewith invites all stakeholders (managing authorities, intermediate bodies, regional funding authorities and applicants, funding beneficiaries, innovation organisations, cluster organisation, users of SPF…) with an interest in shared pilot facilities (SPF) and innovation to participate in this event. […]

SmartPilots Study Visit 3: Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP

The SmartPilots project is organising its third study visit. As lead partner of the SmartPilots project, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant herewith invites all stakeholders (managing authorities, intermediate bodies, regional funding authorities and applicants, funding beneficiaries, innovation organisations, cluster organisation, users of SPF…) with an interest in shared pilot facilities (SPF) and innovation to participate in this event. […]

Press Release, 15.09.2016: Leading European pilot facilities for industrial biotechnology join forces to improve Europe’s innovation capacity

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SmartPilots, an INTERREG Europe project co-funded by the European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF), brings together six leading European Shared Pilot Facilities (SPF) specialized in the Key Enabling Technology ‘Industrial Biotechnology’ and bioeconomy, with the aim to discuss and share best funding and operating practices and improve policies in support of such facilities. Enhanced support for Shared Pilot Facilities should substantially improve Europe’s sustainable innovation capacity and is a crucial element in dealing with societal challenges such as developing a sustainable, innovative and knowledge-based economy in Europe, creating jobs and meeting climate targets.

SmartPilots Study Visit 2: Agro-industrie Recherches et Développements (ARD)

The SmartPilots project is organising its second study visit. As lead partner of the SmartPilots project, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant herewith invites all stakeholders (managing authorities, intermediate bodies, regional funding authorities and applicants, funding beneficiaries, innovation organisations, cluster organisation, users of SPF…) with an interest in shared pilot facilities (SPF) and innovation to participate in this event.   […]

SmartPilots

April 2016 - March 2020

Improving policies in support of shared pilot facilities to increase their impact on the Key Enabling Technology Industrial Biotech and the European Bioeconomy SmartPilots EVENTS We invite all stakeholders (managing authorities, intermediate bodies, regional funding authorities and applicants, funding beneficiaries, innovation organisations, cluster organisation, users of SPF…)  with an interest in shared pilot facilities (SPF) and […]