Jul 27, 2018

The barriers for bio-based chemicals are manifold. During the latest workshop, stakeholders were asked to name key barriers that hinder bio-based production, to define actions and actuators and in which time horizon these barriers can be overcome.

Jul 11, 2018

To introduce a broader audience to the identified "sweet spots" and the results of the workshop the RoadToBio consortium invited to the webinar: Bio-based "Sweet spots" for the chemical industry.

Jun 19, 2018

On June 19, the RoadToBio consortium invited stakeholders from the chemical industry, academics, NGOs as well as governmental bodies to a workshop to discuss the key barriers on bio-based products and the business cases presented in the roadmap.

Feb 07, 2018

First RoadToBioWebinar “The best of two worlds – making chemistry more bio-based”

The RoadToBio Consortium presented the latest results of the project in a one-hour webinar on February 7. In addition to a general introduction which answers the questions “why it makes sense to switch to bio-based chemistry?” and “what options the change has for the chemical industry?, the definitions of drop-ins, smart drop-ins and dedicated chemicals were explained in more detail. On this basis bio-based opportunities for the chemical industry were presented, which were identified within the framework of the project.

Jan 12, 2018

After helpful feedback from the chemical industry, an updated version of the publication was produced. Get the updated version now. 

Developing a roadmap for an increasingly bio-based European chemical industry is the main goal of the EU project RoadToBio. Which roles can different classes of bio-based chemicals play and what are their market needs? Based on ongoing discussions and the results of the first RoadToBio workshop, experts from the project consortium propose to introduce a classification in three different classes of bio-based chemicals, namely drop-ins, smart drop-ins and dedicated chemicals.

Aug 30, 2017

As part and starting point of the ongoing stakeholder engagement within the RoadToBio project, on July 6th the consortium met with different stakeholders from government, industry, NGOs and research to introduce the project and the main goals of the roadmap in Brussels.

Jul 19, 2017

The chemical industry’s ambition is to play a leading role in the transformation of the European economy to a low-carbon and circular one by creating innovative climate and energy friendly solutions for its own processes and for many other industries through chemical products. A new report Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical industry released today explores how the chemical industry can become carbon neutral by 2050.

Jun 21, 2017

BIC Announces New SIRA Roadmap to Develop Europe’s Bioeconomy

Jun 20, 2017

“The BBI JU - An Institutional PPP supporting the Bioeconomy Strategy”