Yearly Archives: 2014

11 Jul, 2014

New European partnership to develop bioeconomy

By | July 11th, 2014|News from the web|0 Comments

On Wednesday (9 July), the European Commission (EC) and industry leaders launched a new European Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI) to develop an emerging European bioeconomy sector. The BBI is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership (PPP) between the EC and Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and aims to create new partnerships across a [...]

6 Mar, 2014

Lords calls on government to create ‘Waste Champion’

By | March 6th, 2014|News from the web|0 Comments

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee (STC) has called on government to create a ‘Waste Champion’ to take on the job of developing a ‘brass from muck’ bioeconomy that could see ‘enormous economic benefits as well as a considerable number of green jobs’. The call comes in a new report ‘Waste [...]