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Newsletter n°24 - September 2015

Second call for proposals for BBI JU

New €106 million for research and development are unveiled for bio-based initiatives to turn renewable resources into useful bio-based products.
The announcement comes in the form of a second call for proposals for the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), and will support research and innovation actions, including demonstration actions for making the best use of biomass.

See the issue of September 2015



Newsletter n°23 - April 2015

Valagro Carbone Renouvelable, winner of Agrobiobase award 2015

Elected by the participants of the international congress Plant-Based Summit (April 8&9, 2015, Lille, France), the 100% bio-based super-absorbent SAP-BIO-09, developed by the R&D center of Poitiers, was distinguished by its innovative feature, its bio-based content and its environmental and socio-economic impact.
SAP-BIO-09 can be used in products requiring high absorption capacity, like diapers, absorbent paper, cosmetics gelling agents, etc.

See the issue of April 2015



Newsletter n°22 - January 2015

Call for applications for the third edition of Agrobiobase Award

After the companies EcoTechnilin, Flax Technic, Novance/Oleon and Roquette, highlight your product innovation by becoming the next winner of Agrobiobase award!

See the issue of January 2015



Newsletter n°21 - December 2014

Publication of the IAR study "The international overview of bio-based chemical building-blocks"

The competitiveness cluster Industries & Agro-Ressources (IAR) publishes the study "The international overview of bio-based chemical building-blocks", real tool for strategic decisions to understand the markets.

Ten years of evolution are decrypted, which include analysis of technologies evolutions, biomass used by stakeholders, typologies of developed molecules, pilot and industrial units, production capacities, with a systematic comparative analysis of the 52 studied molecules.

See the issue of December 2014



Newsletter n°20 - September 2014

Special report on plastic sector!

Agrobiobase published a thematic report on the use of bio-based products in the plastic industry.
More than 10,000 professionals will be made sensitive thanks to an awareness campaign.

See the issue of September 2014



Newsletter n°19 - July 2014

Bio-based products in the spotlight from September!

Get ready for events where bioeconomy and bio-based products will be showcased:
- Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, Reims (France): Biorefinery Week (Rencontres IAR, EFIB 2014, Biorefinery Conference),
- Sept. 23-25, Paris (France): Eurocoat (paint, printing inks, varnish, glue and adhesive industries),
- Nov. 11-13, Basel (Switzerland): Ecochem (sustainable chemistry & engineering).

Until then, we wish you a great summer!

See the issue of July 2014



Newsletter n°18 - June 2014

Green light for Bio-Based Industries (BBI) PPP

In the framework of the ambitious Innovation Investment Package, EU governments have given their green light for the strategic public-private partnership Bio-Based Industries (BBI).
The BBI is expected to bridge European research knowledge with commercial scale bio-based products, making full use of European scientific and technological knowledge.

See the issue of June 2014



Newsletter n°17 - March 2014

"Integrate bio-based products in your composites"

For the fair JEC Europe 2014, the Industries & Agro-Ressources (IAR) cluster has especially published a booklet to present bio-based solutions -proposed by members of IAR cluster and those of the European Confederation of Flax and Hemp (CELC) - for composites.

Discover all the products presented in this downloadable booklet.

See the issue of March 2014



Newsletter n°16 - February 2014

Special report on building

Agrobiobase published a thematic report on the use of bio-based products in the building sector.
More than 15,000 professionals were made sensitive.

See the issue of February 2014



Newsletter n°15 - January 2014

2013: a year rich in contacts

Over 100,000 pages were viewed on Agrobiobase in 2013, thanks to the evolution of its services:
- improved ergonomics with a market approach,
- the new format of Agrobiobase Award involving attendees's vote during the support event,
- the launch of awareness campaigns addressed to end users about the use of bio-based products.

All the team of Industries & Agro-Ressources Cluster wish you success in your bio-based projects in 2014!

See the issue of January 2014



Newsletter n°14 - December 2013

Agrobiobase Award's Winner & Awareness to bio-based products

Agrobiobase award 2013 was presented November 20, 2013, during the International Congress Plant Based Summit to reward the company FLAX TECHNIC for its product TWINFLAX P-PREG.

In its role as democratization, Agrobiobase has raised local authorities and environment business awarenesses of bio-based products, based on an email campaign sent to over 5,000 contacts.

See the issue of December 2013



Newsletter n°13 - October 2013

Only few days to apply to Agrobiobase Award 2013!

IAR Cluster - under the auspices of Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, and with the support of ACDV - has launched the 2013 edition of the Agrobiobase Award.

The winner will receive financial support in the amount of 5,000 euros and press coverage!

See the issue of October 2013



Newsletter n°12 - September 2013

Launch of the second edition of Agrobiobase Award !

Three winners were honored among eighteen applications received for the first edition of 2011. The support provided to companies EcoTechnilin, Novance/Oleon and Roquette has contributed to the marketing of winning products.

In 2013, be the new innovator of bio-based products by participating in Agrobiobase Award.

Find more information on the Agrobiobase's website and take the opportunity to discover the new version!

See the issue of September 2013



Newsletter n°11 - April 2013

Agrobiobase was present in key international exhibitions of this beginning of year:

  • JEC, European meeting for composites,
  • R & D show of Hanover Fair, international crossroads of technical innovations,
  • Ecobat, French show on sustainable building.

Taken together, these shows have gathered 70,000 visitors, allowing to accentuate the international visibility of Agrobiobase’s products.

Pending next events, keep an eye on the latest registered products!

See the issue of April 2013



Newsletter n°10 - January 2013

For this new year, Agrobiobase features new functionalities by optimizing its ergonomics and providing the opportunity to contact directly suppliers.

Recent months have also seen the entry into force of the French label "Bio-based building" to promote the use of bio-based products in new construction in France.

In this newsletter, you will find an article on eco-design, written by the magazine Formule Verte.

See the issue of January 2013


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