The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) will be holding its first Stakeholder Forum on 7 December in Brussels.

The Stakeholder Forum is a one-day public event dedicated to engaging directly in dialogue with BBI JU’s stakeholders. They want to hear your opinions on the opportunities and obstacles for moving the bio-based industries forward. You can find out about the BBI JU initiative and meet 65 ongoing projects who will be exhibiting their projects throughout the event in the BBI JU project exhibition.

The event will include plenary sessions with keynote speeches, interactive discussions with a high-level expert panels, and thematic breakout sessions, with plenty of networking around the project exhibition area throughout the day. 

Thematic workshop sessions will provide the chance for stakeholders to contribute their views on the way forward in the following areas:

  • The role of the primary sector in building bio-based industries
  • Industrial innovation - defining the direction for science-based innovation
  • The value for Europe’s citizens – aligning economic & societal expectations & needs
  • New markets, new sectors, new products

The outputs from the event will be collected and used as stakeholder feedback to help shape BBI JU’s role in the bioeconomy for the coming years.

You can find the programme for the event here.

Registration is free but obligatory. You can register for the event here

8:00am - 5:30pm
Event Location: 

The Square, Glass Entrance, Mont des Arts/Kunstberg,, Brussels, Belgium

This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s 'Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme', under Grant Agreement No 730052