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To contribute to the development and implementation of sustainable biorefineries – as part of highly efficient, zero waste value chains – synergistically producing bio-based Food and Non-food Products as base for a global BioEconomy.

Challenges to be tackled

  • Develop industry legitimacy and a level-playing field for sustainable biomass use
  • Multi-sectoral stakeholder involvment in the development and implementation of sustainable value chains
  • Technology development and biorefinery scale-up using best practices
  • Unlock available expertise energy/fuel (trading, certification), agrifood, material and chemical manufacturing sectors
  • Develop the necessary human capital by training students and other stakeholders to become the biorefinery experts of today and tomorrow