The Bioeconomy Bio based industries EUCYS prize (a stay in Brussels, including travel and accommodation with additional activities will include visits to biobased plants in Belgium and Northern France) will be awarded by the judges to the project which they feel best uses biotechnology for the production and the conversion of renewable biological resources into non-food value-added products.

About the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI) is a partnership between the European Commission and bio-based industry set up in 2014 to fund research and innovation to help to develop the bio-based economy in Europe. BBI’s funding is meant to encourage further investment by the private sector through industry. It works by setting up multi-partner projects who work together to solve the scientific, logistic and infrastructural challenges facing the bio-based industry in Europe.