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InnProBio, the Forum for Bio-Based Innovation in Public Procurement, aims to develop a community of public procurement practitioners interested in innovative bio-based products and services.

By harnessing the potential of public procurement to foster innovation, InnProBio aims to work with the public sector to develop tools for purchasers, facilitate the creation of buyers groups, and increase awareness and incentives in order to lower the barriers to purchasing. Thus leading to the opening of new markets of bio-based products in Europe.

InnProBio is an EU funded three year project which began in March 2015. It is funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme.


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InnProBio factsheet #3addresses myths and facts about biodegradability

22 July 2016

In order to clarify some misunderstandings and myths, as well as to address some confusion governing the topic of biodegradability, the InnProBio team has issued its factsheet #3 focused on it. Myth #1 refers to the consideration that all biodegradable products are made f ...

15th International Symposium on Biopolymers

26 - 29 September 2016

Madrid, Spain

The International Symposium on Biopolymers (ISBP) is a congress series on biopolymers that has been held every two years since the initial meeting in Toronto 1988 (1990 Barcelona, 1992 Göttingen, 1994 Montreal, 1996 Davos, 1998 Tokyo, 2000 Cambridge, 2002 Münster, 2004 Beij ...