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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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New factsheet on Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing

14 July 2017

The InnProBio team has issued its factsheet #5 focused on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC). The document gives an insight as to what the LCA method is and the environmental impacts it assesses – such as climate change or impact on natural resources. ...

2nd International Bioeconomy Congress

12 - 13 September 2017

Stuttgart, Germany
University of Hohenheim - Garbenstraße 30

The Congress aims at being an interdisciplinary expert and stakeholder meeting dedicated to systemic approaches of bioeconomy. The goal of the conference will be to discuss innovative products, processes and regional concepts that use biomass instead of fossil resources and c ...