On 18 May 2021, the new Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) projects signed several grant agreements with 18 new projects that were selected for funding under the Ho
Industrial Biotechnology or white biotechnology is the application of biotechnology for the industrial processing and production of chemicals, materials and fuels. It includes the practice of using microorganisms or components of micro-organisms like enzymes to generate industrially useful products in a more efficient way (e.g. less energy use, or less by-products), or generate substances and chemical building blocks with specific capabilities that conventional petrochemical processes cannot provide.
On 28 January, PITCCH – the network by which big corporations who seek technology collaborate with Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups capable of developing solutions – published its first seven Corporate Challenges.