Bio-based industries’ needs and interests

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In the Panacea project the role of Non-Food Crops (NFC) in the rural renaissance is investigated. The needs and interests of farmers to produce NFC have therefore to match those of bio-based industries. In this report the demands for biobased feedstock of industries were surveyed, analysed and discussed. Responses were received from a wide variety of companies and stakeholders distributed over the various production and supply chains. Those companies have interest in processing and marketing or innovation of biobased products. Responses were received from startups to multinationals from all over Europe with broad interest in uses of many different NFCs. The existing and emerging needs and interests of different industries involved in producing biobased products are summarized and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages35
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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