Bio-based Industries Consortium

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Lobbying Costs

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.75 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Bio-based Industries Consortium   (BIC)

    EU Transparency Register

    904473529568-43 First registered on 12 Jan 2018

    Goals / Remit

    The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) is a non-profit organisation representing the private sector in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU, represented by the European Commission, known as the Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU). BIC members cover the entire bio-based value chain. BIC is host to a unique mix of sectors that currently covers agriculture, agro-food, technology providers, forestry/pulp and paper, chemicals and energy. With more than 200 members including large companies, SMEs, SME Clusters, RTOs, universities, technology platforms and associations spread across Europe, BIC brings together an authoritative pool of cross-sector and multi-disciplinary expertise in the field of bio-based industries.

    The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking is dedicated to transforming renewable, natural resources into innovative bio-based products.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Bioeconomy strategy
    Circular economy package
    Climate change policies a Renewable energy policies
    Sustainable Finance and EU taxonomy
    EU Green Deal (initiatives, legislation)
    Sustainable carbon Cylces


    Head Office
    Square de Meeûs 38/40
    Brussels 1000
    EU Office
    Square de Meeûs 38/40
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Other activities

    Dirk Carrez (Executive Director) was member of the Expert Group on Biobased products, and has been a member of the Expert Group reviewing the Bioeconomy strategy.

  • Meetings


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    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 29 Nov 2022 Location Brussels (Skype call)
      Subject Synergies between the European Regional Development Fund and Horizon Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elisa Ferreira
      Portfolio Cohesion and Reforms
      • Pedro MOIA (Cabinet member)
      • Carole Mancel-Blanchard (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Nov 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Bio-based industries
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      • Robert Schröder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Forestry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Bio-economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      • Andrew Bianco (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      • Tatu Liimatainen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jan 2018 Location Bruxelles
      Subject Bioeconomy
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
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