The forum of biomass-derived chemicals in Europe

Boosting the development of sustainable biomass-derived chemical industries in Europe.

With a value-chain perspective in mind, we want to get the biomass-derived chemicals sector in the EU Green Deal and in related policies and instruments as one of the solution providers.

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A growing number of chemical biorefineries (excluding biofuels) valorise agricultural, forestry, waste, marine and other biobased feedstocks in the EU
The bio-based chemical sector (excluding biofuels) number of employees has been slightly growing over the last 10 years
(billion €) The bio-based chemicals (excluding biofuels) turnover has been increasing by nearly 26% between 2009 and 2019

About Cefic

The forum of the chemical industry in Europe
Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, is the forum of large, medium and small chemical companies across Europe, accounting for 1.2 million jobs and 14% of world chemicals production.
On behalf of its members, Cefic’s experts share industry insights and trends, and offer views and input to the EU agenda. Cefic also provides members with services, like guidance and trainings on regulatory and technical matters, while also contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

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