Mission

Flanders Biobased Valley is a non-profit organisation supporting the development of biobased activities and resulting economic growth in the region of Ghent, Belgium.

Flanders Biobased Valley is a joint initiative of Ghent University, the City of Ghent, the Port of Ghent, the Development Agency East-Flanders and a number of industrial companies related to the Ghent region that are active in the fields of generation, distribution, storage and use of biobased products and bio-energy.

Flanders Biobased Valley promotes the development of the biobased economy of the future through collaborative programs, joint initiatives and synergy creation between the partners in the fields of Research & Development, structural measures and policy, logistics and communication towards the general public.

Flanders Biobased Valley promotes the development of the biobased economy through:

  • Technological innovation: building research and development expertise
  • Cluster formation: building synergies between industrial partners
  • Public awareness: improving public understanding through communication
  • Provision of services: technological advice, partner matching, assistance with project proposal submission, …