ENABLING – Enhance New Approaches in BioBased Local Innovation Networks for Growth

ENABLING is the initiative of 16 partners in 13 EU and associated (IL, NO) countries. The main goal is to support the spreading of best practices and innovation in the provision (production, pre-processing) of biomass for the BBI (Bio-Based Industry).

In particular, ENABLING aims at creating appropriate conditions for the development of efficient biomass to BBPs (Bio-Based Products and Processes) value chains.

The consortium’s vision is that Europe bears a huge potential for optimising the supply of biomass into innovative bio-based processes and products.

Upscaling biomass production and pre-processing, and combining streams towards the BBPs with those of more traditional bioenergy chains would enhance at least three interlinked types of impact. a) biomass production gains scale to meet higher demand in both sectors (bioenergy and the BBI); b) the reinforcement of biomass supply for the BBI benefits smaller BBI players, helping them diversify and consolidate biomass input sources; c) reinforcing the biomass and BBPs linkages may contribute to job-creation, due to the increased need for specialised workers.

To realise such potential, ENABLING also anticipates its longer term exploitation pathways. In the intention of the consortium, the project should aggregate and engage partners for the establishment of a permanent innovation brokerage platform, likely to become in the future, one of the main marketplaces and innovation transfer accelerators at European level.

In this sense, the project organises its work around two building blocks: one relates to animating the stakeholders (on the farming and BBPs sides), identifying best practices, turning them into easy to access content (in the EIP format) for their potential users and providing stakeholders with coaching and guidance on innovation. The other one looks at future developments, with the consolidation, in a self-sustainable way, of the innovation brokerage platforms after the end of the EU funded initiative.

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  • Duration
    From: 2017-12-01
    To: 2020-11-30
  • Overall Budget
    1 997 640 €
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Best Practice Sheet in the EIP-AGRI format
The deliverable D3.8 “Best practice sheet in the EIP-AGRI format”, is aimed to present the results achieved in the collection
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Best Practices Atlas
In ENABLING we collect best BBP (Bio based Products and Processes) practices, from inside and outside Europe, that are wholly
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Coaching Activities
The Enabling Coaching Activities, available through an online simple questionnaire provided via the website, will support biomass producers or the
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Information matrix for the provision of data on availability of resources and identification of industrial processes
This Deliverable is a matrix, with its associated instructions for compilation, provided to partners involved in T2.1 (Characterisation of biomass
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Innovation Watch
For the duration of the project we collect useful information about technologies, innovation and processes. We share it with you
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