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Name:
Expert Group for Bio-based Products (E02886)
Active
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Agriculture
Enterprise
Environment
Internal Market
Other
Regional Policy
Research and Innovation
Lead DG:
ENTR - Enterprise and Industry DG
Associated DG:
AGRI - Agriculture and Rural Development DG
ENV - Environment DG
REGIO - Regional Policy DG
RTD - Research DG
MARE - Maritime Affairs and Fisheries DG
ENER - Energy DG
Type:
Informal, Temporary
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The main mandates of the Group are (1) to ensure in the current policy framework the implementation of the priority recommendations resulting from the Lead Market Initiative (LMI) and elaborated by the LMI Ad-hoc Advisory Group for Bio-based Products, (2) to ensure that the bioeconomy strategy covers the whole value chain from research to market, from biomass to bio-based products and considers the specific needs and contributions of the bio-based products sector and (3) to contribute to the objectives of the Roadmap for Bio-based Products in the framework of the reviewed industrial policy.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition
Coordinates with Member States, exchange of views
Other
The main tasks of the Group are to monitor, reflect and ensure the implementationof the LMI priority recommendations, to identify and monitor demand-side policy actions conducive to the market uptake of bio-based products (standardisation, public procurement, labelling), mapping of activities and exchange of good practices at regional, national, international and EU-level.
Composition:
Academia (Education), Association (Agriculture, Industry, Public health, Other (Public procurement)), Research Institute (Research), NGO (Environment, Forestry, Other (Chemistry, Standardisation)), National administrations
Contact:
entr-expert-biobased@ec.europa.eu
Active since:
02 Jul 2013
Last updated:
13 Jan 2014
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