Explore good practice bio-based business models and real-life inspiring examples

This section of e-Tools provides virtual library of 12 good practice bio-based business models and 20 real-life inspiring examples illiustrating how existing business enterprises are innovating in the bioeconomy sector. These business models and examples are developed to demonstrate how bio-based businesses in the BSR can introduce innovations in their current activities or how can they find a niche for new businesses in the bioeconomy sector.

Search engine of this library (click search icon below) enables to find relevant good practice business models and their examples, i.e. case studies, by specifying value proposition of a business (replacement of fossil fuels, etc.), source of biomass used in production (agriculture and food industry biomass, etc.), and type of production, i.e. energy production, circular bioeconomy development, production of non-energy high value-added products. The search can be narrowed to business models or business cases. Business cases can be searched by country in which analysed business enterprises are located. Search by word or phrase is also possible.

For more information on here presented materials, please read “Report on good practice business models and example small and medium scale pilot business projects for sustainable bioenergy and side bio-products production in the BSR”.

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Case 1.1: Ecopellet - environmentally friendly biofuels and pet products from...
Name of the company: Ecopellet OÜ Country: Estonia Size of the business: 3 employees Website: http://www.ecopellet.ee/en/, www.greenfull.eu Background The idea for the production of wood pe […]
Case 1.2: Quercus - production of solid biofuels for energy - Poland
Name of the company: Quercus Sp. z o.o. Country: Poland Size of the business: 86 employees Website: https://quercus.org.pl/ Background The Quercus company was founded in 1992 in Jedwabno, w […]
Case 3.1: Kurana - production of bioethanol, electricity and heat from renewa...
Name of the company: UAB Kurana Country: Lithuania Size of the business: 85 employees Website: http://www.kurana.lt/en/ Background The company started developing its bioethanol and biogas p […]
Case 3.2: 3B Bioenergie - energy production and special processing of digesta...
Name of the company: 3B Bioenergie Country: Germany Size of the business: 9 employees Background The enterprise was originally engaged in dairy farming. In 1998, a small biogas plant was de […]
Case 4.1: Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej - energy efficient district he...
Name of the company: Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej Sp. z o.o. Country: Poland Size of the business: 266 employees Website: http://www.pecpisz.pl/ Background Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo […]
Case 5.1: SunPine - an entrepreneurial bio-refinery - Sweden
Name of the company: SunPine Country: Sweden Size of the business: 70 employees Website: https://www.sunpine.se/en/ Background The company was founded by innovator and serial entrepreneur L […]