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RVO - International market opportunities for Dutch enterprises in the Biobased Economy

Client: Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)
Period: 2013 - 2014

Partners for Innovation has been commissioned by RVO (formerly NL Agency) to research the international market opportunities for Dutch companies and knowledge institutions active in the biobased economy. The research addresses all aspects of international markets: import, export, investment and partnership opportunities.

Based on desk research, surveys, interviews and a workshop with 25 stakeholders, a number of reports have been produced, both for Dutch enterprises and knowledge institutes interested in doing business abroad and for the Dutch government in general.

16 country fact sheets
The 16 fact sheets provide a first impression of the opportunities to do business in a country. The information provided in the fact sheets includes, biomass availability, energy policy and business climate. The fact sheets also contain many references to other sources of information and provide relevant contact details. Fact sheets are written for Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Latvia, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States.

Five successful international bioenergy projects
Short information sheets on five examples of Dutch enterprises with successful projects / business abroad. Countries covered are: Finland, Germany, South Africa and United States.

Overview major global developments
Overview (presentation) of the major global developments related to the BBE, based on desk research of more than 195 publications.

195 publications
Overview of the 195 documents and reports that have been studied.

Final report
The final report provides an overview of all results and provides recommendations for both private and public sector how to improve Dutch success in identifying, creating and seizing the existing international opportunities in the biobased economy.

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