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Is your team up to it?

Welcome on the website of the Biobased Innovation Student Challenge Europe, BISC-E. This challenge gives students the opportunity to explorer the emerging biobased field. A national competition is organized in several countries, followed by a european final for the winners. Please go to your country website for more information and registration.

Great prizes!

All national winners represent their country in the European final, organised by Biobased Industry Consortium. The European final is scheduled for the autumn of 2022. The Biobased Industry Consortium has made some great prizes available for the winner of the European final.

First place

€ 5000


  • 1 year free BIC ‘Full Member’ membership for the winning student team; this offers access to the full network of industry members, and involvement in the content planning for the partnership between BIC and the European Commission (‘Circular Bio-based Europe’, expected launch 4Q21)
  • 1 year free BIC ‘Associate Member’ membership for the supporting/host university of the winning student team; this offers networking opportunities with all universities, RTOs, associations who are BIC member
  • Winning team and its project taken up in BIC’s newsletter and on BIC’s website; this offers the opportunity to update progress of the project and attract further attention
  • Articles on the winning team and its project in international magazines that BIC work with. This will provide exposure to the broad bio-based sector and the European Commission
  • Guided support by BIC staff during membership

Second place

€ 2500

Third place

€ 1000