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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Sunday, 1 January, 2012
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
over 30
Regions: 
Noord-Brabant
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Other
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Sederel
Willem
Cluster Manager
+31 6 40 94 79 51
info@biobaseddelta.nl
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Agricultural Inputs and Services
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Processing
Biobased high-performance materials
S3 EU priority areas: 
Bio fuels & energy efficiency
Industrial biotechnology
Emerging industries: 
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Creating conditions for a top region in which new insights into the biobased economy are applied in the process industry and agro-food sector.
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
150
Number of SME members: 
140
Number of larger company members: 
10
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Arkema
Larger Company
Cosun
Larger Company
EPZ
Larger Company
Rasenberg
Larger Company
Synbra
Larger Company
Yara
Larger Company
ECN
Research Organisation
CE Delft
Research Organisation
Bio Base Europe
Technology Center
CatchBio
Technology Center
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

By the end of the year 2016 the Biobased Delta aims to be a top region in which new insights into the biobased economy are applied in the process industry and  agro-food sector in a smart way. This can be achieved by bringing together the relevant parties and working with comparable organisations both in the Netherlands and abroad. The top locations, knowledge institutions and application centers in the Biobased Delta also play an important role in its success, as they provide a knowledge infrastructure and serve as an important link to practice.

The Biobased Delta focus areas are: green raw materials, green building blocks and sustainable process technology coming together in green chemistry and application development, the goal of which is to facilitate the transition to a BBE.  Towards this end an extended triple helix approach with collaboration between industry (start-ups, SME and multinational enterprises), knowledge institutions, governments and government agencies, NGO’s and branche organisations is crucial to achieve this. Important themes are the economic value increase of sugars, large-scale biorefining, aromatics and application development, summarized by the slogan: “Agro meets Chemistry”

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Support of knowledge transfer
Support of technology transfer
Location promotion / attraction of Foreign Direct Investment
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
None
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Germany
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
BioEconomy
BioVale
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: