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G-BiB competition


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WHAT

The Global Biobased Business Competition (G-BiB) is a competition for Master and PhD Students in Germany, the Netherlands and Brazil. The objective of G-BiB is to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation producing a biorenewable chemical, material and/or fuel product. G-BiB is an initiative of the BioInnovation Growth mega-Cluster (BIG-C).

 

WHO

G-BiB is a competition for Master and PhD students from universities and universities of applied sciences.

 

WHERE

The first edition of G-BiB is organised in Germany, the Netherlands and Brazil. Semi-finals will be organised per country and the overall finals will be at the BBEST 2017 conference in Brazil.

 

CHALLENGE

The challenge is to write an innovative business plan based on a design for sustainable production of biorenewable products such as biofuels and biomaterials or partial solutions that will support developing those products.

 

PROCEDURE

  • Teams with a minimum of 2 Master/PhD students from universities and universities of applied sciences in Germany, the Netherlands and Brazil
  • Teams to include a mentor from their university.
  • Joint kick-off meeting for German and Dutch teams; separate kick-off in Brazil for Brazilian teams
  • (Business) masterclass halfway organised per country
  • Semi-finals per country in June 2017
  • Overall finals in Brazil at BBEST in October 2017

 

AWARD

  • National Award: trip to Brazil for the finals
  • Final award ‎‎€ 10.000 - provided for by industry to further enrol the business plan

 

KEY DATES


European Teams

  • Online registration: until 12 december 2016 (12.00 CET)
  • Confirmation participation per country via email: 19 december 2016
  • Joint kick-off meeting for Germany and the Netherlands: january 2017
  • Masterclass organised per country: april 2017
  • Online submission per country: until 31 may 2017 (12.00 CET)
  • Semi-finals per country: june 2017
  • Finals at BBEST 2017 in Brazil: october 2017


Brazilian Teams

  • Online registration: until 31 january 2017 (17.00 CET)
  • Confirmation participation per country via email: 7 february 2017
  • Kick-off meeting: 10 march 2017
  • Masterclass organised per country: april 2017
  • Online submission per country: until 23 june 2017 (12.00 pm)
  • Semi-finals per country: july 2017
  • Finals at BBEST 2017 in Brazil: October 2017

 

 MasterClass Brazil - São Paulo 10 May 2017

 

CONTACT

Phone: +31 (0) 152782736

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Contact Coordination Organization Promotion

Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular
Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 748 - Bloco 3 superior, Sala 367
Butantã - São Paulo - SP - Brazil - CEP 05508-000

Phone/fax: +55 11 3815 5798 | E-mail: bbest@bbest.org.br