Ghent Bio-Energy Valley is a non-profit organisation supporting the development of sustainable bio-energy activities and resulting economic growth in the region of Ghent, Belgium.
Ghent Bio-Energy Valley is a joint initiative of Ghent University, the City of Ghent, the Port of Ghent, the Development Agency East-Flanders and a number of industrial companies related to the Ghent region that are active in the fields of generation, distribution, storage and use of bio-energy and biobased products.
Ghent Bio-Energy Valley is a leading European initiative for the development of the biobased economy of the future.
Ghent Bio-Energy Valley promotes the development of the biobased economy through collaborative programs, joint initiatives and synergy creation between the partners in the fields of Research & Development, structural measures and policy, logistics and communication towards the general public.
The Ghent Bio-Energy Valley actions to promote the development of the bio-based economy are:
Stimulation of technological innovation
Industrial integration and clustering
Setting up industrial synergies in the areas of material supply, production and use of bio-energy
Promotion of Ghent and East-Flanders as an investment region
Public acceptance and sensibilisation