Netherlands: Case Studies for a Biorefinery

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The United States and the Netherlands are ideal partners in building a biobased economy and a biobased industrial cluster. USDA/FAS The Hague, the Dutch Government and the Port of Amsterdam jointly organized a workshop at which four business cases for developing a commercial biorefinery were pitched. The cases were evaluated and feedback was provided by experts among the participants. The following government actions were recommended: support the commoditization of feedstocks, create a level playing field with the fossil fuel sector, and introduce a market support program for biobased products.

Netherlands: Case Studies for a Biorefinery