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Awards 2021

What are the World Bioeconomy Forum Awards?

The World BioEconomy Forum aims to promote the incredible work ongoing in the circular bioeconomy to fight climate change and create a carbon neutral world. The awards recognise companies, products and people whose contribution created a remarkable impact on the global circular bioeconomy and climate change mitigation.

The recognition process

Awards are presented at the annual Forum during the Gala Dinner on 19 October 2021. Winners will be selected by the Advisory Board of the World BioEconomy Forum.

Categories

Bio Act of the year 2021

The Bio Act of the Year for 2021 was awarded to the most remarkable contribution during 2021 related to the circular bioeconomy and climate change mitigation. The Advisory Board considered contributions made by organisations, groups and other entities which facilitate the circular bioeconomy, or mitigate climate change. The winner of the award for 2021 is Renewable Carbon Initiative by nova-institute.

Bio Act of the year​ 2021

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Carbonnext

Bioproduct of the year 2021

The Bioproduct of the Year for 2021 was awarded to the most remarkable product related to the circular bioeconomy and climate change mitigation. The Advisory Board considered the novelty and innovativeness of the bioproduct. The winner for the award 2021  is the Paper Bottle Project by Billerudkorsnäs.

Bioproduct of the year 2021

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Business Finland

Bio Person of the year 2021

The Bio Person of the Year for 2021 was awarded to an important person within the circular bioeconomy and climate change mitigation. The Advisory Board considered the recognised impact of this individual for the circular bioeconomy and mitigating climate change. The winner for the award 2021 is the CEO Cristiano Teixeira from Klabin.

Bio Person of the year 2021

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Marfrig

Start-up of the year 2021

The Start-up of the Year award for 2021 was awarded to a startup for contributions to the circular bioeconomy and climate change mitigation via their company. The judges considered the recognised impact of the start-up for the circular bio-economy and climate change. The winner for the award 2021 was Chocolate de Mendes.

Start-up of the year​ 2021

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Suzano