At the end of 2014, Mi-plast Company became a full member of the Bio-Based Industries Consortium – BIC which is the most significant organization in EU for R&D of bio products and biomaterials in Europe. BIC is a non-profit organization set up in Brussels in 2012. BIC represents the private sector in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU, represented by the European Commission, known as the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), established in June 2014 as one of the pillars of the European Commission Bioeconomy Strategy. BIC members cover the entire bio-based value chain and consist of large industries, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), regional clusters, European trade associations, and European Technology Platforms. The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking is dedicated to transforming renewable, natural resources into innovative bio-based products.
Mi-plast is the only company in Croatia and this part of Europe which became a full member and will, with its action and participation, help create politics and development of bio-economy in Europe.