The EUBCE is the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific and industrial know-how in the field of biomass.

The EUBCE combines one of the largest biomass science and technology conferences with a high quality industry exhibition, attracting biomass professionals from around the globe.

The EUBCE is supported by European and international organizations such as the European Commission, UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Natural Sciences Sector, EUBIA – the European Biomass Industry Association, WCRE – the World Council for Renewable Energy and further organisations.

The Technical Programme is coordinated by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre.

The EUBCE provides:

  • A high-level Scientific Programme
  • Parallel events

and it attracts:

  • Participants from a wide-ranging background: researchers, engineers, technologists, standards organisations, policy and decision makers, financing institutions
  • Research & industrial exhibitors

Brief history and milestones

1980 Brighton

The 1st European Biomass Conference initiated by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research, Science and Education
“to bring together biomass experts from many countries, to provide a good picture of the most recent advances in research, development and application of biomass technologies for energy production”.

1996 Copenhagen

The First Biomass Technology Exhibition took place during the 9th European Biomass Conference.
Since then, the annual event has combined an international scientific conference with an industry exhibition held at different venues throughout Europe.

2000 Sevilla

The EUBCE hosted the 1st World Biomass Conference and Exhibition, jointly with the Biomass Conference of the Americas, with a strong collaboration between the European Commission and US DOE (Department of Energy) and Natural Resources Canada.

2004 Rome

The 13th EUBCE hosted the 2nd World Biomass Conference and Exhibition, jointly with the Biomass Conference of the Americas, in collaboration with US DOE (Department of Energy) and Natural Resources Canada.
The EUBCE is now established as one of the most important events for the biomass community worldwide in size, international acceptance and relevance.

1980 Brighton
1982 Berlin
1985 Venice
1987 Orléans
1989 Lisbon
1991 Athens
1992 Florence
1994 Vienna
1996 Copenhagen
1998 Würzburg
2000 Sevilla
2002 Amsterdam
2004 Rome
2005 Paris
2007 Berlin
2008 Valencia
2009 Hamburg
2010 Lyon
2011 Berlin
2012 Milan
2013 Copenhagen
2014 Hamburg
2015  Vienna
2015 Shanghai (IBSCE)
2016 Amsterdam
2017  Shanghai (2nd IBSCE)
2017  Stockholm
2018 Copenhagen
2019 Lisbon