Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant


Interest in specific master(s):

Cell and gene biotechnology, Chemistry and bioprocess technology

About the company

Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant was founded in 2008 and currently employs more than 130 staff members. It is a unique and open innovation pilot and demonstration facility for process development, scale-up and custom manufacturing of biobased products and processes from lab to multi ton scale. A wide and flexible spectrum of modular unit operations combined with a team of highly trained and experienced engineers and bioprocess technicians facilitates the translation of biobased laboratory processes into viable industrial processes.

To date, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant has successfully performed 450+ projects on a bilateral basis with 200+ companies from all over the world. It was/is also involved in more than 45 consortium-based public projects. More information:

Job opportunities

As bioprocess engineer or R&D engineer in our pilot facility, you engage in an out-of-the-ordinary job. As part of a team of bioprocess engineers and technicians or as part of the R&D team, you will work on very diverse, innovative projects, away from routine and in an ideal setting to gather new insights and expertise in various domains and thus to grow exponentially ‘on the job’. Together with your colleagues you develop, optimize and scale up innovative bio-based processes that contribute to a sustainable bio-economy and help fight climate change.

BBEPP’s most valuable asset is the immense knowledge and expertise of its employees. This is exactly what our clients come looking for. Therefore we are constantly scanning the horizon for new talent, fresh ideas and leave our employees a lot of freedom for own initiative.
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