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Bio industry

Rotterdam, the world's largest bio industry cluster

The port of Rotterdam accommodates the world’s largest renewable industrial cluster. Here, bio companies benefit from endless possibilities for the supply of all conceivable feedstocks and the global distribution options of finished products. The presence of a strong petrochemical cluster combined with the experience of the existing bio-based industry makes Rotterdam an ideal location for the bio-based industry.

  • Largest renewable industry cluster in the world
  • European hub for biofuels
  • Ideal location for the supply of biobased feedstocks
  • 5 biofuel plants, 2 biochemical companies
  • Opportunities for growth with unique Plug & Play concept

The port in figures

The eighth edition of Facts & Figures offers information about developments in the port of Rotterdam between 2009 and 2015. One of the key developments in recent years was the opening of Maasvlakte 2. This land reclamation provides room for new developments in the chemical, renewable energy, container and distribution sectors.

Development options for biobased industry in the world's largest renewable industry cluster

Are you looking for a location to establishbio-based production facilities? In Rotterdam ,40-hectare site has been dedicated to accommodate biobased companies. Unique is the Plug & Play concept, which allows for a CAPEX reduction of up to 20%.

Plug & play biobased opportunities

Contact

Would you like to know more about biobased industry in the port of Rotterdam or the opportunities of establishing your business on the Plug & Play site? Please contact:

Stijn Effting

Business Manager Chemicals and Biobased Industry

Nicole van Klaveren

Business Manager Dry Bulk and Energy

Joris Hurenkamp

Business Manager Chemicals and Biobased Industry

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