Under the ‘Key Innovator’ label, the European Union identifies cutting-edge and ground-breaking innovations funded by the EU.
With regard to the Life Superbiodiesel project, its contribution to the promotion of the circular economy and its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda are praised. In the latter, it works in favour of SDG 9, concerning industry, innovation and infrastructure, and SDG 13, concerning climate action. This initiative is also aligned with the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II: 2018/2001/EU) and with the objectives of the Circular Economy Action Plan, by promoting the efficient use of bio-based resources to support innovation in the bioeconomy.
The awarding of these prizes encourages researchers to support actions with a high potential for innovation and capacity for market implementation, boosting in parallel the economic competitiveness of the European space and the sustainability of the planet.