circular business models

for dynamic rural communities

The GO-GRASS project will develop a set of small-scale bio-based solutions to unlock the overlooked potential of grassland across Europe and create new business opportunities for rural areas.

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We all can work together to restore #wetlands! #WETHORIZONS is one of the 7 key players of wetland conservation! Our ...players fall in category 7: Scientists and wetland practitioners. Stay tuned to hear from our members about their wetland #conservation efforts.

It's a win-win situation! Along the environmental benefits, #Paludiculture, growing crops on wetlands, can provide ...valuable income for farmers. By growing grass species like reeds, they can produce biofuel, building materials, and even #GrassProtein for feed. #WorldWetlandsDay

Great to see this published 'A Feasibility study to explore sustainable management of agricultural green waste in ...Ireland' and the role #biochar can play in green 'waste' AKA trees.
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Perennial #Grassland has a lower nutrient loss & supports #SoilCarbon build-up. Biorefining it ...has produced protein of the same quality as soybean meal, which can be fed to poultry & pigs without negative effects on animal performance.

📰Have you read our new Grassland Opportunities White Paper yet? It is a guide for policy makers with recommendations... on how to support the sustainable use of grassland. #BioEconomy #RuralDevelopment
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4 Demo Sites

To develop cost-effective and circular business models exploiting the underused potential of grass resources, GO-GRASS partners will test a wide range of solutions in four promising regional demonstration sites located in The Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Denmark.

Animal bedding

in Sweden


in Germany

Paper & packaging

in the Netherlands

Organic protein

in Denmark

Tools to create new value chains

Training & capacity building

Discover our training resources and stay tuned to join our future coaching and capacity building activities.

Guidelines &

Pinpoint favourable conditions to exploit the untapped potential of grasslands in your country or region.

Interactive maps

Visualise key data about grassland type & availability across Europe and explore the potential of grass-based business models in your region.

How-to manual

The manual provides tailor-made advice to develop supportive business environments and turn innovative business ideas into concrete business plans.

Assessment & funding tools

Use our online tool to build your circular business model and turn your innovative ideas into concrete business plans.