The Consortium has a strong innovation and business focus and its ultimate goal is to see knowledge-based enterprises grow and thrive along with the sustainable and recycle oriented use of natural resource, improving the resources efficiency in the agro chain as well as natural resource-energy chain . On the one hand there is need for further scientific and practical innovations in natural resources management, through targeted research.  On the other hand there is need for business development and for adjusting existing techniques from the sectors involved in the consortium, like biomass, energy services, agro technology, water technologies or plant production, to mention some examples and from 9 different EU countries participating and approaches an International scale.