Project partners: The consortium consists of 12 former partners of the Main stage project Bioenergy Promotion (2009-2011). In addition, FFU joined the consortium as a new partner, but has already extensive project experience as it has been coordinating the policy related work package of the Main stage project on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. The project consortium also comprises a number of associated and supporting organisations (i.e. the Council of Baltic Sea States Expert Group for Sustainable Development “Baltic 21”, national ministries and demo regions in each participating country). Lead Partner is the German Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR).