Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) is an independent multi-purpose pilot facility dedicated to the process development, scale-up and pilot production of bio-based products and processes. BBEPP was founded in 2008 and is based in Ghent. It is a service provider that has developed into the global reference for the scale-up of biobased innovations and currently has more than 170 employees. Almost half of the pilot trials conducted at BBEPP in 2022 focused on the production of microbial proteins. In addition, BBEPP also has an internal research group focusing on the production of microbial proteins from CO2 and food industry by-products.