The Malaysia Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC) is formed by the Honouree members of the EU-Malaysia Biomass Entrepreneurs Nurturing Programme (EUM-BENP), a flagship project of the EU-Malaysia Biomass Sustainable Production Initiative (Biomass-SP), a development cooperation project between the European Union (EU) and Malaysian Government. The founding members of MBIC include award-winning biotechnology (BioNexus Status) and new green products manufacturing companies, producers of biomass solid biofuel and biomass energy project developers, established manufacturers in the pulp and paper industry, biocomposite, green building materials and biofertilisers, as well green chemical companies and commercialisation entrepreneurs. MBIC was officially launched by DYMM Yang Di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus, Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir in the presence of MBIC Executive Committee members and Advisors, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Megat Najmuddin bin Megat Khas and Tan Sri Dato’ Soong Siew Hoong on 9 May 2012, at Sunway Putra Hotel. 300 international and local biomass stakeholders attended the launching ceremony in conjunction with the EU-Asia Biomass Best Practices & Business Partnering Conference 2012.