Rarely has Europe’s biobased policy community been infused with such a potent cocktail of speculation, expectation, anticipation and hope, mixed with a liberal dash of uncertainty. The unveiling on September 10th of President Jean Claude Juncker’s top priorities and proposed new structure, that with which he intends to “shake things up” , has triggered the desired effect: it has caused much distraction. Moreover, it took the spotlightoff the proposed new group of Commissioners – initially at least.  With euroscepticism and disillusionment at an all-time high, the College of the Commission – which brings together 7 returning Commissioners, 5 former Prime-Ministers and several Deputy Prime-Ministers – is broadly thought to offer a strong line-up. One that is capable o...