The Bioeconomy Working Group is focused on increasing the influence of regions and their stakeholders in shaping the European Bioeconomy. One of the current objectives of the Working Group is also develop the contacts with the European policy-makers and increase the cooperation and projects between the European regions in this field.

Work Plan

ERRIN Contact

WORKING GROUP LEADER
Sune Jin Christensen
Central Denmark
Anne-Maria Mäkelä
West Finland European Office
Jorge Molina Villanueva
Delegation of the Government of Navarra
Agnès Trarieux
Pays de la Loire

Next Working Group

Room 3, Botanical Garden of Turin (inside the Valentino Green Park), Department of Life Sciences and Biology, Viale Mattioli 25, Turin, Italy
ERRIN is one of the partners of the Pilots4U project, which is organising this workshop. The workshop is a satellite event to the International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy organised in Turin, Italy, on 27-28 September 2018. Aim and focus of the workshop Besides the establishment of a database, the Pilots4U project also carried out an online survey to understand the equipment needs and related services required by potential users of open-access pilot and demonstration...

Bioeconomy WG Meeting - New bio-based products

Tuesday, 2 October, 2018 -
13:00 to 17:00
Pays de la Loire EU Office, 14 Rond-Point Schuman, 4th floor
Sustainable Solutions for bio-based plastics on land and sea As argued by the DG GROW, bio-based products can make the economy more sustainable and lower its dependence on fossil fuels. For this reason, the EU has declared the bio-based products sector to be a priority area with high potential for future growth, reindustrialisation, and addressing societal challenges. An assessment done by the European Commission has indicated that bio-based products and biofuels represent approximately EUR 57...

Last Working Group Meeting

Sankt Petersburg Hotel, Bulgaria Blv 97, 4003 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Everyone has to eat but unfortunately all do not eat well. However, we aim to demonstrate that the regions of Trento (IT), Flanders (B), Lower Silesia (P), and Scotland (UK) are delivering innovation and associate produce that represent an important contribution to regional economies, whilst delivering diverse and high nutritional quality regional foods that underpin strategies to protect against chronic and degenerative diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, some cancers and...

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:30
House of the Dutch Provinces (Rue de Treve 59-61, Brussels)
  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This meeting is co-organised with the Bioeconomy WG, the Smart Cities WG and the Blue Growth WG, as the investment platforms presented and discussed during the meeting touch upon all these thematic areas. The event will particularily look into the URBIS – Urban investment advisory platform, as well as the newly announced Circular Economy Platform. The agenda of the meeting is attached herewith. To...
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Horizon Scan Workshop: Equipping Europe for Bio-based Innovation

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Horizon Scan Workshop: Equipping Europe for Bio-based Innovation

ERRIN is one of the partners of the Pilots4U project, which is organising this workshop. The 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Horizon Scan Workshop: Equipping Europe for Bio-based Innovation

ERRIN is one of the partners of the Pilots4U project, which is organising this workshop. The 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bioeconomy WG Meeting - New bio-based products

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Networking cocktail FOODINOVA: a national initiative to strengthen the Swedish innovation eco-system for food and territorial development

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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Monday, October 22, 2018

The European Commission seeks three experts to join the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Expert Panel (Deadline: 31st July)

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

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International Call for Applications for Researchers - Pays de la Loire Region

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H2020 UJA Project Networking Event on ICT

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Enhancing Innovation in Rural Areas - The experience from Scotland

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Thursday, June 07, 2018

BioHorizon SC2 and KET-B Brokerage Event

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Food in Regions – one health, from regionality to functionality

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Handling of textiles in the circular economy - Lunch briefing

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture - by Land Use Optimization

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Environmental Goods & Services: Co-managing energy & water assets

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Circular Economy Conference

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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