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.

Ryan Titley
Strategic Planning Manager

Next Working Group

Blue Circular Economy WG

Friday, 15 September, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:30
Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, Brussels
The next BIO and BIG joint WG will take place on 15th September and will focus on blue circular economy and to innovative technologies/methods/products and research to maximise and protect marine resources. DG ENVE and DG RTD will be invited to describe the European framework, regulations and state of play. 3 regional case studies in marine waste, waste and bioeconomy and food safety, all in a circular economy perspective, will be presented. A draft agenda will follow soon.  

Last Working Group Meeting

Bioeconomy working group meeting

Monday, 19 June, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:00
Flanders Government - Albert-II bvd, 20 - Bxl
The next Bioeconomy Wg meeting will be held on 19th of June. Main points:  News and updates from the working group (the bioeconomy manifesto, events, etc) Update on the FOOD2030 Agenda, by Karen Fabbri, DG RTD Digitalisation of the European agriculture: trends & policy perspective, by Ana Cuadrado, DG AGRI 
latest presentation & Posts

Launch of the European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre

The European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) will be launched at this event as

Thursday, July 20,2017

Call for expressions of interest for member of the Coordination Group of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

Following the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference held in Brussels on 9-10 March 2017, the

Friday, July 07,2017

FP7’s Bioeconomy projects - stronger commercialisation needed

An analysis by the Horizon 2020 ProBIO project has found that under 5% of bio-economy projects

Wednesday, July 05,2017

Liaison agency Flanders-Europe (vleva), Av. de Cortenbergh 71, Brussels

The agricultural sector is facing major challenges in terms of food security, climate change,

Thursday, May 11,2017

Bioecnomy Working Group Meeting

The next Bioeconomy WG Meeting will take place on 29th May from 15:30 to 17:00 and will be

Monday, May 29,2017

Bioeconomy working group meeting

The next Bioeconomy Wg meeting will be held on 19th of June. Main points: 

  • News and
Monday, June 19,2017

Creating Networks for the Transition to a Bio-based and Circular Economy

We are happy to invite you to join a webinar organised by CommBeBiz project. 

Tuesday, May 23,2017

Key success factors for Horizon 2020 Bio-Based Industries (BBI) project proposals

You are interested in applying to future Horizon 2020 Bio Based Industries calls for proposals

Tuesday, April 18,2017

Horizon 2020 Circular Economy Brokerage Event

The "Horizon 2020 Circular Economy Brokerage Event" will be held just before the info days on

Tuesday, November 07,2017