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
Angèle Liaigre
Pays de la Loire
Jorge Molina Villanueva
Delegation of the Government of Navarra
Anniina Palmu
West Finland European Office

Next Working Group

Bioeconomy WG - Exploiting the potential of urban biowaste

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
Pays de la Loire Europe, Rond-Point Schuman 14, 1040 Brussels
To tackle the challenges posed by growing amounts of municipal solid waste, we need, apart from prevention and reduction, new strategies and solutions of how to reuse the different fractions. Biowaste is one of the most promising fractions as there is great potential for valorisation efforts throughout the supply chain. Biowaste comprises around 30 to 50% of urban waste being a complex and heterogeneous mixture formed of a variety of waste streams including organic material from municipal solid...
TBC
We would like to invite you to a joint Working Group meeting of the Bioeconomy and Energy & Climate Change WG on the 19 November. The discussion will focus on the potential of waste from the agri-food sector to be re-used in order to tackle the climate change and to support the energy transition. For the meeting we have forseen, apart from regional examples, a speaker from DG AGRI, European Commission. For more information, please refer to the draft agenda. If you wish to attend this...

Last Working Group Meeting

Blue Growth WG - Blue Bioeconomy Forum

Monday, 3 June, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
Emilia-Romagna Region, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels
In October 2018 the European Commission launched the Blue Bioeconomy Forum as a new tool to boost the blue bioeconomy in Europe. One of the objectives of the BBF is to develop a roadmap where they will “collectively identify strategic developments, market opportunities, appropriate financial assistance, regulatory actions and research priorities to advance the blue bioeconomy in Europe”. The roadmap will more specifically identify the needs of the sector both when it comes to regulation and...

Bioeconomy WG Meeting

Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 -
09:30 to 12:30
Pays de la Loire EU Office, 14 Rond-Point Schuman, 4th floor
We warmly welcome you to the last Bioeconomy WG meeting of the year! At this meeting we will have speakers from the JRC Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre and European Network for Rural Development.  We will also look at what the WG could focus on in 2019, so come prepare with your ideas! Alternatively you can fill in this form to submit your ideas for the year ahead.  Please find the agenda above and the presentations from the meeting below.     
latest presentation & Posts

Bioeconomy and Energy WG: Opportunities for waste from the agri-food sector

We would like to invite you to a joint Working Group meeting of the Bioeconomy and Energy &
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Bioeconomy WG - Exploiting the potential of urban biowaste

To tackle the challenges posed by growing amounts of municipal solid waste, we need, apart from
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Blue Growth WG - Blue Bioeconomy Forum

In October 2018 the European Commission launched the Blue Bioeconomy Forum as a new tool to boost
Monday, June 03, 2019

IGLO Open “Bioeconomy as the next wave of the European economy”

About The Event IGLO is an informal association of Brussels-based non-profit R&D Liaison
Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Bioeconomy WG Meeting

We warmly welcome you to the last Bioeconomy WG meeting of the year! At this meeting we will have
Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Bioeconomy WG Meeting - New bio-based products

Sustainable Solutions for bio-based plastics on land and sea As argued by the DG GROW, bio-based
Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Bioeconomy Conference

The emerging bioeconomy is moving from research niche to market norm and Europe needs to maintain
Monday, October 22, 2018

Finance Day: Financing future-proof low impact bioenergy chains

Small and medium enterprises are the core of the solid biomass to energy sector. What are the
Wednesday, June 06, 2018

BioHorizon SC2 and KET-B Brokerage Event

The European Commission organises an Info Day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 (SC2) ‘Food
Monday, June 25, 2018

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Bioeconomy WG: Food

We are happy to invite you to our next Bioeconomy WG meeting on Friday 18th May from 09:30 to 12:30
Friday, May 18, 2018

BBI JU Info Day 2018

Registration is now open for the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking Info Day, taking place on
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

3rd Edition of the Workshop "Inform-Prioritise-Collaborate: Cooperation of Regions on Innovation in Forest"

Started in 2014 as a joint initiative of relevant European organizations interested in keeping
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Innovation Opportunities in the Bioeconomy of the North of England

White Rose Brussels is delighted to invite you to the event, Innovation Opportunities in the
Thursday, April 26, 2018

‘Addis Ababa’ Entreps Awards and #5Gcitizens 2018

Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and
Monday, June 18, 2018

SCREEN's International Workshop: "Barriers and shortcuts to Circular Economy"

SCREEN (Synergic Circular Economy across European Regions) is an H2020 coordinating and supporting
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Co-Creating the Green City - Successful examples of citizens’ participation from the City of Lahti, Finland

Helsinki EU Office and the City of Lahti invites you to a luncheon seminar to learn about Lahti's 
Thursday, February 22, 2018

EU Green Week 2018

The next edition of EU Green Week will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become
Monday, May 21, 2018

FFA 2018

Registration is now open for the 11th Forum for the Future of Agriculture to be held at the Square
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

EU sustainable energy week

The EU Sustainable Energy Week will be back for its 13th edition, from 4 to 8 June 2018 in Brussels
Monday, June 04, 2018

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