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
Jorge Molina Villanueva
Delegation of the Government of Navarra
Agnès Trarieux
Pays de la Loire

Next Working Group

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”. At this meeting we will have a presentation from the Blue Bioeconomy Forum on the draft document. There will...

Last Working Group Meeting

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.     
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Vuorimiehentie 3, Espoo, Finland
ERRIN is one of the partners of the Pilots4U project, which is organising this workshop. This workshop is a satellite event to the 8th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, organised in Helsinki, Finland, on 23-25 October 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 facilities. By comparing...
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