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

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...
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.     
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Bioeconomy Annual Work Plan 2019

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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