Achievements

A number of activities took place under the European Bioeconomy Network support form March 2018, involving several EuBioNet members:

 

28 March 2018, Brussels, BE – Mutual Learning Workshop organised by BIOVOICES in collaboration with the European Commission: Maximizing collaboration among EC funded projects communicating about Bioeconomy – Lesson learnt and recommendations.

During this workshop the idea of launching the European Bioeconomy network was agreed.
27 projects participated.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, BioLinX, ISAAC, BIOWAYS, SuperBIO, ISABEL, BioHorizon, RoadToBio, BioCannDo, STAR-ProBio, BLOOM, BIOBRIDGES, T2gE – Transition to Green Economy, BioSTEP, CommBeBiz, EMBRACED, InnProBio, STAR4BBI

2018 – development of games to promote Bioeconomy

BIOWAYS project developed four edutainment games in collaboration with STAR-ProBio and BioSTEP projects

EuBioNet members involved: Bioways, STAR-ProBio and BioSTEP

May 2018 – Launch of the European Bioeconomy Network

The European Bioeconomy Network was launched. The projects participating to the MML in March have been invited, a collaboration framework was agreed, the logo and the website, including some collaborative features have been designed by BIOVOICES.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, BIOWAYS, ISABEL, Biobridges, BioCannDo, ISAAC, T2gE – Transition to Green Economy, BioSTEP, CommBeBiz

14 May, Bratislava (SK) – Waking up Slovak Agriculture.

Free Market Roadshow is an annual series of conferences, which visits around 40 European cities, featuring dozens of international speakers, which are accompanied by local speakers. During the Bratislava event, BIOVOICES project opened the panel and involved the invited EuBioNet members.

EuBioNet members involved: Transition to Green Economy, BIOVOICES, BIOBRIDGES, BIOWAYS

18 May, Bratislava (SK) – Green Day of the GLOBSEC 2018.

The GLOBSEC 2018 Bratislava Forum took place in Bratislava on 17 – 19 May 2018. The “Green Day” part was held on the 18th of May in the morning under the heading of “Transition to Green Economy”.

EuBioNet members involved: Transition to Green Economy, BIOVOICES, BIOBRIDGES, BIOWAYS

22 May, Brussels (BE) – BIOVOICES MML: Boosting circular bio-based economy in cities.

The workshop was organised by BIOVOICES, some EuBioNet partners participated as experts to bring to the discussion the project’s perspective.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, BIOWAYS, Biobridges, ISABEL, BioCannDo, InnProBio, T2gE – Transition to Green Economy

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24 May 2018, Rome (IT) – BIOECONOMY Village during European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) 2018

Showcase of Bio-based products to students and teachers. The exhibition was organised by BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES and STAR ProBio in the context of Sapienza University- Unitelma.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOWAYS, STAR-ProBio and BIOVOICES
Other EU funded projects hosted: Leguval, Biobottle, ExCornSeeds

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12 June 2018, Rome (IT) – ISAAC Final conference

In the context of the ISAAC final conference, the projects BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES and Biobridges, together with the European Bioeconomy Network have been presented to Italian stakeholders in bioeconomy.

EuBioNet members involved: ISAAC, BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES and Biobridges

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14 June, Nitra (SK) – General Assembly of the Slovak Bioeconomy Cluster
During the General Assembly, the projects have been presented to the participant stakeholders.EuBioNet members involved: Transition to Green Economy, BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS
25-29 June 2018, Bratislava (SK) – EcoInn Danube – Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer School 2018

The event is part of the EcoInn Project implemented within the Danube Transnational Programme and co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF and IPA contribution).

EuBioNet members involved: Transition to Green Economy, BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS

27 September 2018, Torino (IT) – BioCannDo workshop on bio-based food packaging materials – Side event of IFIB- International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

BioCannDo hosted a product expert workshop on bio-based food packaging materials. In the workshop, the experts were asked to identify the issues producers and retailers face in relation to bio-based food packaging. Some EuBioNet partners have been invited as experts.

EuBioNet members involved: BioCannDo, BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES, STAR-ProBio

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27 September 2018, Torino (IT) – STAR-ProBio workshop on Bio-Based Products Social Sustainability – Side event of IFIB- International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

The aim of the workshop was to validate and/or integrate a preliminary list of social and economic aspects to be included in a SLCA tailored to bio-based products. Some EuBioNet partners have been invited as experts.

EuBioNet members involved: STAR-ProBio, BioCannDo, BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES

27 September, Bratislava (SK) – Urban Summit in Bratislava

BIOVOICES organised the Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop: “Strengthening circular economy in cities” during biggest “urban” festival in Bratislava, which focuses on various aspects of living in a city through discussions, workshops and presentations.

EuBioNet members involved: Transition to Green Economy, BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS

27-28 September 2018, Torino (IT) – BIOVOICES interactive poster session – Side event of IFIB- International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

Organised by BIOVOICES to validate the challenges identified as relevant for bioeconomy and Bio-Based products uptake, this interactive poster session involved IFIB participants and EU funded projects

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, BIOWAYS, Biobridges, STAR-ProBio, BioCannDo

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28 and 29 September 2018, Rome (IT) – BIOECONOMY Village at the European Researchers’ Night  2018

The Researchers’ Night hosted the BIOECONOMY Village, promoted by the BIOWAYS, BIOVOICES, STAR ProBio and BIOBRIDGES projects funded by the European Commission and BBI JU to promote Bioeocnomy and BBPs to students and large public

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS, STAR-ProBio

Other EU funded projects hosted: FIRST2RUN

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28-30 September 2018, Milano (IT) – Bio Art Gallery at Altroconsumo Festival Futuro

BIOWAYS project, in collaboration with BIOVOICES and Biobridges, organised the fist Art Gallery to showcase Bio-based applications in everyday’s life.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS
Other EU funded projects hosted: FIRST2RUN
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12-14 October 2018, Milano (IT) – BIOECONOMY Village @Maker Faire Rome 2018

The BIOECONOMY VILLAGE at Maker Faire Rome, promoted by the European projects BIOVOICES, BIOWAYS, STAR-ProBio and Biobridges showcased Bio-based products to more than 50.000 visitors. Half pavillion was dedicated to bioeconomy, involving 50 national and European projects, research, start-ups, organizations and associations. During the exhibition BIOVOICES organized 3 MML workshop to discuss the main challenges related to awareness raising and changing purchase habits.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS, STAR-ProBio, BioCannDo, RoadToBio, Agrimax
Other EU funded projects hosted: FIRST2RUN, Leguval, Biobottle, ExCornSeeds

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18 October 2018, Rome (IT) – BIOVOICES MML at Forum Compraverde Buy Green

BIOVOICES, in collaboration with STAR-ProBio organised the Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop: The role of Green Public Procurement in boosting Bioeconomy and Bio-Based Products.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, STAR-ProBio

Other EU funded projects hosted: Urbanwins

22 October 2018, Brussel (BE) – Bioeconomy Corner during the high level conference: Sustainable and circular Bioeconomy, the European way

In the context of the High Level Event a bioeconomy corner was organized with the support of the European Bioeconomy Network.

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS, STAR-ProBio, BioCannDo, RoadToBio, Agrimax, BioSTEP, CommBeBiz

Other EU funded projects hosted: FIRST2RUN, Leguval, Biobottle

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24 October 2018 – BioCannDo Networking Webinar on the Communication of Bio-Based Products

BIOWAYS was invited to present the lesson learnt from the 2 years of project.
The European Bioeconomy Network was invited to present its main acheivements.

EuBioNet members involved: BioCannDo, BIOWAYS

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13-14 November 2018 – BIOVOICES Focus Group

BIOVOICES involved 60 European experts to identify the most relevant challenges and key questions to be addressed to boost the Bioeconomy and the Bio-Based market uptake.

EuBioNet members involved: AlpBioEco, AgriMax, Biobridges, BioCannDo, BioHorizon, BIOPEN, BIOREGIO, BioSTEP, BIOVOICES, BIOWAYS, BLOOM, CommBeBiz, InnProBio, ISABEL, RoadToBio, STAR-ProBio, Transition to Green Economy

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29 November 2018 – 10th Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel

The European Bioeconomy Network was invited at the 10th Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel to discuss possible synergies and collaborations

EuBioNet members involved: BIOVOICES, Biobridges, BIOWAYS, BIOMONITOR, STAR4BBI, POWER4BIO, FIRST2RUN

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