Author: Anna Bäuerle

Valorisation of bioeconomical potentials along biobased food & botanical extracts with 13 European Project Partners. #AlpBioEco www.alpine-space.eu/projects/alpbioeco/
AlpBioEco: Lego Serious Play Workshops about eco-innovative business models

AlpBioEco: Lego Serious Play Workshops about eco-innovative business models

The EU-Interreg project AlpBioEco aims to exploit untapped bioeconomic potentials in value chains of plant extracts and food trough eco-innovation. In the project, several eco-innovative business model concepts were developed by the project team in collaboration with local stakeholders, which were then tested and verified. Now, in the final phase of the project, all the results are brought together in several policy implementation guidelines. These guidelines support the implementation of several eco-innovative business models in selected regions and show possibilities to improve the framework conditions for eco-innovation in the region. In addition, the guidelines enable the transfer of the practical outcomes to other regions within the Alpine Space and beyond. For the development of the guidelines and the promotion of the implementation of the business models in the regions, AlpBioEco has set up ten so-called “Regional Advisory Boards”. Those “Regional Advisory Boards” comprise up to ten local experts, such as political decision makers, local entrepreneurs, farmers, innovation experts and academics, bringing together various experiences and in-depth knowledge. With their expertise, the Policy Implementation Guidelines are developed. To reach all the possible potential in the “Regional Advisory Boards”, AlpBioEco decided to use a creative approach: the design thinking tool called LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®. This is an agile approach to solve challenges by using people’s collective insights and by addressing the challenges dynamically. For improving the AlpBioEco project, every member of the “Regional Advisory Board” is going to build – as the name implies from lego bricks – the current situation and status quo of the business model from his own point of view. Thereby, the workshop generates a 360°C all-round view of the status quo of the region by experts from various areas and sectors. The results of the workshops will contribute to the final “Regional Implementation Guidelines” set up by AlpBioEco.

As there are several “Regional Advisory Boards”, which focus on one business model in one region, there are also several dates for the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® workshops, starting with 22 October 2020.

For more information, please contact:
Anna Bäuerle
AlpBioEco project coordinator
City of Sigmaringen
alpbioeco@sigmaringen.de

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2020-10-22
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2020-11-10
AlpBioEco Regional Advisory Board Workshop

AlpBioEco Regional Advisory Board Workshop

The EU-Interreg project AlpBioEco works on bio-based products along the food value chain in the Alpine Space, promoting bioeconomy and sustainable regional development through eco-innovative business models. Within the project, several innovative business model blueprints were developed and tested. In this process, value chains were analysed, product prototypes developed and tested, and possibilities for the implementation of the business models in different regions were evaluated. Now, in the final phase of the AlpBioEco project, all those information and project results will be transferred into implementation and policy guidelines. These guidelines will promote the implementation of selected eco-innovative business models in different regions, but also allow the transfer to of the outcomes of the project to other projects and regions in the Alpine Space. To develop these policy and implementation guidelines, AlpBioEco’s project partners work with small “Regional Advisory Boards”, that consist of local stakeholders and experts, and focus on one business model in each region. The members of the Regional Advisory Board will add their own experiences and knowledge and thus contribute to more in-depth regional guidelines.

On Monday, 12th October 2020, the Regional Advisory Board workshop of AlpBioEco’s lead project partner City of Sigmaringen will take place online. The Regional Advisory Board will work on a business model to promote the marketing and commercial use of regional walnuts in the South of Germany.

For more information, please contact:
Anna Bäuerle
AlpBioEco project coordinator
City of Sigmaringen
alpbioeco@sigmaringen.de

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2020-10-12
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2020-10-12
AlpBioEco Walnut Excursion to Malans & Frümsen, Switzerland

AlpBioEco Walnut Excursion to Malans & Frümsen, Switzerland

On Friday, 2nd October 2020, AlpBioEco organises a walnut excursion to Switzerland together with the project partner “BUND (Friends of the Earth Germany) Regionalverbund Ravensburg Oberschwaben”. The excursion starts with a visit to the Competence Centre in Malans, where participants learn from the walnut producer Johannes Janggen from Malans about the processing of walnuts. In the following, there will be a visit to the “Nussdorf Frümsen” with Hans Oppliger, president of the “Nussdorf Frümsen” association. Here, participants will see not only different walnut products, but Hans Oppliger will also show for instance the walnut tree as the figurehead of the village, or talk about the walnut tree in architecture and art. Furthermore, there will be a short hiking trail along the future Frümsner Baumnussweg with 10 themes. AlpBioEco is looking forward to an interesting excursion!
Check our website for more details.

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2020-10-02
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2020-10-02
AlpBioEco: Online Focus Group Workshop on Herbal Pacifier

AlpBioEco: Online Focus Group Workshop on Herbal Pacifier

On 31 March 2020, another AlpBioEco Focus Group Workshop about eco-innovative business models in the value chain of herbs in the Alpine Region will take place online!
This Focus Group Workshop is about a previously developed eco-innovative business model concept, that centers around the product “herbal pacifier”. On 31 March 2020, invited industry experts and researchers will discuss, validate and further develop this pre-selected eco-innovative business model concept. The webinar is organised by the AlpBioEco project partner, ITKAM, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany.

Where and When?
Date:
31 March 2020
Time: 09:30 – 11:30 o’clock
Location: Online
Value Chains: Herbs
Workshop Language: German
More information:
event website ITKAM
Interested? Email to alpbioeco@sigmaringen.de or to SoniaBarani, sbarani@itkam.org, or  Francesco Schapira, fschapira@itkam.org
Host: ITKAM, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Germany
More information about the project: www.alpine-space.eu/alpbioeco

Image (c)AlpBioEco

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2020-03-31
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2020-03-31
Business Models in the Herb & Apple Value Chains

Business Models in the Herb & Apple Value Chains

On 24rd of October 2019 a new AlpBioEco Workshop will take place at Terralia in Avignon. On the basis of eco-innovative product ideas and business models which were developed in the previous workshops, the aim of the workshop is to find regional, cross-industry solutions for the development of business models in the apple & herb value chain.

The workshop will focus on the concrete further development of ideas that have already been generated in the previous workshop round 1. Ideas and analyses for new product developments
could be extended, discussed and selected. On the basis of these results, the workshop participants further develop concrete business models and discuss it in terms of their suitability for practice.
Why should you participate?
You should participate in this workshop if you …
o … want to influence the sustainable development of the Alpine region.
o …want to contribute to the development of eco-innovative business models.
o …develop and market new products from apples and walnuts
o …exchange information with other experts and share creative ideas on bioeconomics.
to develop a new product.
o …would like to stay up to date with the latest developments in the area of
      Bioeconomics.
o …would like to expand your interdisciplinary and supraregional network.
Where and When?
Date: 23rd of October 2019
Time: 09:30 – 17:00 o’clock
Location: Terralia, Avignon
Value Chains: Apples & Herbs
Registration: via E-mail to clement.diot@pole-terralia.com
Workshop Language: French
 
Travel expenses can be refunded.
Pictures © AlpBioEco
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2019-10-24
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2019-10-24
Innovation in the Herb & Apple Value Chains

Innovation in the Herb & Apple Value Chains

On 23rd of October 2019a new AlpBioEco Workshop will take place at Business Upper Austria in Linz . On the basis of eco-innovative product ideas and business models which were developed in the previous workshops, the aim of the workshop is to find regional, cross-industry solutions for the development of business models in the apple & herb value chain.

The workshop will focus on the concrete further development of ideas that have already been generated in the previous workshop round 1. Ideas and analyses for new product developments
could be extended, discussed and selected. On the basis of these results, the workshop participants further develop concrete business models and discuss it in terms of their suitability for practice.
Why should you participate?
You should participate in this workshop if you …
o … want to influence the sustainable development of the Alpine region.
o …want to contribute to the development of eco-innovative business models.
o …develop and market new products from apples and walnuts
o …exchange information with other experts and share creative ideas on bioeconomics.
to develop a new product.
o …would like to stay up to date with the latest developments in the area of
      Bioeconomics.
o …would like to expand your interdisciplinary and supraregional network.
Where and When?
Date: 23rd of October 2019
Time: 09:30 – 17:00 o’clock
Location: Business Upper Austria, Linz
Value Chains: Apples & Herbs
Registration: via E-mail to Kristina Eder kristina.eder@biz-up.at
Workshop Language: german
 
Travel expenses can be refunded.
Pictures © AlpBioEco
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2019-10-23
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2019-10-23
Innovation in the Walnut & Apple Value Chains

Innovation in the Walnut & Apple Value Chains

On 8th of November 2019 a new AlpBioEco Workshop will take place at InnoCamp Sigmaringen. On the basis of eco-innovative product ideas and business models which were developed in the previous workshops, the aim of the workshop is to find regional, cross-industry solutions for the development of business models in the apple & walnut value chain.

The workshop will focus on the concrete further development of ideas that have already been generated in the previous workshop round 1. Ideas and analyses for new product developments could be extended, discussed and selected. On the basis of these results, the workshop participants further develop concrete business models and discuss it in terms of their suitability for practice.
Why should you participate?
You should participate in this workshop if you …
o … want to influence the sustainable development of the Alpine region.
o …want to contribute to the development of eco-innovative business models.
o …develop and market new products from apples and walnuts
o …exchange information with other experts and share creative ideas on bioeconomics.
to develop a new product.
o …would like to stay up to date with the latest developments in the area of
      Bioeconomics.
o …would like to expand your interdisciplinary and supraregional network.
Where and When?
Date: 8th of November 2019
Time: 09:30 – 17:00 o’clock
Location: InnoCamp Sigmaringen, Marie-Curie Str 20, 72488 Sigmaringen
Value Chains: Apples & Walnuts
Registration: via E-mail to Cornelia Ptach ptach@hs-albsig.de or Heidi Brandauer brandauer@hs-albsig.de (AlpBioEco Team Albstadt-Sigmaringen University)
Workshop Language: german
Hosts: Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, BUND Regionalverband Bodensee-Oberschwaben, City of Sigmaringen
Travel expenses can be refunded.
Pictures © AlpBioEco
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2019-11-08
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2019-11-08
Innovation in the Walnut & Apple Value Chains – Workshop

Innovation in the Walnut & Apple Value Chains – Workshop

On 11th of october 2019 a new AlpBioEco Workshop will take place at Vom Fass  at Waldburg near Ravensburg . On the basis of eco-innovative product ideas and business models which were developed in the previous workshops, the aim of the workshop is to find regional, cross-industry solutions for the development of business models in the apple & walnut value chain.

The workshop will focus on the concrete further development of ideas that have already been generated in the previous workshop round 1. Ideas and analyses for new product developments
could be extended, discussed and selected. On the basis of these results, the workshop participants further develop concrete business models and discuss it in terms of their suitability for practice.
Why should you participate?
You should participate in this workshop if you …
o … want to influence the sustainable development of the Alpine region.
o …want to contribute to the development of eco-innovative business models.
o …develop and market new products from apples and walnuts
o …exchange information with other experts and share creative ideas on bioeconomics.
to develop a new product.
o …would like to stay up to date with the latest developments in the area of
      Bioeconomics.
o …would like to expand your interdisciplinary and supraregional network.
Where and When?
Date: 11th of October 2019
Time: 09:30 – 17:00 o’clock
Location: Vom Fass AG Waldburg,  am Langholz 17, 88289 Waldburg
Value Chains: Apples & Walnuts
Registration: via E-mail to Cornelia Ptach ptach@hs-albsig.de or Heidi Brandauer brandauer@hs-albsig.de (AlpBioEco Team Albstadt-Sigmaringen University)
Workshop Language: german
Hosts: Vom Fass AG, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, BUND Regionalverband Bodensee-Oberschwaben, City of Sigmaringen
Travel expenses can be refunded.
Pictures © AlpBioEco
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2019-10-11
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2019-10-11
Bioeconomy in local value chains – A key aspect of a more sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy in local value chains – A key aspect of a more sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy in local value chains –

A key aspect of a more sustainable bioeconomy

3 July 2019, 12:30 – 18:00
Sigmaringen, Germany

Are you eager to know more about the important role that the creation of new, local value chains based on renewable raw materials has on local bioeconomies? Then be sure to join this interactive workshop and product show on 3 July 2019 in Sigmaringen.

As part of the BioVoices project, ICLEI Europe, together with the city of Sigmaringen (Germany), who is coordinating the AlpBioEco project, will bring together key German and European stakeholders from academia, civil society, business and public policy to discuss multi-perspective solutions, ideas and public policy recommendations regarding current challenges for the bioeconomy in Germany.

The event aims to facilitate the exchange of best practices on topics including: the creation of new value chains related to bio-waste, garden waste, crop residues, maritime materials and/or insect protein; new green and innovative public procurement initiatives; and more. The agenda also covers topics like the promotion of a modified regulatory framework that promotes the creation of value chains from raw material production to sourcing, certification and sale processes.

A product show is being featured in the event. Interested exhibitors of bio-based products, projects and services can contact Ms. Alexandra Pfohl (alexandra.pfohl@iclei.org) for more information on exhibition opportunities.

For more information about the event, click here.

To register for the workshop, click here.

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Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, liebe KollegInnen,

im Rahmen des AlpBioEco und des BioVoices Projektes organisieren wir am 3. Juli 2019 zusammen einen Workshop zum ThemaBioökonomie lokal – Schaffung neuer, lokaler Wertschöpfungsketten basierend auf erneuerbaren Rohstoffen.

 

Der Workshop richtet sich hautpsächlich an Akteure aus Wirtschaft, Politik, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft. Das Ziel des Events ist multi-perspektivische Lösungsansatze, (Projekt-) Ideen und Politikempfehlungen zu derzeitigen Herausforderungen für die Bioökonomie in Deutschland zu diskutieren.

 

Im Besonderen, wird der Workshop einen Austausch zu guten Beispielen hinsichtlich der Schaffung neuer Wertschöpfungsketten, etwa aus Biomüll, Gartenabfällen, Produktionsrückständen oder höherwertige Weiterverarbeitung von Reststoffen – auch durch grüne und innovative öffentliche Beschaffungsinitiativen, ermöglichen sowie wesentliche Elemente eines veränderten regulativen Rahmens zur Förderung solcher Wertschöpfungsketten – von der Rohstoffproduktion-/beschaffung über Zertifizierung bis hin zum Verkauf identifizieren.

 

Als Teil des Workshops ist eine Produktschau geplant, um Beispiele kennenzulernen und Innovationen bekannt zu machen. Interessierte Aussteller biobasierter Produkte, Projekte oder Services können sich für nähere Informationen zu Ausstellungsmöglichkeiten an alexandra.pfohl@iclei.org wenden.

 

Wenn Sie Lust haben mit zu diskutieren, registrieren Sie sich kostenlos hier
Die vorläufige Agenda finden Sie im Anhang.

 

 

Weitere Informationen und regelmäßige Updates zu diesem und anderen Events, finden Sie hier.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihr Kommen.

 

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2019-07-03
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2019-07-03
Potentials in the Value Chain of Herbs, Bozen, Italy

Potentials in the Value Chain of Herbs, Bozen, Italy

AlpBioEco Workshop: Potentials in the Value Chain of Herbs, Bozen, Italy

Within the scope of the second work package, we will host a workshop on the value chain of herbs in Bozen on July 1, 2019. The aim is to develop, refine, and evaluate various eco-innovative business models for the value chain of herbs together with an interdisciplinary experts group. The workshop will focus on the creative ideation and development of potential eco-innovative business models. Based on the analysis of the bio-economic value chain for herbs, the workshop participants will explore and discuss possible fields of application and the economic potential of various tested and validated technological solutions defined in the first phase of the project.
Date: Monday, 2 July 2019
Time: 09:00 a.m. – 15:00 p.m.
Location: NOI Techpark, A.-Volta-Straße 13/A, 39100 Bozen/South Tyrol, Italy
Contact: Alexandra Windegger (Food Technologies, NOI AG), E-mail: a.windegger@noi.bz.it, tel. +39 0471/066697
The Workshop focuses on creative ideas and the development of eco-innovative business models. Based on the AlpBioEco analysis of the value chain for herbs and the developed products, the participants will explore and discuss potential applications.

What’s in it for you?

  • take influence on the sustainable development in the Alpine region
  • learn more about sustainability and bioeconomics
  • contribute to the development of appropriate sustainable business models
  • exchange ideas with other stakeholders
  • learn more about current developments in bioeconomics
  • expand your interdisciplinary and supra-regional network​

Websites of AlpBioEco Project partners:
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2019-07-02
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2019-07-02