Author: Judith Feichtinger

BLOOM online closing exhibition

BLOOM online closing exhibition

BLOOM online closing exhibition – free!

Save the date! – 9. December 2020, 9:00-11:30 and 14:00-16:30

  • snapshots from the BLOOM project
  • communicating bioeconomy
  • bioeconomy in European regions
  • school network and school box
  • videos and outreach material
  • interaction and discussion

Detailed information will follow soon.

From date
2020-12-09
To date
2020-10-09
Bioplastics in your daily life – free webinar

Bioplastics in your daily life – free webinar

The Dutch regional Hub of the BLOOM project is working on circular and biobased plastics innovations. Within the webinar we will explain the potential of bioplastics from technological, economic and environmental perspectives. We will show the regional practice and the sustainable products made out of bioplastics, with a link to developments within the BLOOM Nordic Hub. Important questions are how to build regional value chains, how to scale-up production and how to raise awareness and interest for bioplastic products.

AGENDA – Sept 29th at 10:30-11:45 CET

  • Bioplastics in the circular bioeconomys Dr Harriëtte Bos, Wageningen Food and Biobased Research
  • Wood-based solutions for global challenges Acting Executive Director Virpi Korhonen, The New Wood Project
  • Bioplastics, the Regional approach of Hub NL Emmen – Rudy Folkersma, professor sustainable polymers technologies at NHL Stenden, University of Applied Science
  • Panel Discussion
The audience will be invited to participate actively, by posing questions in the chat. These questions will be discussed by the panel.

The webinar will be held in English and it is free of charge but registration is needed. remco.kranendonk@wur.nl

Information can also be found here.

From date
2020-09-29
To date
2020-09-29
Panel discussion: “Bioökonomie-Potential für Wirtschaft und Arbeitsmarkt?“

Panel discussion: “Bioökonomie-Potential für Wirtschaft und Arbeitsmarkt?“

As part of the EU project BLOOM the Wissenschaftsladen Bonn e.V., in cooperation with the Bürgeruniversität Düsseldorf (HHU), CEPLAS and the KWI, is organizing a series of events and lectures under the title “Future Bioeconomy? – Approaches, views and perspectives on the bioeconomy ” (in German).

More information can be found on the event website.

From date
2020-10-05
To date
2020-10-05
Virtueller Science Espresso in der Mittagspause “Wie viel Ethik steckt in Bioökonomie” (Online-Lunch-Time-Session: How much ethics is in bioeconomics?)

Virtueller Science Espresso in der Mittagspause “Wie viel Ethik steckt in Bioökonomie” (Online-Lunch-Time-Session: How much ethics is in bioeconomics?)

As part of the EU project BLOOM the Wissenschaftsladen Bonn e.V., in cooperation with the Bürgeruniversität Düsseldorf (HHU), CEPLAS and the KWI, is organizing a series of events and lectures under the title “Future Bioeconomy? – Approaches, views and perspectives on the bioeconomy ” (in German).

More information can be found here.

From date
2020-09-23
To date
2020-09-23
Free online seminar: “Bioökonomie gegen den Klimawandel?” (in German)

Free online seminar: “Bioökonomie gegen den Klimawandel?” (in German)

As part of the EU project BLOOM the Wissenschaftsladen Bonn e.V., in cooperation with the Bürgeruniversität Düsseldorf (HHU), CEPLAS and the KWI, is organizing a series of events and lectures under the title “Future Bioeconomy? – Approaches, views and perspectives on the bioeconomy ” (in German).

Further information can be found here.

From date
2020-09-21
To date
2020-09-21
Bioeconomy in our daily life- webinar: “Wear What You Talk – Bioeconomy & Textiles

Bioeconomy in our daily life- webinar: “Wear What You Talk – Bioeconomy & Textiles

Did you know that most of the fibers that are produced globally are made from non-renewable resources? In this webinar we will elaborate on the role of the textile and fashion industry within bioeconomy. Moreover, you will learn more about the universe of natural fibers. What kind of natural resources are applied? How can fiber production be sustainable? And what does this mean for me as a consumer? During a lively discussion, you will be able to engage with leading experts of the textile- and fashion industry and ask them, what you always wanted to know.

AGENDA – June 17th at 16:00-17:00 CET

  • Introduction into the great variety of fibers
    • Cornelia Voß, Expert on Textiles at Wissenschaftsladen Bonn, Germany
  • Fibers made from wood – our position in the circular and bio-based economy
    • Waltraud Kaserer, Director Strategic Partnerships and Public Affairs, Lenzing AG, Austria
  • Is it possible to combine Fashion & Sustainability? How to achieve a more conscious wardrobe.
    • Elin Larsson, Program Director RE:Source, Sweden
  • Q&A Session

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This webinar is organized by the Ecosocial Forum Austria & Europe and Wissenschaftsladen Bonn (the Austrian and German hub) in collaboration with Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA of the Nordic hub. It will be held in English. Registration is free of charge.

Further information and registration can be found here

Questions about textiles, fashion and bioeconomy? Don´t hesitate and send them to us! We will post them into our Dialogue Zone where you will be able to participate with your contributions. Please stay updated and visit the Dialogue Zone.

From date
2020-06-17
To date
2020-06-17