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Innovation, Renovation, Transformation

Good practice examples of projects promoting green growth across Central, Eastern and Southern Europe
Green growth brings about multiple social and economic benefits. Ecologic Institute together with Ecofys produced a brochure, which highlights examples of green growth that stem from a range of sectors (energy, buildings, transport, agriculture and industry) and are located throughout Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. Cutting-edge technologies, forward-thinking entrepreneurs, smart combinations of financing options, and innovative project designs can be found across Europe. The brochure is available for download.Read more

Innovative Bio-based Products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspectives – Announcement Video

The video "Innovative Bio-based Products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspectives" invites you to the eponymous conference, which will take place in Brussels on 6 June 2018. In addition to providing logistical information, it contains information on the conference's content and the target audience.Read more

Innovative Bio-based Products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspectives

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6 June 2018
Brussels
Belgium
This conference will look into the innovative bio-based products sector. It will present key insights on the environmental impacts, investment potential and innovative aspects of selected bio-based products. Attending the event is free of charge. Please register by 4 May 2018.Read more

Sustainable Resource Use - Requirements for a Sustainable Bioeconomy from Agenda 2030 / SDG Implementation

October 2017 to March 2020
A sustainable bioeconomy can potentially do its part to replace the era of fossil resources and to feed a growing world population. The transformation to such a sustainable bioeconomy is characterized by economic, ecological and social opportunities, but also by several risks. These opportunities and challenges are explored in this project for the Federal Environmental Agency. The Sustainable Development Goals, which are the guiding principles of the 2030 Agenda, will serve as a basis for this evaluation.In order to combine the bioeconomy and the SDGs, the requirements for a sustainable, resource-efficient bioeconomy, and recommendations for prioritizing and designing policy measures for the implementation of the SDGs in the context of bioeconomic strategies, are developed.Read more

Effective Stakeholder and Public Engagement in the Bioeconomy – BioSTEP Conference

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22 February 2018
Brussels
Belgium
Over a period of three years the BioSTEP project developed participation tools to involve the public in the development of the European bioeconomy. Different types of participation were sought. During the final conference on 22 February 2018 in Brussels, the participation formats and their possible impact as well as the BioSTEP research recommendations will be presented and discussed. Registrations are possible until 15 February 2018.Read more

Sowing the Seeds for Short and Long Term Improved EU Policies for Food Waste – REFRESH Policy Workshop

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8 November 2017
Brussels
Belgium
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Food Waste policy is affected by a large range of EU policies. EU food waste policy though lacks an integrated approach. Participants see opportunities to go beyond sectoral solutions through an integrated EU Food Policy. Workshop documentation is available for download.Read more

Support to Research and Innovation Policy for Bio-based Products (BIO-SPRI)

April 2017 to June 2018

The overall objective of this project is to provide a range of new information and analyses that will enable policy-makers, the scientific community, primary producers, business enterprises and other stakeholders to make more informed decisions about innovative bio-based products.Read more

Creating Networks for the Transition to a Bio-based and Circular Economy

BioSTEP Policy Paper
After two years of research and stakeholder consultation, the BioSTEP consortium, led by Ecologic Institute, finalized the BioSTEP policy paper. This paper concludes five recommendations, aiming to support the revision of the European Bioeconomy Strategy. These recommendations were amended and complemented at the BioSTEP Forum, which was held in Brussels in March 2016. The policy paper is available for download.Read more

Creating Networks for the Transition to a Bio-based and Circular Economy – BioSTEP Forum

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29 March 2017
Brussels
Belgium

The aim of the conference is to present and discuss the results of the stakeholder engagement activities in BioSTEP and its value to the current policy discussions on the bioeconomy and the circular economy. BioSTEP has analysed in three policy workshops the participation processes that are necessary to build and strengthen the new value chains of the bioeconomy. The policy workshops discussed how bioeconomy strategies can be developed in a participatory way, ensuring that the change of economic value chains, necessary for a transition to a bioeconomy, is understood and supported by all stakeholders.Read more

A Bioeconomy Strategy for Austria: The Role of Civil Society – BioSTEP Policy Workshop

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20 January 2017
Graz
Austria
The Austrian government is currently in the process of developing a strategy for research, technology and innovation to support the emerging bioeconomy. Following this process, the development of a broader strategy is envisaged that comprises further policy domains and sectors. Against this background, the questions arise regarding what role civil society organisations should play in this process and how they can contribute to shaping the further development of the Austrian bioeconomy.Read more

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