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  • Bioeconomy Policy Day in Brussels

    Bioeconomy Policy Day in Brussels

    20.11.2017 - The European Commission invited interested stakeholder and policy makers to its Bioeconomy Policy Day on the 16th of November in Brussels. BioSTEP was selected to be part of the bioeconomy village of the event! More

  • Successful BioSTEP exhibition in Bulgaria

    Successful BioSTEP exhibition in Bulgaria

    16.10.2017 - The last BioSTEP exhibition “Bioeconomy in Everyday Life” took place during the Augustiada in Stara Zagora. Key discussion points were the largely unused residues of the Bulgarian agricultural sector and ideas how to valorise them. More

  • Upcoming third (and last) BioSTEP exhibition

    Upcoming third (and last) BioSTEP exhibition

    25.09.2017 - In October (13th – 15th) this year, the BioSTEP team will bring the exhibition „Bioeconomy in everyday life“ to Stara Zagora, to the Regional Museum of History. More

  • Living lab in Italy

    Living lab in Italy

    22.08.2017 - Between November 2016 and July 2017, the BioSTEP project designed and implemented a so-called living lab in the Veneto region of Italy. The Regional Association of Chambers of Commerce of Veneto with the contribution of Aghetera organised a total of seven meetings in which stakeholders discussed potential policy actions for the further development of the regional bioeconomy. The final stakeholder meeting took place on 28 June 2017. More

  • In the News: Update of bioeconomy strategy unsure

    In the News: Update of bioeconomy strategy unsure

    27.06.2017 - “A decision on a possible revision of the bioeconomy strategy will likely be taken early 2018.” According to Lino Paula from DG Research and Innovation, it is important that “stakeholders get involved and give input now,” in order to assure that the outcomes of the bio-based value chains do fit the needs of society. At the BioSTEP meeting, 55 experts gathered to discuss how the input and needs of the highly diverse stakeholders crucial to a successful transition to bio-based and circular production processes could be merged. More

  • In the News: An interview with Boris Mannhardt

    In the News: An interview with Boris Mannhardt

    11.05.2017 - “People need to know that bioeconomy is not just an abstract concept. What we need is a coherent narrative with clear explanations of what bioeconomy is, and how it can contribute to a more sustainable way of living”. Boris Mannhardt speaks about bioeconomy and highlights some activities of the BioSTEP project. More

  • Second BioSTEP exhibition in Brescia

    Second BioSTEP exhibition in Brescia

    24.04.2017 - Last week, the second BioSTEP exhibition opened its doors to the public in the AmbienteParco in Brescia. More

  • In the News: BioSTEP is best practice

    In the News: BioSTEP is best practice

    21.04.2017 - The DLR Project Management Agency that advises German applicants on the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020 selected BioSTEP as a good practice example for its innovative and interdisciplinary research approach and the integration of social sciences and humanities in the Horizon 2020 programme. More

  • In the News: BioSTEP Forum

    In the News: BioSTEP Forum

    30.03.2017 - At yesterday’s Biostep Forum in Brussels, Lino Paula from DG Research and Innovation, said that “the discussion whether there will be a new strategy is still open”. This is precisely why it is so important that “stakeholders get involved and give input now”. More

  • Annual Bioeconomy Photo Competition

    Annual Bioeconomy Photo Competition

    02.03.2017 - Supporting the important theme of effective communication and outreach for the bioeconomy, the annual Bioeconomy Photo Competition is organized through H2020 Project, CommBeBiz. More



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