Sustainable and Circular Bioeconomy

The emerging bioeconomy is moving from research niche to market norm. The workshop in Slovakia was the official “side event” of the main Bioeconomy Conference, which was held in parallel in Brussels, focusing on the need to have a sustainable and circular bioeconomy to enhance the transition in a changed EU policy context and towards a new environmental, social and economic reality.

DATE: 22 October 2018

VENUE: Congress Centre of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Štud. domov A. Bernoláka, Kongresové centrum, Trieda A. Hlinku 38, 949 76 Nitra

9:00-9:30 Registration and welcome coffee
9:30-9:45 Opening and introduction, Danka Moravčíková, Slovak University of Agriculture
9:45-10:15 The status of bioeconomy in Slovakia: Recent progress and key challenges, Katarína Blicklingová, Bioeconomy Cluster
10:15-10:45 BIOEAST Initiative: What are the benefits for Slovakia and Central Europe? Dana Peškovičová, National Agricultural and Food Centre
10:45-10:55 Video connection with the main conference in Brussels
10:55-11:20 Bioeconomy from the perspective of young farmers. Slovak Young Farmers Association
11:20-12:20 Bioeconomy Project Arena: Presentation and synergies between various EU funded projects and initiatives
12:20-12:30 Final remarks, PEDAL Consulting
12:30-13:30 Networking lunch

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