BE-RURAL: BIO-BASED STRATEGIES AND ROADMAPS FOR ENHANCED RURAL AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE EU
About the project
Duration of the project: 1.04.2019-31.07.2022
Budget: 2 996 289 Euro
Donor institution/programme: Horizon 2020
To support modest and moderate innovator countries in the development of regional bioeconomy strategies and roadmaps.
To increase awareness and understanding of the bioeconomy, its potentials and impacts among regional actors by considering stakeholders’ and citizens’ needs and concerns.
To mobilize engagement among regional stakeholders and citizens in view of the development of inclusive and balanced bioeconomy strategies and roadmaps, with a focus on the exchange of knowledge and good practices across European regions.
To explore small-scale business models and their market potentials which are suitable for realising bio-based innovations across different bioeconomy sectors.
To build capacity among regional stakeholders with regard to the assessment of innovative bio-based business models and their potential impacts, the fostering of R&I capacities, the design of a supportive policy framework, and effective utilization of available funding streams.
To identify and disseminate good practices and facilitate knowledge sharing across European regions.
To generate new knowledge on the effective development of regional bioeconomy strategies and roadmaps and make that knowledge available for uptake in policy processes in other regions across Europe.
Target groups local, regional, national authorities and consumer organisations