Duration of the project: 1.04.2019-31.03.2022
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
- academic, educational and research institutions
- different types of cooperating companies
- Ecologic Institut gemeinnützige GmbH, Germany (lead partners)
- Bulgarian Industrial Association /BIA/
- University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
- Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co Planungs-KG, Germany
- BIOCOM AG
- Macedonian Section of the International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SWEDES-Skopje), Macedonia
- Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romania
- Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava", Latvia
- National Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Poland
Geographical area of intervention: 1 International