BIOEAST

Project overview

Project status
60%

2021
September 2021

BIOEAST FORESEIGHT CONFERENCE

The high-level BIOEAST Foresight Conference on positioning sustainable and circular bioeconomies in Central and Eastern Europe to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 was organised on 27 September 2021 under the auspices of the Slovenian EU Council and the Hungarian Visegrad Group presidencies. Presentations and the BIOEAST Foreseight Exercise are available here.
June 2021

JOINT PEER REVIEW AND BACKGROUND NETWORK FOR THE NEW THEMATIC WORKING GROUP

BIOEASTsUP project organized a combined Hungarian and Bulgarian peer reviews that disused the good practice of the Technology transfer provided by Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture and two case study technology transfer projects and value chains enhanced by the Bulgarian Agriculture Academy.
The Ministry of Agriculture is providing a financial support for the implementation of bioeconomy solution. The background network for the new BIOEAST Thematic Working Biochemicals was introduced.

April 2021

FIRST DRAFT OF BIOEAST FORESEIGHT EXERCISE

The Foreseight Document was developed by a group of 5 experts and on the 19th April was introduced and consulted on an interactive webinar.

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April 2021

THE KICK OFF MEETING OF THE BIOEAST ADVISORY COUNCIL

The BIOEAST Advisory Council first meeting took place on-line on the 7th April.

More information about the Advisory Council are available here

March 2021

ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL PLATFORMS FOR BIOECONOMY STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

The national platforms made the next step and organised working meetings and round tables, where different topics were discussed: statistical evidence base for bioeconomy strategy development, SWOT analysis of the RDI system and prioritization of research needs and innovation identified in the fields of bioeconomy and provided input for the BIOEASTsUP

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March 2021

BIOEASTsUP PARTICIPATED ON THE BIOECONOMY INNOVATION WEEK

Barna Kovács presented the acitivites of the BIOEAST Initiative to enhance the transition to sustainable development, Biljana Kulišič and Markus Lier presented the results of an analysis of the evidence based policy. Magdalena Borzecka introduced the Bioeconomy Platform as an inspiring tool how to support bioeconomy development, Marie Kubankova introduced the first national bioeconomy HUB in the BIOEAST region focused on the stakeholders’ engagement and the bottom up support for bioeconomy in the Czech Republic.

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March 2021

BIOECONOMNY KNOWLEDGE EXHANCE TRAININGS

BIOEASTsUP organized tailored training to support the development of international projects, agriculture advisors and also entrepreneurs in a series of webinars.

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January 2021

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER TO SUPPORT BIOCONOMY

The first peer review discussed the good practice – Technology Transfer Centre in Agriculture Research, Ltd. (ART) to illustrate both the environment and conditions for the technology transfer activities and also bioeconomy development in the Czech and also the activities of the Technology Transfer Center ART.

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2020
November 2020

GLOBAL BIOECONOMY SUMMIT BREAKOUT SESSION

November 2020
BIOEASTsUP project facilitated a breakout session “The role of the bioeconomy in developing countries” within the Workshop: “Rebooting the economy – sustainability, growth, and climate action delivered by the bioeconomy” held on 18 November 2020 at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020.

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November 2020

VIRTUAL ROUND TABLES “INDICATORS AND STATISTICAL EVIDENCE FOR BIOECONOMY DEVELOPMENT”

November 2020
11 national virtual round tables “Indicators and statistical evidence for bioeconomy development” indicated where to focus to achieve the transition from a fossil-based society towards a circular and sustainable bioeconomy in each individual BIOEAST country.

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October 2020

OVERVIEW OF THE 1ST YEAR ACHIEVEMENT

October 2020
The first annual meeting took place online in the third week of October 2020, the progress of the 1st year was summarized and published.

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September 2020

VIRTUAL BROKERAGE EVENT

September 2020
BIOEAST Initiave and BIOEASTsUP project supported the on-line brokerage event to enhance international cooperation for the BIOEAST partners in the Green Deal Call.

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June 2020

BIOEAST FORESIGHT EXERCISE

June 2020
BIOEAST Foresight Exercise is being conducted to support the BIOEAST member states in developing their sustainable bioeconomies. Five, high-level independent CEE experts have been selected by the BIOEAST Board.

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May 2020

SERIES OF WEBINARS TO BOOST BIOECONOMY IN THE BIOEAST REGION

May – July 2020
A session of 5 webinars focused on bioeconomy introduction, national BIOEAST HUB establishment, statistical evidence or exchange of good practice for bioeconomy value chance were organized online.

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March 2020

INTERMINISTERIAL GROUP ESTABLISHMENT IN THE BIOEAST REGION + NL2

March 2020
The inter-ministerial groups are being established in all 11 countries to create and force the dialogue between the ministries that are responsible for the development and implementation of the national bioeconomy strategies and their key stakeholders.

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February 2020

BIOEAST AS A DRIVING FORCE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL+

February 2020
High-level conference on deploying sustainable and circular bioeconomies in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of food, agriculture, natural resources, and bioeconomy related policies took place on the 20th and 21th February 2020 in Brussels.

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January 2020

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

January 2020
The national BIOEAST HUB CZ was established in the Czech republic read more
The Hungarian Bioeconomy Cluster facilitate the development and long-term maintenance of Hungary’s bioeconomy read more

January 2020

NEW LOOK FOR BIOEAST

January 2019
The BIOEAST initiative has been given a new look in terms of visual intensity.

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2019
October 2019

FIRST STEP + NL1

October 2019
The BIOEASTsUP project financed by H2020 has started with Kick-off meeting in Pulawy, Poland on October 1, 2019. Announcement of BIOEASTsUP

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