FIRST STEP + NL1
NEW LOOK FOR BIOEAST
The BIOEAST initiative has been given a new look in terms of visual intensity.
BIOEAST AS A DRIVING FORCE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL+
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.
INTERMINISTERIAL GROUP ESTABLISHMENT IN THE BIOEAST REGION + NL2
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.
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.
BIOEAST FORESIGHT EXERCISE
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.
VIRTUAL BROKERAGE EVENT
BIOEAST Initiave and BIOEASTsUP project supported the on-line brokerage event to enhance international cooperation for the BIOEAST partners in the Green Deal Call.
OVERVIEW OF THE 1ST YEAR ACHIEVEMENT
The first annual meeting took place online in the third week of October 2020, the progress of the 1st year was summarized and published.
VIRTUAL ROUND TABLES “INDICATORS AND STATISTICAL EVIDENCE FOR BIOECONOMY DEVELOPMENT”
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.
GLOBAL BIOECONOMY SUMMIT BREAKOUT SESSION
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
BIOEAST dynamic search engine
BIOEAST dynamic search engine of regional stakeholders’ database was established as a unique online stakeholder platform for the BIOEAST macro region. This platform will promote and involve stakeholders from the BIOEAST macro region in international projects, such as Horizon EUROPE or CBE-JU. If you are not registered you are losing opportunities to get involved in the international projects – you can do it here (with a hyper link to the database)
Technology Transfer Handbook of Good Practice
Technology Transfer Handbook of Good Practice was issued that summarizes good practice and peers’ recommendation on how to enhance collaboration of research organisations, stakeholders and practice on transfer and adoption of bioeconomy innovations in line with the AKIS concept.