Event 1 on 29 September 2015: Bio Base NWE Closing meeting, European Parliament, Brussels
Event 2 on 9 December 2015: Speech during a session of the 7th European Innovation Summit, European Parliament (Committee of the Regions), Brussels
Bio Base NWE and Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) organised the Closing Meeting of the Bio Base NWE project in the Members' Salon of the European Parliament in Brussels on September 29th, 2015.
The event was a DINNER DEBATE entitled: "Enabling SME driven innovation in the bioeconomy: from concept to reality" and was hosted by MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij.
During this debate, the result of the Bio Base NWE project as well as the policy recommendations which came out of the project were communicated to European and regional policy makers and policy advisors (see participants list).
VIEW/DOWNLOAD the MEP Policy brief here.
VIEW/DOWNLOAD the Participants List here.
VIEW/DOWNLOAD the presentations and/or video's below.
The Bio Base NWE network also produced Bioeconomy Factsheets for Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Ireland and Europe. The factsheets give an overview of the bioeconomy innovation technology system in each of the countries/regions, including the key government interventions, research initiatives, networks and finance instruments.
The factsheets are meant to be used as a guidance document for bioeconomy stakeholders and were ao. distributed to the participants of the Closing Meeting.
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET BELGIUM
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET EUROPE
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET FRANCE
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET GERMANY
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET IRELAND
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET THE NETHERLANDS
BIOECONOMY FACTSHEET UK
The results and policy recommendations of the Bio Base NWE project were also communicated to policy advisors and policy makers during the 7th European Innovation Summit which was held at the European Parliament in Brussels from 7-10 December 2015.
Mr. Brecht Vanlerberghe, R&D Manager of the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, gave a speech during a session entitled 'Innovation Ecosystems Part I: Start-ups, Incubators and Venture Capital in Europe.
Click here to see the PROGRAM of the session.
Click here to DOWNLOAD the speech of Mr. Vanlerberghe