Knowledge Based Bio-Economy

Why the Bioeconomy matters - European Commission workshop outlines the Bioeconomy’s impact in our lives

Stirring lessons in science and innovation were delivered in Brussels on Tuesday February 7 at a European Commission workshop devoted to the Bioeconomy.

Some 55 people - including researchers, officials and journalists from each of the EU’s 27 member states - took part in the workshop, which aimed at improving the understanding of the Bioeconomy. The event, entitled ‘Communicating the Bioeconomy’, also aimed to build bridges between the scientific community, EU funded research and the media.

The participants heard how the Bioeconomy, an emerging, complex concept, embraces a vast economic and social scope, from food to fishing, industry to biology, and research

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