Looking ahead to a circular European bioeconomy
Read the news report: New European circular bioeconomy strategy has to be mainstreamed
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Discussions focused on:
- Why do we need a European circular economy strategy?
- What should its main ingredients be?
- What is the outlook for a sustainable European forest bioeconomy?
- What bioeconomy gaps do we still need to fill
From Science to Policy 5: Leading the way to a European circular bioeconomy strategy was published by the European Forest Institute on 31 October 2017. Download the full study or the executive summary.
Morning session: A new strategy for a circular European bioeconomy
00:00 Göran Persson, ThinkForest President
08:27 Marijana Petir, Member of the European Parliament
15:21 John Bell, Director of Bioeconomy, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Strategic requirements for circular bioeconomy
37:10 Esko Aho, EFI Strategic Advisor (former Prime Minister of Finland)
1:06:00 Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI
1:32:05 Moderator Christian Patermann, former Director, European Commission
1:39:14 Janez Potočnik, Co‐Chair of UN International Resource Panel
1:54:23 Hanna Kosonen, Member of Parliament Finland & Member of EFI Board (Finland)
2:04:30 Lambert van Nistelrooij, MEP
2:12:49 Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Professor, University of British Columbia
2:20:01 Marc Palahí, Director, EFI
Christian Patermann, former Director, European Commission
Afternoon session: Outlook for a circular European bioeconomy
3:30:28 Knut Øistad, Chairman, EFI Board
3:32:19 Georg Winkel, Head EFI Resilience Programme
Leire Barañano , General Manager, Neiker-Tecnalia, Basque Country, Spain
Daniela Kleinschmit, Professor, University of Freiburg (Germany)
Joachim Kreysa, Adviser for Bio-economy, European Commission Joint Research Centre
Mårten Larsson, Deputy director general, Swedish Forest Industries Federation
Joanna Dupont-Inglis , Chair, The EU Bioeconomy Panel