Agrimax - a BBI-JU project - has launched an online survey on bio-based products for food and packaging....
Rural Bioeconomy Portal
“The bioeconomy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy” (European Commission, DG Research and Innovation). Innovative and resource-efficient bioeconomy can offer economic opportunities to producers and enterprises in rural areas while preserving biodiversity and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
This portal forms part of the work of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Mainstreaming the Bioeconomy’ and focuses on the challenges and opportunities for bioeconomy in rural areas. Use the buttons below to explore the portal's contents and share your experience.
The project was set up to examine the most profitable and innovative solutions for managing the manure produced in some Spanish cattle farms.
BEACON: Bioeconomy Research Centre (Ireland) offers a four-year PhD studentship on the topic 'Social acceptance of the bioeconomy', commencing on 1 September 2019.
A farm producing livestock and arable crops used EAFRD funding to set up a cooperation project with a research company to improve its soil conditions and thus its long-term sustainability.