The Italian Strategy on the Bioeconomy - Event in Rome

14 May 2019

BIOECONOMY Coordination - Conference

                                   

On May 14th 2019 the Conference "THE ITALIAN BIOECONOMY:  A REVISED STRATEGY AND NEW ROAD MAP FOR INTENSIFYING ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH OF THE COUNTRY" will take place in Rome at the Sala Polifunzionale of the Presidency of Council of Ministers.

During the Meeting, organized on the initiative of Hon. Giancarlo Giorgetti, Secretary of State at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Prof. Andrea Lenzi, President of the Italian National Committee for Biosafety, Biotechnologies and Sciences of Life, the Italian strategy on the Bioeconomy, and the new programme of implementation

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The Programme 

HIGH LEVEL EVENT

THE ITALIAN BIOECONOMY:  A REVISED STRATEGY AND NEW ROAD MAP FOR INTENSIFYING ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH OF THE COUNTRY

Presidency of Council of Ministers, “Sala Polifunzionale”, Via Santa Maria in Via, 37. Rome.

May 14th, 10.00-13.00

Draft Programme

Facilitator/Chair: Andrea Lenzi, President of National Committee on Biosafety, Biotechnology and Life Sciences

10.00 Introductory session *

10.10 Hon. Giancarlo Giorgetti, Secretary of State: “A revised Bioeconomy strategy and a dedicated national task force for a more effective, interconnected and sustainable growth of Bioeconomy sectors in Italy

10.25 Hon. Ministers and Deputy Ministers from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Tourism; Ministry of Education, University and Research; Ministry for the Economical Development; and Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea

11.05 Hon. Girolamo TURANO, Vice President of XI Committee of Italian Regions: “The view of Regions

Technical session**

11.20 Fabio Fava, on behalf of the national taskforce on Bioeconomy. “The revised Italian Bioeconomy strategy: main objectives and priorities, and road map

11.40 Comments and suggestions from the EU:

  • Giovanni De Santi, European Commission, DG JRC, Director of Sustainable Resources
  • Waldemar Kütt, European Commission, DG RTD, Bioeconomy Directorate, Head of Strategy Unit
  • Philippe Mengal, executive Director of Bio-based Industry Joint Undertaking (BBI)

12.15 Comments and suggestions from Presidents of National Technological Clusters and in particular:

  • Giulia Gregori, Novamont SpA, General Secretary of the National Technology Cluster Green Chemistry SPRING
  • Paolo Bonaretti, ART – ER Attrattività Ricerca Territorio, Vice President of the National Technology Cluster Agrifood CL.A.N.
  • Emilio Fortunato Campana, CNR, President of the scientific Committee of the National Technology Cluster BlueGrowth BIG

12.50 General discussion

13.15 Conclusions.

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