wednesday 1st july 2015
Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation met Catia Bastioli to talk about bioeconomy and innovation in Europe
Novara, 1 July 2015 - Yesterday Catia Bastioli met in Brussels Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, to discuss developments and opportunities of bioeconomy in Europe.
"Innovating for Sustainable Growth: a Bioeconomy for Europe" is the strategy that the European Commission has adopted to shift the European economy towards greater and more sustainable use of renewable resources. It provides an action plan based on cross-sectoral and inter-disciplinary approach to the issue in order to create a more innovative and low-emissions economy, reconciling demands for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food security, and the sustainable use of renewable biological resources for industrial purposes, while ensuring biodiversity and environmental protection.
Novamont bioeconomy model understood as territorial regeneration, goes beyond the use of renewable raw materials. This means starting with local areas and through continuous innovation revitalize sites in crisis, generate new products, new sectors and new jobs.
Watch the gallery on the European Commission website.