Conference Notes EU Events

European Commission, European Environment Agency and EU Universities on BioEconomy, LCA and Bioplastics

The following presentations were given during a Bioeconomy Conference in Brussels in June 2018

The conference served as a platform to present and discuss the considerations emerging from the study “Bioeconomy: Support to Policy for Research and Innovation”.

The overall objective of the study Bioeconomy: Support to Policy for Research and Innovation is to provide a range of new information and analyses on three distinct but related topics comprising:

  • Full Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of case studies comparing bio-based with fossil based products
  • EU  success stories, with insights on the bio-based sector and the investment potential it offers
  • Top emerging bio-based products, their properties and industrial applications

PRESENTATIONS

  • European Environment Agency

The circular economy and the bioeconomy – Partners in sustainability

  • Utrecht University

Life Cycle Assessments of seven innovative bio-based products

  • European Commission

Plastics LCA – challenges and knowledge gaps

  • University of Bologna

Top emerging bio-based products, their properties and industrial applications

RELATED LINK ON THE CONFERENCE