Linking BioBased Industry Value Chains Across the Alpine Region

AlpLinkBioEco Final Conference- Creating Biobased Value in the Alpine Space

The Final event was held onine on 31st March 2021 and shed light on the main results of the Project: the Value Chain Generator tool, significative pilot experiences developed by Project Partners exploiting this software and the Masterplan for a Joint Bioeconomy Strategy were also discussed by prominent stakeholders. More than 160 people attended. 

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9.00 Opening Session

          Moderator Andrea Cabrini,  Managing Editor, ClassCnbc

9.15  Welcome Adresses

          Councillor Raffaele Cattaneo, Minister of Environment and Climate, Lombardy Region

          Alvise Biffi, President of Piccola Industria, Confindustria Lombardia

         Jacques Bersier, Deputy Director HES-SO//FR HEIA-FR, School of Engineering and Architecture  of  Fribourg

9.45   Keynote Speech

         Christian Patermann, Director, ret. European Commission, Member Advisory Board AlpLinkBioEco

10.15   AlpLinkBioEco: Creating BioBased Value in the Alpine Space

The Value Chain Generator

  Michael Keller, Lead Partner, HES-SO//FR HEIA-FR, School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg

        Andreas Fischer,  Professor of Computer Science, Institute for Complex Systems (iCoSys), School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg
Panel - Pilot Experience from the Project
Dorian Wessely,  Project Manager, Cleantech Cluster, Business Upper Austria

Manuela Romagnoli, Full Professor Wood Technology and Harvesting, Centro di Studi Alpino and Dep. of Innovation in Biology, Agrifood and Forestry - University of Tuscia.

     Udo Eckloff, Specialist in Plastics, Technologiezentrum Horb/INNONET Kunststoff

Patricia Guiraudie, Director, Novachim

AlpLinkBioEco Achievements

Diego Bosco, President of the Lombardy Green Chemistry Association

Masterplan – A Joint Bioeconomy Strategy
for the Alpine Space
Prof. Dr. Ralf Kindervater, CEO of BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg, Honorary professor in the Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Member of the German Bioeconomy Council and the Council on sustainable bioeconomy of Baden-Württemberg
12.30   Concluding Remarks
Rudolf Koopmans, Director, Plastics Innovation Competence Center,
HES-SO//FR HEIA-FR, School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg