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Tue, 24 Oct



Circular Bioeconomy Day

Circular Bioeconomy Day
Circular Bioeconomy Day

Time & Location

24 Oct, 09:30 – 15:00

Warszawa, Targowa 56, 03-733 Warszawa, Poland

About the event

The second day of Circular Week 2023, dedicated Circular Bioeconomy.

VENUE: Centrum Kreatywności Targowa

9:30 – 11.30  | Session 1. Opening session Systemic ecosystem for circular bioeconomy development national bioeconomy strategies

Discussion among UE Policymakers, Regional government representatives,  local administration, business, NGO and academia about circular bioeconomy strategies  and its role in circular economy transformation.

Introductory presentations:

  1. Tomasz Calikowski, PhD, European Commission, Policy Officer, Research & Innovation, Healthy Planet, Circular Economy and Biobased Systems
  2. Laurent Bleuze Copa Cogeca,
  3. “Valorization of Industrial Waste: Opportunities and Challenges”, dr Vignesh Kumaravel International Centre for Research on Innovative Bio-based Materials
  4. “How the BIOEASTsUP Project Shapes the Future of Polish Bioeconomy” - dr hab. Jerzy Kozyra Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG),

Moderation: Agnieszka Sznyk

Panel discussion:

  1. Polish Ministry of Agriculture,
  2. Andrzej Grzyb, Member of Parliament,
  3. National Bioeconomy Strategy, the German Federal Government Representatives,
  4. Laurent Bleuze, Copa Cogeca,
  5. Tomasz Calikowski, PhD, European Commission, Policy Officer, Research & Innovation, Healthy Planet, Circular Economy and Biobased Systems,
  6. Małgorzata Bojańczyk Sustainable Agriculture and Food in Poland,
  7. Antony Buchan - Head of Local Authority Support, ReLondon.

11.30 - 11.45 Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00  |  Session 2. Circular Food Hub to tackle food waste in the cities, plant based product development.

Panel  discussion followed by the workshop

Development of food hubs integrate circularity and food loss and waste prevention. It need collaboration between local communities business and municipalities in the local neighborhood.

Introductory presentations:

Ewa Rzeszowska EIT FOOD

  1. The role of education on Food Circularity” - Simona Grande, Università di Torino
  2. 'How to best collect biowaste from households' - Theresa Mörsen (online)
  3. Food Trails project - Natalia Boitot, International Projects Officer of the City of Warsaw,
  4. Engaging stakeholders for the circular urban bioeconomy and replicating good practices HOOP project
  5. Green House Utrecht (tbc)
  6. Filip Lundin Sopköket,

13:00 – 14.00  | Lunch with life cooking 

  • Filip Lundin, Sopköket
  • Michał Godyń, Embassy of Sweden

14.00 – 15.00  | Session 3. Industrial symbiosis – biowaste and biomass as a source of energy, textiles, construction material, packaging

Potato, carrot and banana peels are true resources. The compost they make can replace chemical fertilizers and climate-damaging peat. Biogas generated from biowaste can substitute fossil fuels in the production of electricity and heating. it protects our climate, and stands for careful stewardship of our resources. During the session we will discuss new technology and potentials for its scaling up

Introductory presentation:

  • Armin Winter Alchemia - Nova 
  • Simone Maccaferri, Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) 
  • ”Recovery of bioenergy from industrial meat wastes” in the framework of the AccelWater project”, Lidia Paredes, BETA Technological Center (UVic-UCC).

Power speech

  1. EcoBean - Kacper Kossowski
  2. Protix
  3. Surpluss - Peter Borland

Registration: Bioeconomy Day

The aim of Circular Week is to promote the concept of a closed-loop economy, support sustainable business models, and foster collaboration among stakeholders. The event will give the unique chance of  business matchmaking and networking for both Polish and international participants.

Join us to work together for sustainable development and efficient resource utilization.

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