European Commission
Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
TOBE 2014 – 3rd BioEconomy Stakeholders' Conference

BioEconomy Stakeholders' Conference

"From sectors to system, from concept to reality"

FACCE-JPI Governing Board meeting & SCAR meeting “What are the barriers for a growing bioeconomy?”

  1. FACCE-JPI Governing Board meeting
    (RESTRICTED to JPI FACCE Governing Board members)
  2. Workshop from the Strategic working group under SCAR on sustainable bio resources for a growing bio economy: What are the barriers for a growing bioeconomy?
    (OPEN to all interested Bioeconomy conference participants)
  1. FACCE-JPI Secretariat (contacts: Heather McKhann:; Sophie Malbreil:
  2. SCAR, Jan van Esch (Netherlands), Corinne Bitaud (France) Contact: Corinne Bitaud:
Expected End Users/Attendees
  1. Closed event FACCE-JPI: Governing Board members, Secretariat, invited experts
  2. Open event SCAR-SWG: Market actors in bioeconomy fields
Venue, date and time The conference venue – 7th October

  1. FACCE-JPI Governing Board meeting: 8:45 – 16:30
  2. SCAR meeting: 16:30 – 18:00
Concept and Objectives
  1. The FACCE-JPI Governing Board (GB) meets three times per year to discuss ongoing FACCE issues and to make decisions on them
  2. The Workshop from the Strategic working group under SCAR on sustainable bio resources for a growing bio economy is a dedicated workshop with relevant market actors for elaborating some flagship proposals to support positive effects, reduce usual negative ones (including unintended effects), and improve the acceptance of regulation by the stakeholders.


FACCE-JPI Governing Board meeting: preliminary programme

8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee
9:00-9:15 1) Welcome speech F. Fava    
9:15-9:35 Welcome from Chair

2) Agenda

3) Conclusions of the last GB meeting

N. Gøtke






9:35-10:00 4) 2014 Implementation Plan status 

Summary of progress

M. Montedoro


Information and discusssion  
10:00-10:30 5) 2015 Implementation Plan ‘A. Wijering


For discussion and identification of GB members to lead actions  
10:30-11:00 Coffee break      
11:00-12.00 6) FACCE and the bioeconomy: scientific point of view (+biotechnologies) + Members States’ point of view M. Gill/ J.F. Soussana

N. Gøtke

12:00-12:30 7) Update from SAB and StAB M. Gill/ J.F. Soussana , M. Schlütter Information  
12:30-13:15 8) Response to IDDRI H. McKhann Discussion and

proposal  for working groups

13:15-14:15 Lunch break      
14:15-14:30 9) Update of the SRA G. Pastori Information  
14:30-15:30 10) Topics for Horizon 2020 WP 2016-2017 and process for next FACCE-JPI  IP H. McKhann Discussion  and adoption  
15:30-15:40 11) Update on MACSUR


 N. Gøtke Information  
15:40-16:00 12) Participation in EXPO 2015 N. Gøtke Information  
16:00-16:15 13) Dates, format and location for 2015 GB meeting N. Gøtke Adoption  
16:15-16:30 14) Any other business N. Gøtke Discussion  

Workshop “What are the barriers for a growing bioeconomy?”: preliminary programme

2 hours workshop on policy instruments in the bioeconomy, as input for the working plan of the Strategic working group under SCAR.

16:30 Welcome, introduction of the topic “What are the barriers for a growing bioeconomy?” Mr. Jan van Esch
16:40 Presentation of method and focus themes Ms. Päivi Pelli (University of Eastern Finland)
16:45 4 focus themes Ms. Liisa Saarenmaa, Mr. Juan Carrasco, Mr. Stefan Rauschen, Mr. Jan van Esch
18:00 Conclusion


Ms. Päivi Pelli