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Presentations – Second Bioeconomy Course 2017

Presentations – Second Bioeconomy Course 2017 – Programme with links including presentations and pictures day by day

Day 1 (May 22, 2017)

Introduction of the main ideas of bioeconomy – Theoretical lectures providing introduction to Bioeconomy from economic, political and environmental point of view


Day 2 (May 23, 2017)

Policy programs and support measures focused on Bioeconomy


  • Opening speech – Representatives of University – Assoc. Prof. Ing. Ladislav Rolínek, Ph.D. – dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia; Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Miloslav Lapka, CSc. – Vice-dean for Science and Reseach of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia

Strategy and support for Bioeconomy within EU – presentation of international experts

  • Strategy and practice of Bioeconomy in Italy – Prof. Fabio Fava – Italian representative in H2020 European Bioeconomy challenges and PPP BioBased Industry (BBI JU) & University of Bologna (Italy)
  • Bioeconomy in Poland – national and regional level – Monika Rzepecka – Counsellor to the Minister, Delegate to Project Committee Societal Challenge 2 (PC SC2) and Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR), Department of Innovation and Development, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Possibilities for Bioeconomy in Czech Republic and the South Bohemian Region

Representatives of Ministries of the Czech Republic and South Bohemian Region

Day 3 (May 24, 2017)

One – day excursion – Bioeconomy in practice



  • Pyrolysis of wooden chips – Svatý Jan nad Malší – Ing. Bc. Alexander Orosz – EVIKO, s. r. o. 

Day 4 (May 25, 2017)

Regional dimension of Bioeconomy


Afternoon program for students: Excursion to labs with an expert guide

  • Testing of bio-preparations for plant preservation and soil enrichment – Ing. Andrea Bohatá, Ph.D. –  Faculty of Agriculture, University of South Bohemia

Day 5 (May 26, 2017)

Analysis of the Bioeconomy product


Prof. Philippe Gay – Professor of Economy, Université Haute Alsace

The students will have to analyse the case of a new product based on Bioeconomy industry, and then have to define how to reassure the consumers on an innovative product even though such risks cannot be known, because the product bases itself on a new technology all the aspects of which are not known. The main topics would be marketing, risk management and ethics.

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