Bioeconomy forest workshop brussels

FTP Workshop on the Wood-­based Bioeconomy, Brussels

Monday, September 30, 2013

The forest‐based sector’s increasingly important role in the future bio-economy will include providing renewable and green energy solutions and by multiplying the use of wood in carbon-positive housing and furnishings. The sector will help to replace petroleum‐based plastics and contribute to clean water technologies, intelligent communication media, novel medicines, healthy food ingredients, as well as environmentally-friendly, wood‐based alternatives to synthetic fibres and cotton for the production of textiles. FTP, in conjunction with the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bio-based Economy (EFIB), is organizing a pre‐conference workshop dedicated to the wood-‐based bioeconomy.

Focus will be on market potential, business opportunities and new product innovations for the wider industry.

For further information please contact Jeanine Ringman-Beck, Communications Officer

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jrb@forestplatform.org,

Tel. +32 (0)2 39 2308.

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Last updated: 24.9.2013