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20 January 2017

The annual event organised by the CommBeBiz project to take place in London

The CommBeBiz project will hold its annual event in London from 21-22 February. The conference “Bioeconomy Impact 2017 – The journey to innovation”, funded by the European Union, aims to challenge, support and inform researchers on their quest to innovate in the commercial, social and policy arenas.

The first day will be an introductory session with a keynote on the implications of Brexit for UK & EU collaboration, and a workshop on how to create effective websites and social media for researchers. The morning of the second day there will be top tips workshops on topics such as how to protect innovation, ideas for bioeconomy-related projects, and responsible research and innovation, among others. After that, project representatives attending the event will have the opportunity to pitch their projects in front of the audience and an expert panel.

During the afternoon, Tim Benton, professor of Population Ecology, will address the links between bioeconomy and sustainability. The winners of the Bioeconomy Photo Competition and the Awards & Academy Prize will be announced.

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