The next six months of BioEcon Project. This time was used very effectively. All goals set for this period have been reached. IUNG hired both the EraChairs holder as well as the three employees envisaged in the project. We have tightened up and established close co-operation with various stakeholder groups. We are actively promoting the bio-economy.
In this issue of the BioEcon newsletter, we would like to provide brief information about our project activities within the last six months of the project.
 
In this BoEcon newsletter issue, we would like to present an overview about the project and give a brief update on our project activities during the first 6 months of the project duration.
More information about the project BioEcon can be found on the project website:

http://biogospodarka.iung.pl/bioecon/

WP.1 Recruitment of ERA Chair
 

- Recruitment of an experienced researcher for the position of ERA Chair holder, in order to support the realisation of the project and the interdisciplinary strategy of IUNG.
dr Miguel Brandão
Life Cycle Assessment, land use assessment, land use change, carbon footprint
http://biogospodarka.iung.pl/bioecon/team/
New interdisciplinary Department of Bioeconomy and Systems Analysis was established, dr hab Rafał Pudełko was selected for the head of department.
 
Scope of activites:
  • collection and processing of statistical and spatial data relating to agriculture, energy (in the context of renewable energy sources) and nature protection,
  • construction of a geographical information system for research in the field of bio-economy,
  • creating interactive web applications for obtaining, modeling and dissemination of knowledge in the field of bio-economy,
  • research and development  of information decision support systems for prosumer model,
  • performing interdisciplinary research and system analysis,
  • development of deterministic and stochastic models of processes and phenomena.
The "HR Strategy for Researchers" supports research institutions and funding organisations in the implementation of “The European Charter for Researchers”  & “The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment for Researchers” in their policies and practices. The concrete implementation of the Charter & Code by research institutions will render them more attractive to researchers looking for a new employer or for a host for their research project. Funding organisations implementing the Charter & Code principles will contribute to the attractiveness of their national research systems and to the attractiveness of the European Research Area more generally. The award "HR Excellence in Research" will identify the institutions and organisations as providers and supporters of a stimulating and favourable working environment.
Since the adoption of the Commission Recommendation on the Charter & Code in 2005, over 1 200 institutions from 40 countries in Europe and abroad (and European/international organisations) have expressed their explicit support for the Charter & Code and 232 have obtained the Commission's "HR Excellence in Research" badge.

In March of 2016 The European Commission granted logo "HR Excellence in Research" for the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - National Research Institute in Pulawy.
WP 2. Brain gain
 

Three scientists have been recruited into the BioEcon project team. Offers for the position of experienced scientist, scientist and PhD student have been widely promoted. The contract was signed with the three best candidates.
dr. Lorie Hamelin
Life Cycle Assessment, Bioresources Optimization Strategies, Bioeconomy, Biogas, Biomethane, Renewable Energy Systems, Waste Management, Carbon Management, Land Use Changes
http://bioecon.iung.pulawy.pl/zespol-bioecon/83-dr-lorie-hamelin
dr Andrea Bartoli
Modelling multiple effects of energy policies thought simulative approaches (Partial Equilibrium models and mathematical optimization models) on the agricultural sector. Life Cycle Activity Analysis (LCAA), integration of Activity Analysis (AA) with the environmental Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology for policy analysis of the bioenergy sector.
http://bioecon.iung.pulawy.pl/zespol-bioecon/85-dr-andrea-bartoli
Rickard Almers
Life Cycle Assessment
WP 3. New interdisciplinary strategy development
 

Formulation of a new interdisciplinary strategy and preparation a plan for research and innovation ensuring development of bioeconomy in Poland.
WP 4. Regional support mobilization and development of a regional cluster forbioeconomy

 

The Initiation workshop took place in Puławy from 21st to 22nd June 2016 and gathered  155 participants, including representatives of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (2), Ministry of Science and Higher Education (1), Ministry of Economy (1), Regional Authorities (2), Business representatives (20), Research Institutes and Universities (113), Agricultural Advisory Centres, Lubelskie Farmers Chamber. During the workshop 26 oral presentations and 54 posters were presented. More info: http://bioecon.iung.pulawy.pl/en/aktualnosci-wydarzenia/68-international-conference-bioeconomy-in-agriculture
WP 5. Cooperation for excellence

Increasing the scientific excellence of the IUNG researchers and improvement of the procedures of innovation management. Trainings for the researchers will be carried out by the ERA Chair team. Numerous workshops, summer schools and conferences are planned to be organized.
WP 6. Widening of participation and concentration of resources
 
It will widen the participation of IUNG in the national and international projects with the aim to develop cooperation with research partners.
WP 7. Dissemination and exploitation
 
Increasing the visibility and dissemination of the project results as well as bioeconomy as a whole, and ensuring the sustainability of the results in the long term. Creation of a Platform that will store the knowledge gained at a national level, and enable conducting a direct dialogue with the stakeholders.

News and events

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The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE)

The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE)  4 - 6 July 2018, Innsbruck - Tyrol, Austria

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14th International Conference on Renewable Resourc ...

14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries  30-31 May & 1 June 2018, Ghent, Belgium

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Conference - Visions of bioeconomy and agricultura ...

25-26.09.2018 


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Dr Efstratios Loizou

New Scientist has joined a BioEcon Team

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Training Life Cycle Assessment - case study

Training Life Cycle Assessment - case study  13 - 16 February 2018, Puławy 


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Dr Kesheng Shu

 New Scientist has joined a BioEcon Team

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167th EAAE Seminar

European agriculture and transition to bio-economy, September 24-26, 2018 


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Dr Nosra Ben Fradj

 New Scientist has joined a BioEcon Team


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Meeting of the Visegrad Group (V4) representatives

Meeting of the Visegrad Group representatives (V4), 09.11.2017, Budapest, Hungary

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Training Multicriteria Decision Making

Training Multicriteria Decision Making  6 listopad 2017, Puławy 

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Potential for reducing emissions of greenhouse gas ...

Potential for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, ammonia and nitrates from agriculture – towards best practices On September 29, 2017 at ...

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Training on research commercialization

Training on research commercialization

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SimaPro crash course

SimaPro crash course 21 September 2017, Puławy 

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OPEN COMPETITION FOR THE FULL-TIME POSITIONS OF PH ...

OPEN COMPETITION FOR THE FULL-TIME POSITIONS OF PHD STUDENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOECONOMY AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS

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"Adaptation to climate change in agriculture"

PhD students and Young Scientists Conference "ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE"  25th anniversary of doctoral studies ...

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OPEN COMPETITION FOR THE FULL-TIME POSITIONS OF PO ...

THE DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT CULTIVATION – STATE RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN PULAWY   ANNOUNCES AN OPEN COMPETITION ...

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Science Conference

Potential for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, ammonia and nitrates from agriculture – towards best practices The aim of the ...


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Newsletter 4

Two years of the project have passed. Tasks are performed in the terms below, you will find detailed descriptions of each activity ...

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Danish-Polish Bioenergy day in Lublin

2017.05.30 Danish-Polish Bioenergy day in Lublin

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Low Altitude Remote Sensing Seminar

Low Altitude Remote Sensing Seminar  

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"How to use local potential and achieve energy ind ...

"How to use local potential and achieve energy independence the community."


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Newsletter 3


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Meeting on key smart specialization for Lublin reg ...

On 21 October 2016 in the Lublin Marshal Office was held a meeting on key smart specialization for Lublin region- bioeconomy.


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Meeting on the assumptions for the Bioeconomy Plat ...

On 11 August 2016 in the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation – State Research Institute a meeting was held on key assumptions for Bi ...


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Newsletter 2

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International Conference "BIOECONOMY IN AGRICULTUR ...

On 21-22.06.2016 in IUNG-PIB in Puławy took place International Conference "BIOECONOMY IN AGRICULTURE,” organized under the Honorary Patron ...


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Newsletter 1

The overall objective of BioEcon is to develop, extend and fully unlock the research potential of IUNG in accordance with the new global strategies ...


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BioEcon project contract was signed

BioEcon project contract was signed

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