Summer’s Highlight for BIOMODEL4REGIONS Consortium in Milan

August 25, 2023

At the beginning of the summer, the BIOMODEL4REGIONS consortium had the opportunity to meet in Milan. The meeting consisted of a summary of the first year and discussions on how to proceed. Some examples of what we discussed follow here. 

In terms of engaging stakeholders effectively, combining project activities with other non-project related activities can be a success factor. The importance of supporting environmentally friendly behavior has been discussed during workshops and interviews. The assignment to create a picture of what the landscape for current policy work, regarding bioeconomy, looks like was supplemented. This with an example how regions in Sweden, on behalf of the government office, define their obstacles and prerequisites. Lastly, the optimal way to communicate the project’s results was discussed. 

The meeting concluded with a tour of laboratories where recyclable materials are tested. It was a rewarding day, especially in terms of meeting all the pleasant and competent partners in the project. We are looking forward to continuing to work together.