Transition2BIO

Support the TRANSITION towards the BIOeconomy for a more sustainable future through communication, education and public engagement

Abstract

Transition2BIO will built upon the most relevant communication and education EU funded projects and initiatives to contribute to the implementation of the updated 2018 EU Bioeconomy Strategy and promote the transition towards a more sustainable production, consumption and lifestyle by implementing an integrated package of activities addressing a wide range of target stakeholders, namely: DEMAND SIDE; SUPPLY SIDE; MULTIPLIERS and SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT. The project will: •Valorize and exploit sectoral communication tools and activities developed at national, regional and local level by EU funded bioeconomy projects and other relevant initiatives •Raise awareness on bioeconomy at large and the related environmental and socio-economic impacts for European citizens through communication activities •Contribute to the transition towards a more sustainable production, consumption and lifestyles through engagement and education activities •Contribute to the deployment of the regional bioeconomy strategies by providing Member States and Regions with methodologies, mentoring, capacity building, tools and materials to raise awareness and communicate bioeconomy (contributing to action 2.3 of updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy) •Facilitate the identification of the educational and training needs towards the creation of an innovation ecosystem for bioeconomy (contributing to action 2.4 of updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy) •Strengthen the European Bioeconomy Network to maximize the collaboration among and impacts of EU-funded projects in bioeconomy (contributing to action 2.3 of updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy) Transition2BIO is promoted by the founders of the European Bioeconomy Network, an alliance of 57 projects and initiatives promoting Bioeconomy. The project partners are involved in the most relevant communication and education EU funded projects (BIOVOICES, BLOOM, SHERPA, BE-Rural, Biobridges, LIFT, NEXTFOOD, BoostEdu, etc) and initiatives like the European Bioeconomy University.

Project details

Unibo Team Leader: Davide Viaggi

Unibo involved Department/s:
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari

Coordinator:
Apre Ag.Promoz.Ric.Europea C/O Murst(Italy)

Other Participants:
Pedal Consulting Sro (Slovak Republic)
Fva Sas Di Louis Ferrini & C. (Italy)
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - Università di Bologna (Italy)
Globaz, S.A. (Portugal)
Biocom Ag (Germany)
Q-Plan International Advisors Epe (Greece)
ZENTRUM FUR SOZIALE INNOVATION Gmbh (Austria)

Total Eu Contribution: Euro (EUR) 999.031,25
Project Duration in months: 24
Start Date: 01/01/2021
End Date: 31/12/2022

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Responsible consumption and production This project contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

UE flag This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000539