Forum Sessions hosted by the Governing Body of the Co-operative Research Programme at its annual meetings. The Governing Body of the Co-operative Research Programme hosted a forum on "Circular/Bio-economy in the Agri-food Sector"at its annual meeting on 30 November 2018.
The programme for this forum was as follows:
- An overview of STI's Work on Bio-economy - Mr. Jim Philp, OECD, Science, Technology and Innovation Directorate (STI)
- The Circular Bio-economy in Agriculture and Forestry - Dr. Ben Allen, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), United Kingdom
- EU Research and Innovation for a Circular Agriculture - Mr. Fabio Cossu, European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, Belgium
- Sustainability: a Key Concept in the Development of the Agri-food Based Bio-economy - Dr. Fionnuala Murphy, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland