Forest bioeconomy is one of the main topics of the EFIMED newsletter this October. The autumn season has begun with many initiatives linking non-wood forest products, with new business models, the development of new technologies and an approach that looks towards forest bioeconomy as a key player in the green transition of EU countries and regional economies.
The European Forest Institute and the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) have strengthened their collaboration, with the aim of supporting a science-informed dialogue and actions to advance a sustainable bioeconomy in Europe.
Regional action towards a circular bioeconomy took the spotlight at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities.
EFI’s Bioregions Facility organised an interactive online session on 20 October which explored how three regions are developing and implementing transformative roadmaps towards a circular bioeconomy.
EFI is seeking a senior professional with leadership, policy support and international research experience to coordinate EFI’s Policy Support Facility.
The Assistant Director’s main areas of responsibility will be: