Barbara newsletter issue 3


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The emerging bioeconomy is moving from the research niche to market norm and Europe needs to maintain its current global leadership. The High Level Bioeconomy conference, organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, focus on the need to have a sustainable and circular bioeconomy to enhance the transition in a changed EU policy context and towards a new environmental, social and economic reality.

The main regional news media provider and newspaper "HERALDO" has selected Project BARBARA as finalist in the fourth edition of the Third Millennium Awards, an event whose objective is to recognize the work of people, centers and research groups, institutions and companies in Aragon. The project opts to the award in the category of "Research and Future". The price is awarded to the most prestigious projects combining research, divulgation and innovation.

The Belgian TV "Vedia" used the opportunity during the 3rd Consortium meeting at the premises in CELABOR to perform a full coverage review on the local TV channel and their on-line platforms.

Tuesday, 20 November, 2018 to Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

The 3rd consortium meeting in the Barbara project took place this November 20-21st at the premises of CELABOR (Herve, Belgium), key partner in the up-scaling of products from work packages 1 and 2. All partners were gathered in this event, as to put together the results so far and plan for the future of the project, at this mid-stage of the life span of project Barbara.

The problems rising from food and agricultural waste are a public concern on the national and European level, based on a rising economic and environmental impact and the pursuit of a bio-based economy.