BIOSWITCH final event


BIOSWITCH: encouraging brand owners to switch to biobased

About this event

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome & Introduction – Jeisel Goyanes SIE

10:05 – 10:15 Project overview – Anna Tenhunen-Lunkka CLIC

  • How is the BIOSWITCH-project encouraging and supporting brand owners to shift to bio-based alternatives?

10: 15 -10:55 Session 1: The role of brand owners and consumers in shaping a bio-based transition for Europe – Emily Marsh MTU

  • Understanding brand owner perspectives on making the transition to bio-based alternatives and supporting incentive measures.
  • Consumer acceptance and demand for bio-based products
  • Q&A

10:55 -11:30 Session 2: Concrete tools to support brand owners in the shift from fossil-based to bio-based approaches

  • Overview of the BIOSWITCH Toolbox – John Vos BTG
  • How can regions benefit from the BIOSWITCH Toolbox? Results from regional assessments in Finland, Denmark, Flanders (Belgium), and Andalusia (Spain) - Carmen Ronchel CTA
  • Q&A

11:30-12.25 Session 3: How do you build and strengthen bio-based value chains?

  • Matchmaking events as an effective way of identifying new suppliers, buyers and partners for collaborative research and development projects – Thorkild Frandsen FBCD
  • How do you find solutions providers for gaps in your bio-based value chain: the case of Alpro - Emma Sidgwick FF
  • Expert panel discussion: Insights and experiences of finding partnerships and building value chains
  • Q&A

12:25-12:30 Q&A and Wrap up

12:30-13:30 Lunch break


13 :30-13 :50 Review training programme – Marta Macías CTA

13 :50-13:55 Launch poll discussion

13:55-14.00 Self-assessment tool - Jeisel Goyanes SIE

14:00-14:15 BIOSWITCH Sustainability assessment tool – Tiina Vainio-Kaila VTT

14:15-14:25 BIOSWITCH Build me the value chain – Marta Macías CTA

14 :25-14 :30 Q&A Wrap up

Location and date

Virtual Event

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