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REGIONAL WAYS OF STIMULATING
THE BIOECONOMY – LODZKIE CASE STUDY
Witold Stępień,
Marshal of the Lodzkie Region
NATIONAL LEVEL
Bioeconomy
Strategy for
Strategy for related policies
Strategyare
of Energy
mentioned Sustainable
Innovation andin three integrated
Safety and
strategies, Development
Efficiency of the
Environment
which are included in the implementationof
ofAgriculture,
the
Economy
Rural Areas and
Fisheries
Medium-Term Strategy for the Development of the Country:
REGIONAL LEVEL
On 27th of August 2015 Regional Parliament
of Lodzkie Region established Lodzkie as the first
Bioregion in Poland.
It means that a plan to transform the Lodzkie
into one of the most innovative regions in Poland,
with sustainable bioeconomy as a strategic approach,
is becoming a fact.
REGIONAL LEVEL
Advanced building materials
Regional
Innovation Strategy
Power engineering,
including renewable
energy sources
Geothermal Unit in Uniejow
identifies
Modern textiles
and
fashion industry
(including design)
(LORIS2030)
Bio
Medicine,
pharmacy,
cosmetics
ADAMED
economy
key smart specialisations of the region:
Innovative agriculture
and food processing
MASPEX, POLINTEGRA, INCRI-BioM
IT and telecommunications
BOOSTING BIOECONOMY IN LODZKIE REGION
Examples of initiatives undertaken to boost bioeconomy development in Lodzkie:
Analysis
of the potential
of Lodzkie
Region
Strategy of
bioeconomy
development in
Lodzkie Region
BioNanoPark
- one of the best
equipped bionanotechnology
centers
in Europe
Polish
Technology
Platform
of Bioeconomy
(PPT BG)
ICRI-BioM
Project
– the H2020
“Teaming for
Excellence”
EUROPEAN DIMENSION OF THE ACTIVITIES OF LODZKIE REGION
Committee of the Region
First Vice-President of ENVE Commission Involvment in CoR
activities in the field of Bioeconomy
ERRIN Network
Member of the Management Board Bioeconomy Working Group
(brokerage sessions, events)
Vanguard Initiative
Participation in the group for Bioeconomy
ACR+
Boosting regional activates in a field of Circular Economy
EU Projects
(successful applications)
1. InnProBio - Forum for Bio-Based Innovation in Public
Procurement; H2020, University of Lodz
2. Innovative biotechnological solutions for the production of new
bakery functional foods, FP7, Lodz University of Technology
EU Projects
(new submissions)
1. Horizon 2020: Synergic Circular Economy across European
Regions (SCREEN)
2. Horizon 2020: BB-06-2016: The Regional Dimension of Biobased
Industries
3. Interreg Europe: Waste prevention, reuse and circular economy
(ReW4RD)
IV EUROPEAN BIOECONOMY CONGRESS
6 – 7 OCTOBER, 2016, LODZ
BIOREGIONS FORUM
Associated to the EUROPEAN BIOECONOMY CONGRESS LODZ 2016
• Knowledge Sharing Platform organizing workshops and conferences,
regional stakeholder meetings for training, education and transfer of
knowledge (with the European Bioeconomy Congress as the focal point)
• Networking of stakeholders at regional and macroregional levels and
initiating joint initiatives and projects
• Networking of R&D potential
• Synergies of ESIF with other instruments (S3 Platform, H2020, BBI JU, EIP
AGRI, Food4Future KIC)
• Initiating interregional “twinning” agreements aimed at knowledge
transfer, mutual learning
• Contributing to revision and development of bioeconomy strategies
Thank you for your attention…
Witold Stępień
Marshal of the Lodzkie Region

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