Online Workshop: Bioeconomy Policies in the EU

Many of the relevant decisions on political support and regulation of the bioeconomy are taken at EU level. With an online workshop on October 6th at 10:00 am to 12.15 pm, the German NGO Working Group on Bioeconomy aims to inform environmental NGOs from Germany and abroad as well as the interested public about recent developments within bioeconomy politics of the European Union.

With inputs from EU experts, participants learn and discuss about implications of the European Green Deal as well as recent decisions on the EU Budget 2021-2027 and Horizon Europe and their consequences for the further development of the bioeconomy.


Peter Gerhardt, denkhausbremen / German NGO Working Group on Bioeconomy: Welcome

Luke Edwards, BirdLife Europe:
Consequences of recent EU financial decisions for bioeconomy policies

Roman Brenne, European Commission, DG Innovation & Research: State of EU bioeconomy policies: The Commission’s perspective

Linde Zuidema, FERN: Reflecting the needs to achieve a sustainable bioeconomy in the EU

Martin Pigeon, Corporate Europe Observatory:
How biotech industry influences EU policies on bioeconomy

Questions and Discussion

Peter Gerhardt: Conclusions

Facilitator: Jonas Daldrup, denkhausbremen

To register please write a short e-mail to
You will receive a link to the event at October 5th.

Download a detailed pdf-version of the agenda: workshop program.