Information & Communication Update

(September 2016 - September 2017)

 

  • Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • Koukios, E., “Innovation explosion catalysed by foresight – Results from an experiment”, European Journal of Futures Research, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp 1-5 (2016).
  • Koukios, E. et al., “Targeting sustainable bioeconomy: A new development strategy for Southern European countries – The Manifesto of the European Mezzogiorno”, Journal of Cleaner Production, accepted for publication (2017).

 

  • At least two more papers with project findings are in preparation (see Conference Papers below, 2017).

 

  • Books by Dedicated Publishers
  • Koukios, E., Mazurkiewicz, A., and Sacio-Szymańska, A. (Editors), The Emergence of Bio-Economy – Opportunities and Risks – A Forward-Looking Study, Monograph, Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Radom, Poland (work in progress, 2017).
  • Koukios, E., and Sacio-Szymańska, A. (Editors), Bioeconomy – The New Tsunami of Socio-Technical Change, Monograph, Springer, New York (invited - under negociation, 2017).

 

  • Oral Presentations in Relevant Fora
  • “Innovation explosion catalysed by foresight – Results from an experiment”, Future Engineering Conference, Starachowice (PL), 30 September 2016.
  • “The emergence of bio-economy: Opportunities vs. risks - A forward-looking study”, Seminar, Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Radom (PL), 21 October 2017.
  • “The sustainable EU bio-economy as an alternative low-carbon pathway - The case of Greece”, Towards2030 Dialogue & TRANSrisk Regional Workshop, Athens (GR), 25 October 2016.
  • “The BIO-TSUNAMI project: Results & discussion”, Study Visit in Puglia, Foggia (IT), 30 March 2017.
  • “Assessing the sustainability of biobased economy: Results from a technology foresight exercise”, 13th International Conf. on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries, Wroclaw (PL), 8 June 2017.
  • “Using foresight methods to assess the emergence of bioeconomy”, Futures of a Complex World Conference, Foresight Europe Network (FEN) Session, Turku (FI), 13 June 2017.
  • "Project Results on Polish Bioeconomy", Presentation and Discussion, Scenario Workshop, Radom (PL), 26 June 2017.

 

  • Links to Networks of Excellence
  • BEAWARE on Strategy to Raise the Bioeconomic Awareness of European Citizens
  • BE FORUM on Bioeconomy Development in Greece and the EU
  • CIMULACT on Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020
  • Circular Food on Building a Circular Bioeconomy Using Food Supply Chain Wastes
  • greenGain on Sustainable Energy from Landscape Conservation and Maintenance Biomass
  • MED-ALGAE on Production of Biodiesel from Algae in Mediterranean Countries
  • SATORI on Ethical Assessment of Research and Innovation
  • STAR on AgroEnergy and Bio-products for Regional Development
  • SUPER on Training Executives on Sustainability Management Issues
  • Towards2030 Dialogue on a Renewable Energies Policy Framework for 2030
  • TRANSrisk on Transition Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Policies

 

  • Other Impact
  • “Bioeconomy and biobased industries in Greece: Needs and opportunities”, Horizon 2020 and BBI JU Workshop on Opportunities for Jobs and Growth in the MED Region, Ecomondo, Rimini (IT), 10 November 2016 (Input to the national panelist, Dr. Electra Papadopoulou).
  • Cooperation with the Biotechnology Department, Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Radom (PL) on strategic research issues.

 

  • Research Proposals
  • COST Proposal on Circular Food Waste Utilisation Systems, December 2016.
  • Horizon 2020 Bioeconomy Proposal on Citizens Information, February 2017.
  • Marie Curie Actions Award Proposal on Contribution to a Better Society, March 2017.