Fiona Scott-Hayward presented during Bioeconomy Week 2023 the BIObec project. Bioeconomy Ireland Week, held annually in October, is a crucial platform for highlighting and raising awareness about Ireland’s impressive bioeconomy growth. Fiona’s presentation showcased the innovative strides and unwavering dedication driving this sector in Ireland, promising a bright and sustainable future.
This online presentation emphasized the opportunities within the Irish Bioeconomy and the necessary skills for industry growth. The event was a collaborative effort involving the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, ICOS Skillnet, CAP-NETWORK, and the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group (CIRCBIO) at Munster Technological University.
The BIObec Project also examined the establishment of six regional biobased education centres across Europe. Additionally, the Irish government published its first national Bioeconomy Action Plan during Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2023, featuring a key action to develop a shared approach to Natural Capital Accounting. For further in-depth information, the complete article can be accessed via the following link.