European Policy makers rate the EUBCE of being highly relevant for the current European political agenda. Economic Recovery and Climate policy are both top priorities for them, and this years EUBCE has been dedicated to it.
Philippe Mauguin, INRAE President, e-EUBCE General Chair, introduces the new virtual EUBCE, underlining the challenge that we have to face after COVID-19 to safeguard environment and society, putting in the centre of the debate the issue of the sustainability of the bioeconomy. See his message.
Maria Gracia Carvalho, former Minister of Energy and now Member of the European Parliament welcomed the conference -which she was chairing last year- as a wonderful contribution for creating the vision for a real Green Deal by integrating the first time the aspects of Bioeconomy in the conference. See how she explains how this helps the economic recovery and the social wellbeing in Europe.
Claudes Turmes, Minister for Energy of Luxembourg has chosen to record his videomessage close to a forest, underlining how important the bio-economy is for the European Citizen. He places bioeconomy as a cornerstone for making Europe more resilient and points how the climate urgency requires us to not loose time. See his visions.