Policy Levers in the Bioeconomy

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Policy insights arising from the National Bioeconomy Forum with which to promote the Irish Bioeconomy. In conjunction with Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2021, BiOrbic Bioeconomy Research Centre is delighted to host this session with Professor Cathal O Donoghue, an expert in public and social policy at NUI Galway . This event will explore the policy landscape […]

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The Plastic Problem: An Irish Perspective for a Global Challenge

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How can we deal with the plastic pollution in the environment and ensure that future needs are met more sustainably? Plastics have been detected in nearly every ecosystem in the world. They poison wildlife, make their way into the food chain to affect human health and yet we seem unable to move away from our […]

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BiaSol Brew Flour bioeconomy product

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A discussion with Biasol, showcasing of homegrown Irish bioeconomy innovation through their company and their product, Brew Flour. In conjunction with Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2021, BiOrbic Bioeconomy Research Centre is delighted to host this session with Niamh and Ruairi from Biasol, a home-grown Irish food start-up that is the perfect example of an innovator in […]

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Circular Bioeconomy Innovation Exchange: Spotlight on Innovators in Agriculture

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The Circular Bioeconomy Cluster South-West Cluster and AgriTech Ireland Cluster are coming together to host an online event to shine a light on companies and leaders who are harnessing technology and innovation to address complex sustainability challenges in agriculture and in tandem building innovative bio-based products, businesses and value chains. In Ireland, we know that […]

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Nature’s Secret Circus

Golden Strand beach, Achill Island

Nature’s Secret Circus environmental circus workshops in the landscape, encouraging rural children to see the worth of, respect and respond to their local landscape.

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SME Businesses Developing Biobased Products

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This event will showcase innovative companies who are producing biobased products. We’ll hear from Woolcool which produces packaging from sheep’s wool, Heaxafly which farm black solder flies, Celignis which will talk about the blue economy using seaweed and Meade Potato which have developed the first starch plant from waste potatoes.   Commercialising a Natural Material […]

The Signpost Series: Biorefinery Glas and the potential of the bioeconomy to transform grassland agriculture in Ireland

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As part of the weekly online Signpost Series, Prof James Gaffey of Muster Technological University alongside Prof Johan Sanders of GRASSA and Wageningen University and Research, and Mr Xavier Dubuisson of XD Consulting will discuss outcomes of the Biorefinery Glas, a European funded Agricultural European Innovation Partnership. Focusing on potential of the bioeconomy to transform […]

Origin Green – How can the bioeconomy support the Pathways to Net Zero initiative?

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Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme, has published new procedures and guidelines that put carbon emission targets on a mandatory footing for food and drink manufacturers as the sector seeks to accelerate its contribution to the Programme for Government’s aim of carbon neutrality by 2050. This marks a significant shift for the […]

Bioeconomy – The Blue Perspective

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Launch of a new event series run by Marine Innovation Development Centre, Údarás na Gaeltachta and the Marine Institute. This is an informative event outlining what the blue bioeconomy is, showcasing the relevant supports available within the blue bioeconomy and an overview of projects and businesses operating within the blue bioeconomy. For more information and […]

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Blue Bioeconomy Showcase

A showcase of Irish sustainable bioproducts made from marine resources  The Circular Bioeconomy Cluster South-West Cluster, FANBEST Project and BiOrbic are coming together to shine a light on the role of innovators using marine based materials to create sustainable bioproducts ready for market. Organised in partnership with FanBest, Circular Bioeconomy Research Group and Biorbic. Hear […]

Financing the Bioeconomy

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Financing the bioeconomy is always a new challenge. This event will outline the help available to assist in navigating the pathway across the difficult valley from ‘Research to Business funding’. We will also hear about sources of funding from the European Circular BioEconomy €250 million Fund.   MPowerBIO Empowers Clusters to Bring SMEs Across the […]

BiOrbic’s Rubbish Ramble!

sean moore park Sean Moore Park, Dublin

BiOrbic invites you to join us on Saturday to a 'plogging' event. What? Plogging is where you jog or walk through the city, picking up litter as you go. On Saturday we will have two teams: Jogging Team Lead: Tanja Narancic Walking Team Lead: Burcu Akkoyunlu Each team will walk or jog for one hour […]