Go for Grass – Exploiting grassland potential in the EU Circular economy

Grassland and green shrubs cover 21% of the total surface area of the EU-28 and as such are a key element of the regions’ landscape and biodiversity. Today, grass as a resource remains underutilised. It is often left to decay after mowing and thus incurs costs and fails to capitalise on the potential benefits available […]

Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy

To mark Bioeconomy Week Ireland 2020, we’re pleased to invite you to the EPA’s Green Enterprise: Innovating for a Circular Economy* webinar where we will share the findings of the following three bioeconomy projects:   SymbioBeer Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) facilitated an Industrial Symbiosis innovation demonstration pilot between St Mel’s Brewery and Panelto Food called SymbioBeer. Waste bread was utilised […]

Scoping a Seaweed Biorefinery Concept for Ireland

As part of Bio-Economy Week Ireland 2020, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, invites you to attend a webinar on Friday 23 October to launch its bio-refinery report, ‘Scoping a seaweed bio-refinery concept for Ireland’. The event is being chaired by David Millard (BIM) and speakers include co-authors of the report Sarah Hotchkiss and […]