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Bioeconomy 2017


European workshop on bioeconomy - June 28-29th 2017, Paris

All videos of the European Workshop on Bioeconomy that occurred from June 28 to 29th, at AgroParisTech, are made available by streaming by INRA at: Videos in English.

June 28th

Chairpersons : Monique Axelos, Michel Beckert


Jean-Marc Bournigal (President IRSTEA)

Philippe Vinçon (DGER, Ministry Agriculture and Food)

0.0- Presentation of the workshop

Paul Colonna (Scientific Comittee)

1- Gathering, overcome sectors and co-build a system approach

1.1- A system is more than the addition of sectors. Case of food systems.

Henk Westhoek (PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency)

1.2- Foresight exercice AgrimondeTerra at world scale

Hervé Guyomard (INRA)

1.3- Foresight exercice Negawatt at France scale

Christian Couturier (Solagro)

1.4- What are the relationships between the design of cropping systems and the biomass requirements needed to meet the objectives of the bioeconomy ? Interplay with agroecology.

Antoine Messean, Marie-Hélène Jeuffroy, Chantal Loyce (INRA)

1.5- In a market economy, how is implemented the priority « Food first »?

Sébastien Treyer (IDRI)

1.6- From sustainable diets to sustainable food systems: putting nutrition at the heart.

Nicole Darmon (JRU Moisa Montpellier SupAgro, INRA and CIHEAM-IAM)

Round table : Which society for tomorrow ?

Dominique Dron (Ministère de l'économie et des finances, Conseil général de l'économie)

And two representatives of youth panel

Chairpersons : Jean-Marc Callois, Paul Colonna

1.7- The French Bioeconomy Strategy.

Julien Dugué (Ministry of Agriculture)

2-Accompanying players on the paths of transition

2.1- A shift from sustainable development to transition to sustainability ?

Nicolas Buclet (University Grenoble Alpes)

2.2- EIP Agriculture, Focus Group 20: Sustainable Mobilisation of Forest Biomass – SMFB in Europe

Andreas Kleinschmit (Institute of Technology for Forest-based and Furniture Sectors)

Note : results of this presentation are submitted for publication elsewhere. Contact the author for more informations.

2.3- Which plant innovations to ensure transition in bioeconomy ?

Carole Caranta & Norbert Rolland (INRA)

Chairpersons : Julien Dugue, Catherine Esnouf

2.4- What will be the contributions of digital agriculture to the transition to bioeconomy?

Véronique Bellon-Maurel (IRSTEA)

2.5- Industrial biotechnology: progress and future RDI needs

Sophie Duquesne and Michael O’Donohue (INRA and INSA-Toulouse)

2.6- What education and training are needed to support this transition ?

Gilles Trystram (AgroParisTech)

Round table: balance between technology-push and society-driven innovations ?

Elisabeth Verges (Ministry Higher Education, Research and Innovation)

And two representatives of youth panel

June 29th

Chairpersons : Jean-Marc Callois, Egizio Valceschini

3- Identify, organize and add value to the relevant scales of the territory

3.1- Project MELISSA : an ultimate bio economy system with a complete circular economy of water and part of organic materials, within an open energy system.

Christophe Lasseur (European Space Agency, NL)

3.2- Increasing the license to operate in forestry and overcoming conflicts of representations with new narrative options.

Jean-François Dhôte (INRA)

3.3- Interplays and local policies in forests : The case of North Karelia in eastern Finland

Jyrki Kangas (University of Eastern Finland’s School of Forest Sciences)

3.4- Does one model fit for all regions in matter of bioeconomy : case of mediterraneen regions.

Fabio Fava (University of Bologna)

Chairpersons : Monique Axelos, Michel Beckert

3.5- The moral economies of biogas production in France.

François-Joseph Daniel (ENGEES-IRSTEA, Strasbourg)

Note : results of this presentation are submitted for publication elsewhere. Contact the author for more informations.

3.6- How does a bioeconomy company design a specific sustainable development? The case of Avril group.

Kristell Guizouarn and Clément Tostivint (Avril)

3.7- How to design the governance in the bioeconomy?

Joachim von Braun (U. Bonn and Chair Bioeconomy Council of German Federal Government)

3.8- Achievements and outlooks of public-private partnerships at European level. The case of the Biobased industry consortium BIC for the biobased industries in Europe.

Dirk Carrez (Bio-based Industries Consortium, EU)

Round table

Thierry Stadler (Industry and Agro-resource Cluster, IAR)

And two representatives of youth panel

Chairpersons : Benedicte Herbinet, Paul Colonna

4- Measuring, analyzing and improving the implementation of the bioeconomy

4.1- Regional value chains and networks of bioeconomy

Mika Aalto and Liisa Saarenma (Finish perspective, Ministry of Employment and the Economy)

4.2- Relevance of modelling for assessing indirect impacts. Case of biofuels

H. Valin (IIASA)

4.3- Social life cycle assessment : recent methodological advances

Catherine Macombe (IRSTEA)

4.4-Territorial development. Relevance of development indicators for business locations and sizing

Cécile Renouard (ESSEC)

4.5- Trade-offs between biomass plantations and food production in the context of planetary boundaries.

Vera Heck (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany)


Two representatives of youth panel

Philippe Mauguin (President INRA)

European Bioeconomy Strategy

John Bell and Waldemar Kutt (European Commission)