Programme

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME 25-29 may 2020
(talks: approx. 30 min + 10 min for discussion)

 

Module A: Introduction to Biosciences – Antranikian, Bracale
a. Supply-demand analysis of metabolic systems and the results from -omic technologies: Piero Morandini (Università di Milano)
b. Lab experiments in molecular biology (PCR): Ralf Grote (TUHH Hamburg)
[We are planning to use Bento Lab for a practical activity of 2.5 h with an online course from Hamburg Open Online University]

Module B: Introduction to Economics: Seri, Vezzulli
a. Principles of economics: Raffaello Seri (Università dell’Insubria)
b. Externalities: problems and solutions: Raffaello Seri (Università dell’Insubria)
c. Incentives and public support: Andrea Vezzulli (Università dell’Insubria)
d. Intellectual Property Rights: Andrea Vezzulli (Università dell’Insubria)

Module C: Tools for Bioeconomy: Biotechnology: Ubiali, Pollegioni
a. Biocatalysis and biotransformation: Loredano Pollegioni (Università dell’Insubria)
b. Enzymes for the production of value-added chemicals: Giovanna Speranza (Università di Milano)
c. Flow reactors to improve biocatalytic processes: Francesco Molinari (Università di Milano)
d. Biomasses: tbd
e. Case history: Fabrizio Adani (Università di Milano): Biogas, biomethane and nutrient recovery
Case history: Daniela Ubiali (Università di Pavia): Redesigning synthetic routes by biocatalysis: a case study

Module D: Legal and Society – Pozzo, Jacometti, Secchi
a. EU legal framework: Barbara Bozzo, Valentina Jacometti (Università dell’Insubria)
b. Anglo-american perspective: Mark Brewer (Sheffield Hallam University)
c. Other relevant European experiences: Barbara Bozzo, Valentina Jacometti (Università dell’Insubria)
d. Social dimension of bioeconomy: Davide Secchi (University of Southern Denmark)
e. Communication: Davide Secchi (University of Southern Denmark)
f. Case history: Mark Brewer (Sheffield Hallam University): Bioeconomy and the fashion industry

Module E: Tools for Bioeconomy: Economics – Pyka, Vezzulli
a. Technology transfer and know how transfer: Andrea Vezzulli (Università dell’Insubria)
b. Economic analysis of Patent data: Andrea Vezzulli (Università dell’Insubria)
c. Bioeconomy: Andreas Pyka (Universität Hoheneim)
d. Bio-economic systems: concepts and dynamics: Andreas Pyka (Universität Hoheneim)
e. Life Cycle assessment: Matthy Janssen (University Chalmers)
f. Project management/coordination: Ralf Grote (TUHH Hamburg)

Module F: Initiatives and Policies –Pyka, Kreysa, Schlaile
a. National initiatives within and outside Europe:
Diego Bosco (LGCA Cluster): Lombardy strategy on bioeconomy
Mario Bonaccorso (Spring Cluster): Italian strategy on bioeconomy
Joachim Kreysa (JRC): European strategy on bioeconomy
b. Transition to sustainability: Andreas Pyka (Universität Hoheneim)
c. Entrepreneurship and ethical issues: Michael Schlaile (Universität Hoheneim)
d. RRI: Michael Schlaile (Universität Hoheneim)

Module G: Concepts for new innovative projects (to be accomplished in 2 blocks, afternoon of day 3 and day 4) – PIs with the following expertise
a. Entrepreneurship, Enterprise development methods, Innovation and leadership: Armen Orujyan (Athgo and FAST Foundation)
b. R&D Project management: Stefan Palzer (Nestle) Tbc
c. Enzyme discovery: Martin Borchert (Novozymes) Tbc
d. Design thinking and knowledge transfer: Martin Mahn (TUTech Innovation Hamburg)
e. Circular bioeconomy: Kerstin Kuchta (TUHH Hamburg)
f. Reverse discovery for innovative biobased technologies: Garabed Antranikian (TUHH Hamburg)
g. Design thinking with Lego Serious Play: Mahn, Antranikian, Grote (TUHH Hamburg)

 

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