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On behalf of the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture, we cordially invite you to attend the first German-Brazilian Bioeconomy Workshop at Green Rio 2017.

The workshop will take place at Green Rio, on May 13, 2017, Marina da Gloria / Rio de Janeiro, 10:00 to approx. 15:00 hs.

Bioeconomy is the sustainable and innovative use of renewable resources to provide food, feed and industrial products with enhanced properties. Besides economic growth the bioeconomy aims for food security, climate protection and conservation of scarce natural resources.

In this workshop, bioeconomy experts from Politics, Science, and Business will provide an overview on the Bioeconomy in both, Brazil and Germany, and will discuss potential opportunities for cooperation between these two countries.

Please see below the German-Brazilian Bioeconomy Workshop program.
Since the places are limited, we kindly ask you to fill out the form in this page to save you place.

Bioeconomy – Opportunities for cooperation between
Brazil and Germany

Rio de Janeiro
13 May 2017 – Workshop
Green Rio – Marina da Gloria

Moderator: Ingo Plöger, CEAL

9:30       Registration and coffee

10:00     Welcoming notesband-Alemanha
Clemens Neumann, Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture; Germany
band-BrasilEduardo Sampaio, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply; Brazil
Maria Beatriz Bley M. Costa, Planeta Organico / Green Rio

Policy:   Bioeconomy Overviews
band-Alemanha10:20     Bioeconomy in Germany – political strategies and activities
Tilman Schachtsiek, Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture; Germany

band-Brasil10:35     Bioeconomy in Brazil – political strategies and activities
Eduardo Sampaio, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply; Brazil

Research: Applied research in the bioeconomy – status quo and future priorities
10:50     band-BrasilPresentations
Elísio Contini, EMBRAPA, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation
band-AlemanhaProf. Georg F. Backhaus, JKI, German Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants
Prof. Matthias Dieter, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries

11:30     Questions and Discussion

11:45     Coffee Break

Markets: Best practices and good examples
band-Alemanha12:00     “The BioInnovation Hub” – Project: Facilitating cooperation in the bioeconomy
Peter Nagler, Evonik

12:15     Presentation of good examples and panel discussion (Round table)band-Alemanha
Moderator: Tilman Schachtsiek (BMEL)

Panelists: Frank Kraemer (GIZ); Peter Nagler (Evonik); Mateus Lopes (Braskem);
Vinícius Lages (SEBRAE) – Diretor Administrativo e Financeiro do Sebrae Nacional; Adrian Rodriguez (CEPAL);band-Brasil
Ramiro Wahrhaftig (ITAIPU); Cesar Sousa (Caramuru)

14:00     Conclusions by Ingo Plöger

14:10-15:00 Networking and finger food