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Polish Matchmaking Event

06 September 2021

The University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland) held their business consultations-matchmaking meeting on 16 June 2021. The online event “Cross-border promotion of guidelines for the implementation of good practices in the development of a circular bioeconomy at the local level among public authorities” was aimed at business enterprises (biomass producers and processing companies, […]

Event Summary of 2-Day Transnational Event held in Russia from 8-9 July 2021

14 July 2021

The Municipal Enterprise of the City of Pskov “Gorvodokanal”, a project partner of the BalticBiomass4Value project, held a 2-day transnational event on the 8-9 July 2021. Representatives of regional public authorities and local municipalities participated in the hybrid-format 2-day transnational event hosted by the Municipal Enterprise of the City of Pskov “Gorvodokanal”, northwestern Russia. The […]

2-Day Transnational Event in Russia for Public Authorities

07 July 2021

  The Municipal Enterprise of the City of Pskov “Gorvodokanal” invites representatives of  regional public authorities, local municipalities, international experts and Coordinating Manager of the BalticBiomass4Value Project from Lithuania  to participate in a virtial conference held on 8-9 July 2021. Date: 8-9 July Organizer: Municipal Enterprise of the City of Pskov “Gorvodokanal” Place: Hotel “Pokrovsky” […]

Roadshow of Industrial Symbiosis and Bio-based Business Models

01 June 2021

On 26 May 2021, two Interreg Baltic Sea Region projects, the “BIS – Baltic Industrial Symbiosis” project and the “BalticBiomass4Value” project, in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers Offices in the Baltic States, held a virtual roadshow of industrial symbiosis and bio-based business models. The Nordic expert in industrial engineering and management from Norrum […]

BalticBiomass4Value Survey on Mapping the Interests of Agricultural and Food Producers in Estonia

07 May 2021

What are farmers interested in when it comes to the utilisation of bio-based resources? The survey was conducted as part of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region funded project BalticBiomass4Value, of which FNR is a project partner. The interests of Estonian farmers in the utilisation of bio-based resources were investigated and mapped. The Estonian Chamber of […]

Webinar on 26 May 2021: Discovering good practice examples of industrial symbiosis and bio-based business models

15 April 2021

Striving to become the first climate-neutral continent, the EU adopted the European Green Deal, a new growth strategy that aims to transform Europe into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy, where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050, economic growth is decoupled from resource use, and no person and no place is […]

Get involved in the BalticBiomass4Value business consultations-matchmaking meetings!

27 March 2021

The BalticBiomass4Value project aims to enhance the capacity of public and private actors to produce sustainable bioenergy by utilizing new biomass sources (chiefly, biological waste) for energy purposes, as well as to use possibilities to utilize biomass and its side streams for higher value novel bio-based products. The project explores biomass from different sources and […]

4# Newsletter BalticBiomass4Value

26 March 2021

Dear Readers, FNR, as Communication Manager of BalticBiomass4Value, is proud to announce the publication of the 4th newsletter. This issue presents the project’s activities and achievements, as well as bioeconomy-related events. Additionally, three of the 17 project partners are introduced. To download the newsletter click here: BB4V 4th Newsletter You can subscribe to the newsletter […]

2nd International Scientific Conference “Sustainable Bioeconomy Development 2021: Adaptation to Climate Change” – registration is open until 16 May 2021

16 March 2021

The 2nd International Scientific Conference “Sustainable Bioeconomy Development 2021: Adaptation to Climate Change” organised by the Faculty of Bioeconomy Development of Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy and the Faculty of Economics and Social Development of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies will take place on 20-21 May 2021. The conference will be held virtually. […]

International Day of Forests 2021

21 March 2021

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as […]

Survey on Mapping the Interests of Agricultural and Food Producers in Estonia

10 February 2021

The Estonian University of Life Sciences, the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce and the Ministry of Rural Affairs of the Republic of Estonia are conducting a survey aimed at mapping the interests of agricultural and food producers in processing and/or valorisation of bioresource, including biogas / biomethane, fertilizer and similar products. To participate in […]

Report on Good Practice Business Models in the Baltic Sea Region Published

10 February 2021

The Estonian University of Life Sciences, a project partner of the BalticBiomass4Value project, published a report on good practice business models in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). The report aims to collect information and share the knowledge and experience on the good practices that facilitate the development of circular business models in the BSR.  The […]

Science and Business Professionals Present the Development of Bioeconomy and Life Sciences in Lithuanian Regions

28 January 2021

The Lithuanian Biotechnology Association (LBTA), a project partner of the BalticBiomass4Value project, organized a series of events on the development of the bioeconomy and life sciences in Lithuania. On 15 October 2020, the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association started an event tour of Lithuanian regions “Bioeconomy and Life Sciences Development Opportunities in Lithuanian Regions”. Researchers and biotechnology […]

Report on the Mapping of Biomass Value Chains for Improved Sustainable Energy Use in the Baltic Sea Region Countries Published

14 January 2021

The University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Polish partner of the BalticBiomass4Value project) published a report which maps biomass value chains for improved sustainable energy use in the Baltic Sea Region countries. The research focuses on the 9 Baltic Sea Region (BSR) countries: Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden, and Norway. The […]

Seasonal Greetings from BalticBiomass4Value

16 December 2020

The BalticBiomass4Value team wishes you and your loved ones a Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

3# Newsletter BalticBiomass4Value

09 December 2020

Dear readers, FNR, as communication manager of BalticBiomass4Value, is proud to announce that the 3rd newsletter of the project has been published recently. Primarily, this edition informed about the six-month project prolongation, the international conference held in September and the publication of a new report on biomass value chains for improved sustainable energy use in […]

International Conference and Business Networking Event held on 17 September 2020

19 October 2020

On 17 September 2020, an international conference was organised by the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association as a part of the BalticBiomass4Value project. Additional to the conference, three business networking events were offered by our German, Norwegian and Lithuanian partners.   International Conference The international conference “Bio-based Industries Fast Forward” was held in a semi-virtual format at […]

International Conference and Business Networking Event: Bio-based Industries Fast Forward – registration closed

15 September 2020

On 17th September 2020, the BalticBiomass4Value project consortium kindly invites business enterprises and other bio-based economy stakeholders to attend an International Conference and Business Networking Event “Bio-based Industries Fast Forward”. The event will be held virtually with part of participants from Lithuania gathering at Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy in Kaunas. The main aim of this […]

Insights on status quo and future directions of the bioeconomy development in the Baltic countries

28 July 2020

On 25th June 2020, the BalticBiomass4Value project held virtual panel discussion during the International Scientific Conference “Sustainable Bioeconomy Development 2020: From Thinking Globally to Acting Locally” which was organized by the Faculty of Bioeconomy Development of the Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy and the Faculty of Economics and Social Development of the Latvia University of Life Sciences and […]

Polish National Workshop

10 June 2020

The aim of the workshop and discussion was the presentation of the project and the results of the analysis of the bioenergy related business models. In the first place, the 11 in the project analysed business models were introduced and specific aspects of the bioenergy in the Baltic Sea Region were discussed. Additionally, in a […]

Bio-based sector offers new opportunities for green growth in EU-13

06 May 2020

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), Europe’s leading industry association putting circularity, innovation and sustainability at the heart of the European bioeconomy, has published the first three in a series of new reports mapping bio-based potential and opportunities for green growth in Central and Eastern Europe. The new reports for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania illustrate the […]

Latvia: Vidzeme Innovation Week 2020

05 May 2020

At the end of February, the most prominent annual event dedicated to the development of innovation in the Vidzeme region, Latvia – Vidzeme Innovation Week 2020 – was organized by Vidzeme Planning Region and it’s cooperation partners, where science, business, agriculture, finance, culinary and other sectors were represented by multiple experienced Latvian and foreign experts, […]

Opening Conference of the BalticBiomass4Value project held during the Baltic Bioeconomy Days in Rostock on 11-12 March 2020

20 March 2020

The BalticBiomass4Value project aims to enhance capacity of public and private actors within the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) in order to produce bioenergy in a more environmentally sustainable and economically viable way by utilising new biomass resources (primarily, biological waste) for energy production. This also includes the existing potentials to utilise bioenergy side streams for […]

2# Newsletter BalticBiomass4Value

30 January 2020

Dear readers, FNR, as communication manager of BalticBiomass4Value, is proud to announce that the 2nd newsletter of the project has been published recently. This issue covers a “Report on the Analysis of the Consumption, Prices and Energy Production from the Various Biomass Sources in the Baltic Sea Region”. The report is accompanied by an interview […]

More than 50 good practice examples of sustainable bioenergy and biobased production identified

27 January 2020

In November 2019 the 3rd meeting of the BalticBiomass4Value (BB4V) project was organised by partners from 3N Lower Saxony Network for Renewable Resources (DE) and the Lead Partner Vytautas Magnus University (LT). The Latvian delegation was represented by Vidzeme Planning Region experts Kristaps Ročāns and Krišjānis Veitners together with Prof., Dr. oec., Arnis Lēnerts from […]

From coal to biomass? Bioenergy in Poland

20 January 2020

Dr. Mariusz Jerzy Stolarski serves as a full time professor at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland. Currently, Mariusz works in the Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture and the Centre for Bioeconomy and Renewable Energies. He performs research studies in the area of cultivation, productivity, usability of perennial industrial crops, as […]

Bioenergy in Lithuania: Status quo and the future

18 November 2019

Dovile Zdanaviciene is Head of the Policy Group of the Climate Change Management in the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania. She studied Environmental Engineering and Energy Engineering / Thermal Engineering at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Her expertise includes renewable energy and climate change mitigation, development of policy measures. What role does bioenergy play […]

1# Newsletter BalticBiomass4Value

05 November 2019

Dear readers, welcome to the first BalticBiomass4Value project newsletter! In this edition of the newsletter you will find information about the scope and objectives of the project, as well as about the project consortium. In every edition we will introduce some of the project partners. We also keep you informed about up-coming events in the […]

What are the long-term prospects of bioenergy sector in the Baltic Sea Region?

17 October 2019

Dr. Erik Trømborg is a professor of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. His expertise includes forest and energy sector analyses, renewable energy with emphasis on biomass supply. Erik led the analysis of market outlook and future viability of different bioenergy products and value chains in […]

3rd project meeting successfully held in Tartu

15 October 2019

On 10th and 11th of October 2019, the BalticBiomass4Value project held a successful meeting at the Estonian University of Life Sciences in Tartu. In the course of this 3rd project meeting, members of the project consortium presented around 30 good practice business cases and discussed about the framework and methodology for sustainable development and dissemination […]

Key factors of success in developing sustainable bioeconomy

27 September 2019

On 26th September 2019, just several days after the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, the Science, Policy and Business Forum “Bioeconomy Development Strategies: How to Strengthen the Connection between Economy, Society and the Environment?” was held in Kaunas (Lithuania) as a part of the 9th International Scientific Conference “Rural Development 2019: Research and Innovation […]

First modelling results discussed in Vilnius

19 June 2019

On 18th – 19th June 2019, the BalticBiomass4Value project consortium met in Vilnius (Lithuania) to discuss results of the modelling of bioenergy consumption and biomass potential in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Results of the Analysis of Market Outlook and Future Viability of Different Bioenergy Products and Value Chains in the BSR Energy System were presented […]

Project kick-off meeting in Kaunas

01 March 2019

On 28th February – 1st March 2019, representatives of the BalticBiomass4Value project partners and associated organisations gathered in Kaunas (Lithuania) to kick-start the project.