Seville hosts the 4th coordination meeting of the Agriforvalor project

October 2017

Published on 08-12-2017 09:06:41 by AGRIFORVALOR

CakePHP The partners of the European project AGRIFORVALOR met in October to advance in this project of knowledge transfer in the field of valorization of forest and agricultural biomass.

The headquarters of the Biodiversity Foundation in Seville (Spain), belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, was the ideal scenario to continue working and creating networks of innovation and European collaboration in this area. Two days of an intense pogramm in which a brief summary of the objectives of the project, its status and achievements was made; possible improvements and the feedback obtained at the Innovation Partnership Groups emerged during the project development were analyzed; and new activities of interest for these Groups were evaluated. All this, together with the study of the communication and dissemination strategic plans of the project was discussed.

During this meeting, we also had the chance to learn more about the work done in Andalusia in relation to the bioeconomy. In this sense, Judit Anda, technical advisor of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, presented a project funded by the European Commission about “Andalusia as model demonstrator region on sustainable chemistry” and Gloria de la Viña, technical manager of the biotechnology sector of the Technological Corporation of Andalusia presented the H2020 “SuperBIO” project focused to the industrial innovation of the bioeconomy.

The Andalusian Agriforvalor Hub, led by the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge, and also composed by the Association of Forestry and Landscape Companies of Andalusia, the company GIESA and the Andalusian Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, was in charge of hosting the project partners in an incomparable setting: the surroundings of the Alcázar of Seville, in the historical center of the city, an emblematic place where the concept of sustainability prevails.