Monthly Archives: March 2017

Exploring Policies for the Bioeconomy

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One important aim in SusValueWaste is to give policymakers input of how to govern the transition to a sustainable bioeconomy. So far in 2017, the project has organised two different events where policy for the bioeconomy has been the main focus. Implementation of the Bioeconomy strategy The Norwegian Government launched its Bioeconomy strategy in late 2016....   Read More

Perspectives from a Roundtable Policy Workshop

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The bioeconomy is gaining in political importance in Norway and elsewhere in the world. The Norwegian Government launched its much awaited bioeconomy strategy Familiar resources- undreamt of possibilities (Kjente ressurser, uante muligheter) in late 2016. The strategy emphasises cross sectorial challenges, and draws up long term objectives for the bioeconomy. SusValueWaste Policy Workshop at NIFU 25th...   Read More

Research Contribution: The Role of Trials and Demonstration Projects in the Development of a Sustainable Bioeconomy

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Demonstration projects and trials are tools for companies to learn and reduce risk linked to innovations. This article aims to give an overview of trials and demonstrations projects literature and highlight important findings relevant to the development of a sustainable bioeconomy. Studies have shown that demonstration projects and trials play an important role in developing new bio-based...   Read More

Innovation Policy for the Future

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Grand challenges such as climate change and growing inequality call for transformative changes in our society. Innovation will play a major role in coming up with solutions. The identified UN sustainable development goals can serve as direction, but a big and important question is: How to design, implement and govern innovation policies that can help form...   Read More

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