Oct. 11 (Wed.) ,2017 15:30-17:00

Annex Hall

Simultaneous Interpretation

【O-3】 Bioeconomy Strategies Around the World

Countries including Europe and the United States have enacted "bioeconomy strategy" aiming to reduce dependency on fossil resource to solve global environmental problems and achieve industrial development at the same time. In this session, we invite government officials and company’s executives from representative countries to introduce respective "bioeconomy strategy" and actual action plans to be taken to realize it. Also we will receive hints of how bioeconomy strategy ought to be in Japan.


Koichiro Aramaki

Chairman, Japan Association of Bioindustries Executives

Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy - actions and experiences

Jussi Manninen

Executive Vice President, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland

Plastic bioeconomy in France, Italy, Belgium and Spain & Sphere’s
choices in that economy

John Persenda

Chairman and CEO, Sphere

Bioeconomie 2030 – The German National Research Strategy

Ingo Höllein

Counsellor Science and Technology, Embassy of the Federal republic of Germany


Assoc. Prof. in the University of Tokyo
Visiting Prof. in VTT, Finland

Oliver Windram

Research Fellow (NERC Fellowship), Imperial College London

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