Forum “Bioeconomy – opportunities for innovation”

13th of March 2019 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: Vidzeme Concert Hall “Cēsis”, Exhibition hall, 1st floor, Rauna Street 12, Cēsis

Organizers: Institute for Environmental Solutions and Vidzeme Planning Region

The aim of the forum is to get acquainted with bioeconomy trends in Europe and in the world, opportunities and challenges of local governments, private companies and research institutes in bioeconomy development efforts, as well as examples of innovative bio-based products and services from different European countries.

The forum is intended to motivate managers and owners of small and medium-sized enterprises in Vidzeme region, start-up and young entrepreneurs, scientists, the Planning Region Administration and top-level decision makers of local governments to participate in bioeconomy development in Vidzeme.

Forum will be in two parallel sessions. Participants will be able to switch the sessions.

Forum will be translated in Latvian and English.


During the registration and discussions, coffee, tea and snacks will be provided by organizers.

The participation in forum is free of charge.

Follow the forum activities on the Facebook  event page here.

The forum is a part of the project “Rural RDI milieus in transition toward smart Bioeconomy Clusters and Innovation Ecosystems (RDI2CluB)” No. R043, which is financially supported by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region 2017 – 2020 programme, priority “Capacity for Innovation”.