friday 23rd october 2020
The Novamont circular bioeconomy model at the European Week of Regions and Cities
From 13 to 15 of October the European Week of Regions and Cities was held, the largest annual European event dedicated to regional policies, during which cities and regions show their ability to create growth and jobs, implement cohesion policy of the European Union and the importance of the territorial level for good European governance.
The 2020 edition focused on three specific themes: Green Europe, cohesion and cooperation and citizen empowerment.
On 13 October, Giulia Gregori, Head of Strategic Planning and Institutional Communication of the Novamont Group, took part in the "Building a green economic transition" session, a moment dedicated to young elected politicians (YEP), and aimed at illustrating an overview of the Green Deal, outlining the main ongoing initiatives and providing an update on future European planning.
Giulia Gregori illustrated how Novamont contributes to generate case studies of circular bioeconomy in the territories, by building partnerships along the entire bioplastics value chain. She also mentioned how the National Technological Cluster of Green Chemistry SPRING and the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking represent virtuous examples of collaborations between public and private sectors to generate major flagship projects.
Joanna Dupont-Inglis, Head of European Affairs of European Bioplastics, and Daniel Mes, Cabinet Member of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans also took part in the session, moderated by Lino Paula, head of the European Research Council Executive Agency.