thursday 14th november 2019
The Novamont Management and Research Center hosts the BBChina project
On 7 October, the Novamont Headquarter and Research Center of Novara hosted a delegation from the ERASMUS + BBChina Master Program on Bio-based Circular Economy. The project is dedicated to education in the field of bioeconomy and originates from the partnership of the University of Florence with the Tongji University, ECUST-Eastern China University of Science and Technology of Shanghai and Sichuan University of Chengdu.
The delegation included students, professors and researchers in the field of chemistry and of biomass conversion. Guests had the opportunity to find out more about Novamont’s model of bioeconomy, and to deepen its research, development and innovation projects, in particular, COMETA (2018-2019 PON), focused on the conversion of fractions of oilseed crops in the Mediterranean, B-Ferst (2019-2024, BBI-JU), dedicated to the enhancement of agricultural by-products in biostimulant ingredients and DataBio (2016-2017, H2020-ICT), which investigates the numbers of the bioeconomy in Europe.
Moreover, Sara Guerrini, Agriculture Public Affairs of Novamont showed the research activities underway within the Grace project (2017-2022 H2020-BBI-JTI), which aims to explore the potential of non-food industrial crops of the miscanthus and hemp as a source of biomass for the bioeconomy.