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The 2nd World BioEconomy Forum at Ruka, Finland
September 11-13, 2019


Experts from the leading edge of bioeconomy gather together in the outstanding nature of northeast Finland for roundtable discussions at the second ever World BioEconomy Forum in September 2019!

Season's Greetings

World BioEconomy Forum wishes happy holidays to all the readers! See the latest event updates below.
Advisory Board Update
Antti Asikainen, a research professor at Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), will be joining the Advisory Board of World BioEconomy Forum. Asikainen is a member of the Finnish Climate Change Panel and has contributed to several bioenergy related policy briefs to National and EU-level decision makers.
Click here to see the rest of the Advisory Board
Speaker Updates

Dennis Chafiâ, Business Development Manager at G.I. Dynamics, will be joining the Circular Bioeconomy panel to discuss how biorefineries can reduce carbon footprints and the dependency on finite resources.

Freya Burton, Chief Sustainability and People Officer at LanzaTech - the company ranking #1 on the “50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” listing published by The Digest - will share her insights into innovation and carbon capturing in the Circular Bioeconomy panel.

Interested in contributing to the panels as a speaker? Please send a proposal including the panel you are interested in and an abstract of your topic to
See more on the program and speakers here
In 2018, the world saw several devastating forest fires all around the globe. As the year is soon coming to and end, it is a good point in time to discuss how to prevent such disasters in the future. Read some viewpoints on forest fires and forest management here >>

Michael Carus from nova-Institute was appointed as the Person of the Year 2018 by Bioplastics News. Michael will be moderating panel 5: Evolving value chains based on bio-feedstock - Case Plastics at World BioEconomy Forum 2019. Looking forward to an exciting panel!

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