Final FIBRA event entitled

Final FIBRA event entitled


“Boosting market share of fibre crops between EU and China”


Brussels, 23/11/15

Bedford Hotel, Rue de Midi 135


8:30 –  Registration

9:00 –  Welcome and short presentation of FIBRA project,  Dr. E. Alexopoulou (CRES)

9:10

Session 1: Current situation of fibre crops in EU & China

Chaired by Dr. M. Christou, CRES & Prof. Xiong Heping, IBFC

9:10

HORIZON 2020: EU-China Flagship topics

Dr. Tomasz Calikowski, DG Research

9:40

Breeding progress on fibre crops in EU and China

Prof. Luisa Trindade, WU

Prof. Wufu, IBFC

10:10

Crop management of fibre crops in EU and China

Dr. Efi Alexopoulou, CRES

Prof. Tang Shouwei, IBFC

10:40

Coffee break


11:00

Session 2: Current situation of fibre crops in EU & China

Chaired Dr. M. Christou, CRES & Prof. S. L. Cosentino

11:00

Logistics of fibre crops in EU and China

Dr. Luigi Pari, CRA&ING

 Prof. Tang Shouwei, IBFC

11:30

Products of fibre crops

Dr. Klaus Niemela, VTT

Prof. Xiong Heping, IBFC

12:00

Markets of fibre crops

Dr. Jan van Dam, DLO

12:30

Lunch break 


13:30

Session 3: Current situation of fibre crops in EU & China

Chaired & Prof. Xiong Heping, IBFC & Prof. Stefano Amaducci

13:30

Socio-economic implications of fibre crops

Dr. Stephane Piotrowski, NOVA

13:50

How environmental sustainable are bioproducts from fiber crops?

Dr. Ana Luisa Fernando, FCT UNL

14:10

Long term vision on EU-China cooperation and legal framework of the bilateral structural dialogues and their practical implementation

Prof. Elisa Baroncini, UNIBO

Prof. Andrea Monti, UNIBO

15:00

Economic analysis of fibre crops production

Prof. Peter Soldatos, AUA

15:30

Challenges and oportunities for the future in the perspective of common research programmes between EU and China – DRAGON STAR

Ms. Diassina di Maggio, APRE

15:40

Panel discussion

Chaired by S. L. Cosentino, UNCIT

16:40

Wrap-up