Summer School at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy, from September 3 to 7 – application deadline: 31 May
Bio-based economy (Bioeconomy) aims at reducing the dependence from fossil fuels and finite materials without overexploiting natural resources. According to the definition of the European Commission “Bioeconomy encompasses those parts of economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea to produce food, biomaterials, bioenergy and bioproducts”. Behind bioeconomy there is much science related to industrial biotechnology and a deep change in Economics and Politics, as well as societal issues. Priority will be given to students participants holding a Master degree, but application by master students is encouraged and will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant motivation and background.
Tuition fee: 300 € for academic participants, 600 € for industrial participants. Rates include participation to lectures, study material, coffee break and field trip. Rates do not include traveling and accommodation expenses.