10 years after the first EU bioeconomy strategy. An interview with Chris Patermann, the father of the European bioeconomy

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Chris Patermann at the first edition of the Bioeconomy Investment Summit, Brussels, 9-10 November 2015

Chris Patermann is considered as the father of the European bioeconomy and is still a central figure in the world bioeconomy community. In this exclusive interview with Il Bioeconomista, he talks – 10 years after the first Bioeconomy strategy launched by the European Commission – about the new challenges we are facing to make the new economy based on biological resources happen.

Interview by Mario Bonaccorso

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