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GoDanuBio - Final Conference: "From Linear to Circular: Bioeconomy within the prospects of a circular economy in Serbia"

Belgrad und Novi Sad (Serbien)
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
Resavska 13-15
11000 Belgrad

Great Hall of the Assembly of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 16
400346 Novi Sad
BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH

Dr. Katrin Stökle
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 218185 63
E-Mail: stoekle(at)bio-pro.de

Sergi Costa
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 218185 18
E-Mail: costa(at)bio-pro.de

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The GoDanuBio consortium is pleased to invite you to a two-day Final Conference, which will take place on 15 November 2022 in Belgrade and 16 November 2022 in Novi Sad.

The conference will explore topics such as policy support and funding, bioinnovation and best practices, as well as the results of the project GoDanuBio. It's expected that the event will unite both local, regional and international stakeholders.


15th November 2022

9:30-10:00 | Registration

10:00-10:30 | Welcome speech:

  • Ms. Sandra Dokić,
    Assistant Minister, Ministry of Environmental Protection

  • Mr. Siniša Mitrović
    Director of the Center for Circular Economy of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce

Key note speech

  • The bioeconomy: more than circular economy
    Prof. Dr. Ralf Kindervater
    CEO BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg, Germany

10:30-11:00 | Joint photo with all participants / Press conference

11:00-12:00 | Transition from linear to circular economy in Serbia: the role of the policy framework & financial support

Moderation: Ms. Zorica Marić
                     Alma Mons

  • Ms. Aleksandra Vučinić
    Head of the Circular and Green Economy Group, Ministry of Environmental Protection
  • Ms. Miona Popović Majkić
    Head of Department, Ministry of Economy
  • Ms. Jasmina Miljković
    Head of the Management Body of the IPARD Operational Structure and Head of theDepartment for Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
  • Ms. Laura Vārpiņa
    DG Research & Innovation, Bioeconomy and Food Systems Unit, European Commission

12:00-12:15 | Coffee Break

12:15-13:45 | Bio-based innovations for a lively and sustainable rural development
Moderation: Mr. Aleksandar Bogunović
                     Chamber of commerce and Industry

Best practice examples:

  • Sustainable Land, Livelihoods, and Energy Initiative Serbia (SLLEI)
    Ms. Lena Bratić
  • Esotron
    Mr. Strahinja Čukić
  • Sanicula
    Mr. Novica Šutić


  • Ms. Lena Bratić
  • Mr. Novica Šutić
  • Mr. Tomislav Knezević
    GIZ Serbia
  • Ms. Aleksandra Vučinić
    Ministry of Environmental Protection
  • Prof. Dr. Snežana Janković
    Institute for the Application of Science in Agriculture
  • Prof. Dr. Jasna Mastilović
    Smart Specialization Strategy of Serbia 4S for the area of Food for the Future

13:45-14:00 | Coffee Break

14:00-14:45 | GoDanuBio contribution to the bioeconomy transition and the participative governance in the Danube Region

Moderation: Mr. Sergi Costa
                     BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg, Lead Partner


  • Dr. Peter Kumer
    Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenia
  • Mr. Daniel Cosnita
    CLUSTERO, Romania
  • Ms. Kristina Pammer
    Biz-Up, Austria
  • Ms. Teodora Atanasova
    BRAIT, Bulgaria

14:45-16:00 | Networking, buffet lunch & open end

16th November 2022

9:30 | Registration

10:00 | Welcome

Moderation: Mr. Zoran Trpovski
                     Chamber of Commerce of Vojvodina

Welcome speech:

  • Mr. Aleksandar Sofić
    Provincial Secretary for regional development, interregional cooperation and local self-government (TBC)
  • Mr. Boško Vučurević
    President, Chamber of Commerce of Vojvodina (TBC)

Key note speech:

  • BIOEAST Hubs and the Mutual learning exercise as good practices from Serbia’s neighboring countries
    Mr. Ákos Kristóf
    Head of Unit of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Hungary

Opening address:

  • Mr. Istvan Pásztor

President, AP Vojvodina Assembly

10:45 | Joint photo with all participants / Press conference

11:00 | Break (Deputy’s club)

11:15 | Public sector role in promoting bioeconomy - Demand side instruments

Moderation: Ms. Milica Vračarić
                     Alma Mons

Best practice example:

  • Mr. Igor Kos
    Regional development Agency of Podravje, Slovenia


  • Mr. Vukašin Vojnović
    Chamber of Commerce of Serbia
  • Mr. Robert Jakša
    Ministry of Environmental Protection (TBC)
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    Ministry of Science and technology development, Serbia (TBC) • Ms. Hajnalka Bognar Pasztor, City of Subotica
  • Ms. Sanda Nastić
    Public company Tržnica, City of Novi Sad

12:15 | Financial instruments

Moderation: Mr. Goran Vasić
                 PhD, Bioeconomy cluster

Best practice example:

  • IFKA, Hungary (TBC)
  • Energy efficiency and environmental protection fund, Croatia (TBC)


  • Mr. Slobodan Teofanov
    Provincial secretary for agriculture, water management and forestry (TBC)
  • Mr. Aleksandar Savić
    ERSTE Bank
  • Mr. Vladimir Jovanović
  • Ms. Helia Kovačević Grčić
  • Mr. Milan Martinov
    Faculty for technical sciences, University of Novi Sad

13:15 | Break (Deputy’s club)

13:45 | Sustainable value chains, commercialization & supply side instruments

Moderation: Mr. Branislav Malagurski
                 PhD, Bioeconomy cluster

Best practice example:

  • VCG.AI (Value Chain Generator. Artifical Intelligence)
    Mr. Jon Goriup
    Anteja ECG, Slovenia


  • Ms. Ana Dijan
    Croatian Wood Cluster, Croatia
  • Mr. Daniel Cosnita
    CLUSTERO, Romania
  • Mr. Igor Jezdimirović
    Environmental Engineering Group
  • Ms. Predrag Sušić
    CBC cluster

15:00 | Networking & Buffet lunch

Seiten-Adresse: https://www.bio-pro.de/veranstaltungen/vergangene-veranstaltungen/final-conference-godanubio