Virtual Meeting & Physical Meeting
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25 Jan 2024 09:00 - 25 Jan 2024 16:00
  • Thomas Timmel, +43 664 1269895

9.00      Arrival of participants & coffee

9.30      Introduction/welcome

·         Welcome by General Manager of BEST (Wlater Halsinger)

  •    Welcome by Interreg office (Rainer Steindler)

·         Welcome from Mr. Aleksander Geržina (Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Vienna)


·         The role of waste associations in the provision of residual materials (Lorenz Wachter)

·         The importance of biochar for the bioeconomy (Florian Kamleitner, Bioeconomy Austria)

·         The Austrian Circular economy strategy (Josef Galdberger, Federal Ministry of climate)

·         Biochar – An opportunity für the agricultural industry?, (Representative of chamber of agriculture)


10.15 Presentation of project tasks outcome

·         Results of the Alps4GreenC crowdsourcing campaign (UNIBZ)

·         Mapping of stakeholders and biomass resources  (Diego Rossi, AIEL)

·         Practical tests and pilot production of green carbon and discussion (BEST GmbH)

·         Policy recommendations and discussion (Tanja Berglez Krivec, ŠGZ)

11.30-12.30 Lunch


12.30 Crowdsourcing participants and award ceremony

Nussland | Brantner | Karl Brader | Agrana | Barcaffe

 13:30 best practices / similar topics/ parallel initiatives

·         Sonnenerde (Gerald Dunst)

·         Nawaro Energie (Christoph Mizelli)

·         Pyrotech overview study (Manuel Schwabl & Christoph Strasser BEST)

·         Just transition of H2 and CO2 technologies (Dr. Ilja Gasan Osojnik Črnivec, NIC)

·         VCG.AI and BioEconomy Hub (Miha Škrokov, Anteja)

14.30  group picture

14.45 Networking with Coffee and visit of the BEST green carbon lab in Wieselburg

16.00 end of meeting

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