BIOWAYS @ the European Researchers’ Night

ROME – 28/29/30 September 2017

In the coming days the BIOWAYS project, funded by BBI-JU to promote Bioeconomy and Bio-Based products, will attend the European Night of researchers (Frascati, RM) with workshops, meetings, exhibitions and activities for schools.

Below the program:

ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS

Thursday 28 September 2017 from 11:00 am to 12:00 am at Mura del Valadier – via del Castello – Frascati, IT

Learn through the interactive group game “BIO..WHAT? Discovering BIOECONOMY” (BIOWAYS project) https://www.frascatiscienza.it/pagine/notte-europea-dei-ricercatori-2017/programma-scuole/?evs=1794&bytarget=&bycategory=&bytown=&byday=&byorgs=625

SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOP

Thursday 28 September 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00, at Mura del Valadier – via del Castello – Frascati, IT

Thematic Workshop:  Improve the impact of scientific results through “serious games”, “Educational games and educational solutions to increase the impact of scientific and research results and involve the general public and new generations” (joint workshop between European Projects BIOWAYS, ISAAC, MEAL AND DANDELION)

Thursday 28 September 2017 from 19:00 to 20:00, at Mura del Valadier – via del Castello – Frascati, IT

Thematic Workshop: “Public perception of Bio-Economy and Bio-based Products” BIOWAYS Research Results, Buying Intentions, Difficulties and Barriers to Spreading the Circular Economy (BIOWAYS Project)

BIOWAYS EXHIBITION STAND

Friday 29 September 2017 from 17:00 to 23:59 at Scuderie Aldobrandini – piazza marconi – Frascati, IT and Saturday 30 September 2017 from 17:00  to 23:59 at Mura del Valadier – via del Castello – Frascati, IT

In the context of the European Researchers’ night, BIOWAYS will be present an exhibition space dedicated to the bioeconomy, where children and adults will discover what is Bioeconomics in an engaging and entertaining way. Visitors will be able to see and touch some Bio-based products, which will explain the characteristics, provenance and sustainability. The public will be able to test its knowledge through the “BIO … What?” App, the new BIOWAYS game to promote Bioeconomics, highlighting major misunderstandings, stimulating curiosity and introducing training and information content. Other games will be presented to kids and families: “MEAL” to promote food education by playing “GueSSH!” To stimulate public discussion and attention on social issues such as immigration, unemployment, fake news and citizen participation to democracy.

 

To attend the workshops please register on the Frascati Science website: https://www.frascatiscienza.it/pagine/notte-europea-dei-ricercatori-2017/