Centre of Bioeconomy

The Centre of bioeconomy, Estonian University of Life Sciences focuses on interdisciplinary collaboration initiatives within university's structural units and between other universities and research institutions as well as companies and organizations in Estonia and abroad.

 

The aim of the centre is  to initiate and coordinate interdisciplinary research and development of new innovative technologies; find additional financing opportunities; organize seminars, (international) conferences, public discussions and other scientific events in the field of Bioeconomy.

 

Board Members of the Centre of Bioeconomy:

Katrin Kepp                        Head of the Centre of Bioeconomy

 

Representative from the management of Estonian University of Life Sciences:

Ülle Jaakma                        Vice-rector of research

 

Representatives from the different institutes of Estonian University of Life Sciences:

Merlin Raud                        Researcher Bioenergy, PhD, Institute of Technology

Kalle Olli                             Professor, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science

Allan Kaasik                       Docent, feeding programmes, feeding advisor/consultation, PhD, Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences

Jürgen Aosaar                   Senior researcher, PhD, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering

Rando Värnik                     Professor, The Institute of Economics and Social Sciences

 

External experts:

Sirli Pehme                         Adviser at the Research and Development Department at Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs

Neeme Kärbo                      Project Manager at Tartu Regional Energy Agency