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
Argo Peepson Adviser in the field of bioeconomy at the Research and Development Department at Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs
Neeme Kärbo Project Manager at Tartu Regional Energy Agency
Riina Maruštšak Head of Environmental Policy at the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce