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Agricultural waste and residue management for a circular bio-economy

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Hubei Hotel

Haidian District

Zhongguancun South Street, No. 36



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We have the pleasure to invite you to a week in China to attend conferences, discussions, workshops, networking, plant visits.

The event will bring together stakeholders from industries, research, public bodies, educators and policy-makers from China and Europe.

Please register using right-hand column (registrations end on the 15th of June 2018)

  • the Plenary Conference, Workshops and Visits will be free of charge.
  • you will have to cover the cost of your meals, hotel and travel.


Monday 22nd October afternoon

  • A1. Circular Economy in EU and China: shared cooperation priorities, co-funding mechanisms, policies and implementation
  • A2. Challenges and perspectives of upcycling agricultural wastes and residues into sustainable bio-products using eco-friendly technologies

Tuesday 23rd October morning

  • B1. Cooperation between China and EU: NoAW, AgroCycle and other projects
  • B2. Stakeholder platforms: how to create a bridge between European and Chinese stakeholders and knowledge

Tuesday 23rd October afternoon

  • C1. Chinese and European case studies on eco-friendly technologies and bio-products, bioenergy, bio-fertiliser, novel value chains, business and collaboration opportunities
  • C2. Euro-Chinese young researchers connecting session and evening / C3. Networking & Brokerage session and evening for business, science & policy

You can dowload below the full programme:


Wednesday 24th October

Workshop “The comprehensive utilisation of potato and sweet potato processing by-products and its industrial development”. Beijing (8:30 – 17:30)

Visit: Beijing Deqingyuan (DQY) biogas project and ecological farm (9:00 – 17:00)

Thursday 25th October

Travelling and Private Meetings

Friday 26th October


Nanjing Jufeng Advanced Material Co., Ltd (Bio-composites)

Nanjing Xuankai Biological Technology Co. Ltd. (Biopolymers)

Nanjing Tech University (Micro-fuel cell)

Institute of Soil Science (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

  • Organised by: Nanjing Tech University and China Agricultural University
  • Contact:


What are my transport options for getting to the event?

  1. Plenary conference (22-23/10) & Workshop (24/10)
  2. For the visits on the 24th all transport will be organised by conference/workshop organiser
  3. See below for travel to Nanjing

What hotels may I stay at in Beijing?

  1. The Plenary conference (22-23/10) & Workshop (24/10) will take place at the Hubei Hotel. When you register to this event, you may ask us to book you a room.
  2. Otherwise, you may book a room yourself at another nearby hotel, the Shenzhou International Hotel (

How to I travel to Nanjing for the visits?

  1. Thursday 25th - Travel by train from Beijing South Railway Station to Nanjing South Railway Station
  2. Thursday 25th PM - Arrive Hotel and check in - cost of hotel (60 Euro)
  3. Friday 26th - Travel in city covered by Nanjing and food (breakfast and dinner can be supplied by hotel)
  4. As Nanjing is close to Shanghai, it may be your preference to take the train to Shanghai (Approximately 2 hr) on Saturday 27th and then depart to home from Shanghai.


21st to 24th October

International Symposium on Bio-Polymers: ISBP 2018. Beijing

29th October to 1st November

Innovations for the circular economy by recycling secondary resources. Guangzhou

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