Master BIOCIRCE Bioeconomy in the Circular Economy - University of Torino Module
The module aims to update participants about new challenges and opportunities in bioeconomy and circular economy. The module will show how microorganism contribute to the advancement of research and innovation in life sciences and biotechnology, for a competitive and resilient bioeconomy. The module also includes the deepening of legal skills on new regulations on access to genetic resources and the possible sharing of the benefits derived from them will be . It will also present some examples of valorization of microbes in soli restoration and sustainabnle agriculture. The educational objective of the teaching is to present actors of the capital market operating in innovative projects funding and to provide communication tools to succeed in new businesses; furthermore the module provides an illustration of the principles and operation of Economic – financial and sustainability report. The module aims to update participants on new national and international regulations governing access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits derived from them in the event of commercial exploitation. In the second part of the scientific module the exploitation of microbes and their derivates for a sustainable agriculture will be addressed. Some industrial case studies will be presented. During the course different figures of investors will be presented illustrating investment model and procedures also involving evidences and cases. Beside it will be presented how to approach to an integrated model of communication for knowledge transfer and start up. Finally reporting models and major economic and financial key performance indicators and sustainability indicators international guidelines will be presented.