Dr Luka Juvančič

Associate Professor and Head of the Chair for Agricultural Economics, Policy and Law, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Head of the Chair for Agricultural Economics, Policy and Law at the Biotechnical Faculty of the University of Ljubljana.

Over the last years, Luka Juvančič has developed a strong interest in bio-economy, both research-wise and professionally. It started with participation in international research effort on quantifying the bio-economy potentials of EU regions, and on developing smart tools and instruments for closing the gap between the potentials and the current state of bio-economy in Europe (http://www.berst.eu/ ). Since then, he is passionately  promoting the bio-economy principles (adding value through cascading use of biomass, promoting circular economy concept of industrial organisation through bio-refineries and bio-clusters) in various spheres. These include further research work, collaboration with industrial partners, and encouraging new generations of students and young experts.