On February 5, 2019 the Czech-German Day of Applied Science was held in Prague organized by Office of the Government of the Czech Republic in Germany and Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Czech Republic. This new initiative had a goal to strengthen the existing scientific cooperation between countries in the research/outreach spheres and to stimulate the new set up cooperation. NDP Valentina Pidlisnyuk participated in the event and shared the current results of the project and plans for t future including processing of miscanthus biomass to energy and bioproducts during informal meeting and minutes with participants.
The presentations at the event was delivered by:
- Karel Havlicek, Vice-Chair, Council for Research, Development and Innovation of the Czech Government.
- Stefan Jern, Head of Section, Cooperation with European countries and Israel, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
- Petr Ocko, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic
- Chistian Growitch, Vice-Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems, Germany
- Jiri Krechl, Head of the Research, Czechinvest
- Vaclav Pixa, Technical Director, Robert Bosch Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
- Vaclav Velcovsky, Deputy Minister for EU Funds and ESIF, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Czech Republic
- Martin Buncek, Director, Technological Agency of the Czech Republic.
- The event was moderated by Tomas Sacher, Director of Czech Center in Berlin.
Prof. Pidlisnyuk participated in the workshop on Interreg Programs. She had a brief discussion with Petr Ocko, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic about the miscanthus value chain and with Dr.Bobe from ICM – Institut Chemnitzer Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V., and Dr.Sylke Meyer, Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems, Germany related possibilities of cooperation in the project’s further steps.