BiT-RG meeting at Unitelma Sapienza

Today, BiT-RG members had a very productive meeting at Unitelma Sapienza, where future lines of research have been discussed. Special guest: the BiT-RG honorary member prof. Donald Huisingh, Professore Straordinario at Unitelma Sapienza and Emeritus Editor of the JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION.

EURAS Conference 2019

The 24th edition of the EURAS Conference will be held in Rome on the 13-15 June 2019. The conference theme is “Standards for a Bio-Based Economy”. Download here the Call for Papers! Please send any enquiries to Piergiuseppe Morone and Francesca Govoni at:

Pre-Call Open: Postdoctoral position (based in Rome)

STAR-ProBio ( is a challenging journey towards sustainability. And reinforcements are always welcomed! Thus, we are hiring a Postdoctoral Researcher to collaborate in the following tasks of the STAR-ProBio project: Assessment of social and socio-economic dimensions of sustainability schemes developed for bio-based products. These will include new economic activities associated with rural areas requalification, job creation, […]

BLOG_Two interesting activities of the RoadToBio project!

Nine identified bio-based opportunities for the Chemical Industry In the BBI-funded project RoadToBio with the main goal to develop a Roadmap to show the path to increase the bio-based share up to 25%  in the chemical industry until 2030, nine business cases that exemplify the possibilities for the chemical industry to produce more bio-based products […]

Social Life Cycle Approach as a Tool for Promoting the Market Uptake of Bio-Based Products from a Consumer Perspective – Pasquale M. Falcone and Enrica Imbert

The sustainability of bio-based products, especially when compared with fossil based products, must be assured. The life cycle approach has proven to be a promising way to analyze the social, economic and environmental impacts of bio-based products along the whole value chain. Until now, however, the social aspects have been under-investigated in comparison to environmental […]

Food Waste Reduction and Valorisation – Top 25% most downloaded eBook in the Springer relevant collection

“Food Waste Reduction and Valorisation – Sustainability Assessment and Policy Analysis” is a book edited by Piergiuseppe Morone, Franka Papendiek and Valentina Elena Tartiu. This book adds a new dimension to the sustainability assessment of food waste reduction and valorisation: policy analysis. Featuring a transdisciplinary analysis by key experts in the field, it identifies the […]