A scholarship to change the future

The Raul Gardini Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship in support of Biocirce, Europe’s first Master programme entirely dedicated to Bio-economics.

Starting in 2020, the Foundation will grant a yearly scholarship to the most deserving student who has completed the first four lesson modules.

The Master’s programme goal is to train professionals specialized in “Bioeconomy in the Circular Economy”. All key aspects of the value chain for companies operating in the Bio-economy field will be studied.

The study program, unique in its kind, focuses on the production of raw materials of biological origin and examines all the scientific and economic aspects of the industry, taking into account regulations, the innovations that are changing the sector and the role of institutions.

The Programme will focus on: the development of sustainable technologies, the reduction of barriers to biotechnological innovation, the promotion of the integration of biotechnological research in its various commercial applications, strengthening dialogue with governments, citizens and businesses and the provision of existing and emerging markets of cutting-edge technologies. As stated by the president of Biocirce Master, Professor Giovanni Sannia : «The Master programme responds to the urgent demand for training of a new managerial class, one that is able to face the questions posed by the awareness that the paradigm of “industrial production” and “profit” must now to change to reduce its impact on society and nature”.

BIOCIRCE is a the joint initiative of four leading Italian universities: Milan-Bicocca, Federico II of Naples, Bologna and Turin; and several leading companies in the Bio-Economy and circular economy: Intesa Sanpaolo, Novamont, GFBiochemicals and PTP Science Park in Lodi.

Introduction to Master BIOCIRCE