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Nitra
At A Glance

Area: 76.343 km²

Total population: 682.587

Bioeconomy maturity: Low

Bioeconomy strategy: No

Main feedstock: Agricultural residues, water waste treatment and sludge, municipal waste

POWER4BIO partner: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA)

Contact person for Nitra: Danka Moravcikova

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Bioeconomy Strategy

Slovakia does not have bioeconomy strategy yet but there are some programmes related to bioeconomy:

  • National RIS3 / regional RIS3
  • Key areas of scientific specialization
  • National Action Plan for energy from renewable energy sources
  • Rural Development Programme of the SR (2014 – 2020)
  • Programme of Economic and Social Development of the Nitra region (2016 – 2022)

Main Targets Of The Region Regarding Bioeconomy

  • Innovations and optimization of processing of primary products for food with added value
  • Support of bioeconomy
  • Innovative methods of harvested production and processing of biomass
  • Utilization of biomass for energy purposes

Main Stakeholders
In The Region

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the SR

Regional government

Agroentrepreneurs

Associations

R&Dis and HEIs

Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency

Bioeconomy cluster

Local governments

Innovative small and middle entrepreneurs and businesses

Active civic society with awareness to bioeconomy

NGOs

Profitable value chains for small-scale farmers

Available Biomass Sources
At Regional Level

  • Agricultural residues
  • Forest residues
  • Industrial waste
  • Animal by-products livestock waste
  • Municipal waste
  • Energy crops
  • Food losses
POWER4BIO Regions – Overview

All Regions Participating In POWER4BIO

Ten regions from nine different countries are participating in POWER4BIO, five of which coming from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and five from Western and Southern Europe (WSE).

Germany
Hungary
Ukraine
Spain
Poland
Czech
Bavaria
Italy
Belgium
Slovakia