EU Bioeconomy Youth Ambassadors
In May 2022, the European Commission launched a call for applications for Bioeconomy Youth Ambassadors. They are between 18 and 32 years old, represent 11 nationalities and live in 12 different Member States from all areas of the EU. They have expertise in various fields related to bioeconomy, food systems, forestry, blue bioeconomy, bio-based industry and in science communication. They carry the voice of youth in bioeconomy and: lead by example, inform and inspire others about sustainable and circular bioeconomy; reach out to communities: students and civil society, and engage decision-makers; raise awareness about the role of the bioeconomy in everyone’s life especially in youth communities; support the ongoing youth and education related processes of the EU. The 15 selected EU Bioeconomy Youth Ambassadors are: Robin Bartmann (AUT), Stefano Bertacchi (ITA), Matteo Bifone (ITA), Hailey Ciantar (MLT), Daragh Cogley (IRL), Ugne Dirdaite (LTU), Rita Escórcio (PRT), Katrin Jõgi (EST), József Lázár (HUN), Olivia Mrozinski (DEU), Pieter Nachtergaele (BEL), Philipp Schabert (DEU), Carmen Scioti (ITA), Camilla Werl (AUT), Daryna Zaitseva (UKR).