A new social platform called BioWatch has been launched to help projects within the bioeconomy sector increase awareness about their bio-based research findings.
Despite significant economic investment and dedicated research in the bio-based domain, public awareness of the potential benefits of bio-based products and applications is still relatively low. The need to raise awareness of this potential, and promote the benefits of these products and applications is clear.
BioWatch is a new online collaborative platform, designed specifically for the communication of research results related to the bioeconomy and to raise awareness of the potential of bio-based products and their applications. The platform also acts as a community tool, developed to enhance collaborative opportunities between a wide variety of stakeholders, including industry, political stakeholders, the media and the general public.
You could describe it as an elibrary for bio-based research and projects. Each project has a SEED, which displays information about the project in an accessible and engaging format. A SEED will contain similar information to a project’s website, but offers a stronger level of engagement with the target audience that cannot be achieved through a website alone.
Interested stakeholders and general members of the public can both view your SEED, and you can communicate with both parties. Members of BioWatch can follow whichever SEEDs interest them and receive push notifications when an update has been made.
Everyone can now join the BioWatch SEED Research Library.