International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (GSTIC) 2018

Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (GSTIC) 2018

In November, INBAR took part in the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (GSTIC) in Brussels, Belgium. INBAR Director General Hans Friederich and bamboo climate change expert, Pablo van der Lugt, led one plenary session of this event, and introduced a roster of important bamboo innovations and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, including the latest developments in bamboo housing, bamboo bicycles, road signs and drainage pipes. The full write-up can be read here.

Pictured: At the end of the GSTIC bamboo session, a bamboo bicycle was presented to Lieve Fransen, a Senior Adviser to the European Policy Centre and the winner of an INBAR-run quiz.