Course syllabus E15-0006-I - Bioeconomy (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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The units forming the course syllabus:
1.
The Perspective of Bioeconomy (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: The challenges of the 21st century and the Perspective of Bioeconomy
b.Seminar: Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the bioeconomy

2.
Vision and Objectives for a Biobased Economy (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Vision and Objectives for a Biobased Economy
b.Seminar: Case studies

3.
National bio- strategy research (allowance 3/1)
 
a.Lecture: National research strategy -- Towards a biobased economy in Slovakia
b.
Seminar: Case studies

4.
Bioeconomy in Slovakia and EU27 (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Bioeconomy in Slovakia and EU27
b.
Seminar: Case studies

5.
Ensuring sustainable agriculture production (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Ensuring sustainable agriculture production- securing global nutrition, producing health and safe foods.
b.
Seminar: Useage of the renewable resources for industry

6.
Biomass production and energy utilization of Biomass in Slovak Republic (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Developing biomass-based energy carriers- Biomass production and energy utilization of Biomass in Slovak Republic
b.
Seminar: Bioenergy and Sustainability ,Renewable energy- biomass, bioliquids and biofuels

7.
Modelling the relationship between agriculture and the environment (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Modelling the relationship between agriculture and the environment using bio- economic models
b.
Seminar: A potential methodological approach to the EU Bio-economy

8.
Costs and Production function in Bio-Economy (allowance 3/1)
 
a.Lecture: Cost and Production function in Bio-Economy- Removing the
limitations of Cobb Douglas function
b.
Seminar: Cobb Douglas function, illustrations, calculations of cost effectiveness

9.Agri-environmental indicators for EU 27 (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Agri-environmental indicators for EU 27
b.Seminar: Case studies

10.The Bio-Economy Concept - Farmer Perspective (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture:The Bio-Economy Concept and Knowledge Base in a Public Goods
and Farmer Perspective
b.
Seminar: Case studies

11.Economics of biogas plants (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture:Economics of biogas plants
b.
Seminar: Cost-effectiveness, Profitability of biogas plants, Return on Investment of biogas plants- calculations of indicators... Net present value, IRR

12.Algae: Biofuel for the future??? (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Biofuel for the future???
b.
Seminar: Productivity and economic efficiency

13.
Total factor productivity and the bio-economy effects (allowance 3/1)
 
a.
Lecture: Total factor productivity and the bio-economy effects
b.
Seminar: Written test


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