Bioeconomy Youth Champion making science work

15 Dec 2020
Lucas Ngo Dee
2020 graduate Lucas Ngo Dee 
(Image: Anthony Chan)

In November 2020, The University of Queensland (UQ) joined the Technical University of Munich and the Queensland University of Technology to deliver a joint workshop focused on Land and Sea: Sustainable Bioeconomy and Inter-regional Ecosystems as part of the Global Bioeconomy Summit hosted in Berlin.

One of the key messages out of this workshop was that the bioeconomy creates key opportunities and challenges in forest, industrial and ocean ecosystems. 

UQ Master of Biotechnology alumnus Lucas Ngo Dee was one of eight students worldwide chosen as a Bioeconomy Youth Champion to give his opinion on these type of challenges. Lucas was selected by the Summit’s International Advisory Council from a field of more than 100 applicants to act as ambassadors for the bioeconomy.

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