Main topic: <span>Bioeconomy strategies / policy related information</span>

EU ambition to build the world’s leading bioeconomy—Uncertain times demand innovative and sustainable solutions (article by Bell, J. et al.)

This article outlines the current context and the development of the European Bioeconomy Strategy. It analyses the current situation, challenges and needs for EU action and concludes with the next steps that the European Commission …

A New Socio-economic Indicator to Measure the Performance of Bioeconomy Sectors in Europe (article by D’Adamo et al.)

The European Commission supports the production of renewable biological resources and their conversion into value added products and bio-energy. A new bioeconomy strategy aimed at promoting a sustainable Europe was launched in October 2018. However, …

Synthesis on bioeconomy monitoring systems in the EU Member States – indicators for monitoring the progress of bioeconomy (report by Lier, M. et al.)

This report presents an overview of existing bioeconomy strategies, policies or related initiatives and indicators to monitor and assess these at EU MS level, and the importance of existing bioeconomy sectors at national level. Furthermore, …

Friends or foes? A compatibility assessment of bioeconomy-related Sustainable Development Goals for European policy coherence ( article by Ronzon, T. and Sanjuán A.I. )

In October 2018, the European Union (EU) launched an updated bioeconomy strategy with the aim of encouraging the substitution of fossil carbon with biomass feedstock in the industry and in energy production while preserving ecosystem …