Year: <span>2018</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 …

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, …

Dries Maes, Steven Van Passel, Effective bioeconomy policies for the uptake of innovative technologies under resource constraints, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 120, 2019, Pages 91-106, ISSN 0961-9534, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.11.008. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0961953418303040)

The bioeconomy is a shared vision for a future European industry entirely based on organic matter. Authorities support this technological development with subsidies and policies stimulating R&D. One major limitation for the bioeconomy is that …