Bioeconomy key contributor to EU jobs and growth agenda

19 December 2017

The EC expert group on bio-based products has published a report containing 9 guiding principles and 8 policy recommendations for jobs and growth through bio-based products. The recommendations include: Coordinate bioeconomy within overall EU policy framework and full revision of the bioeconomy strategy; Further improve access to financing for investments in biorefinery projects; Enable sustainability assessment of (bio-based) products; Apply standards and labels for better evaluation by purchasers.
The bioeconomy is already worth over €2.2 trillion while providing over 18 million jobs. It is a key contributor to the EU jobs and growth agenda (News Item European Commission, 15 November 2017).
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