A common and robust knowledge base for a sustainable and circular bioeconomy
What we do
The Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy supports policymaking by:
- identifying, filtering and structuring relevant information and making it accessible
- bringing together researchers, policymakers and other experts in the field
- analysing, synthesising available evidence and communicating it in a transparent, tailored and concise manner
- Global challenges, such as climate change and land and ecosystem degradation, coupled with growing demands for food and energy, force us to find new ways of producing and consuming.
- A sustainable and circular bioeconomy helps address these challenges.
- To develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy, policies must be evidence-based and coherent across different sectors. For this, we need a common and robust knowledge base.
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Browse Bioeconomy by topic
Dig into data, visualisations and other resources on agricultural biomass in the EU: how much biomass is produced? What types and where? And much more!
Explore data and information on forestry biomass and the state of EU forests: key figures, visualisations, publications and other resources selected for you!
Learn more on EU policies relevant to the bioeconomy: key strategies, legislations and action plans in one place!
Biomass is the physical basis of the bioeconomy and at the core of the societal challenges it addresses. Knowledge on biomass production, availability and use is key.
The EU bioeconomy in 2017 generated 4.7% of the EU GDP, EUR 614 billion of value added and employed 17.5 million people
Environmental impacts of bioeconomy sectors must be monitored in order to ensure that the bioeconomy operates within safe ecological limits
European funding for bioeconomy research in 2014-2020 mostly comes from Horizon 2020 and the European Structural and Investment Funds