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Publication | 10 October 2018

A new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe

The European bioeconomy is one of the EU’s largest and most important sectors encompassing agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, bio-energy and bio-based products with an annual turnover of around 2 trillion euro and employing around 18 million people.

The bioeconomy has a huge potential for

  • Job creation Climate mitigation and a carbon-neutral future
  • Climate mitigation and a carbon-neutral future
  • A renewed and strengthened EU industrial base and modernised primary production
  • Restoring healthy ecosystems and enhancing biodiversity
A new bioeconomy strategy for a sustainable Europe - Factsheet
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