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Visualisation | Last updated: 27 Feb 2023

The bioeconomy in different countries

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National strategies and Institutions metadata
Lusser, M., Sanchez Lopez, J., Landa, L., Avraamides, M., Motola, V., Zika, E., Mallorquin, P., Joint survey on bioeconomy policy developments in different countries. Background, methods used and recommendations for future editions, Report of JRC, BBI JU and IEA Bioenergy. 2018. European Commission's Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy
Sanchez Lopez, Javier; Gerlach, Hildegard; Girardi, Iacopo; Borzacchiello, Maria Teresa; Lusser, Maria; Avraamides, Marios (2020): Strategies and other policy initiatives dedicated to the bioeconomy in the EU and some other countries. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Regional strategies metadata
Haarich, Silke; Kirchmayr-Novak, Stephanie; Sanchez Lopez, Javier; Borzacchiello, Maria Teresa; Avraamides, Marios (2022): Regional bioeconomy strategies in the EU. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Haarich, S., Kirchmayr-Novak, S., Bioeconomy strategy development in EU regions, Sanchez Lopez, J., Borzacchiello, M.T. and Avraamides, M. editors, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2022, ISBN 978-92-76-49341-9, doi:10.2760/065902, JRC128740.
2015 - 2021
Initiatives metadata
Mubareka, S., Giuntoli, J., Sanchez Lopez, J., Lasarte Lopez, J., M`barek, R., Ronzon, T., Renner, A. and Avraamides, M., Trends in the EU Bioeconomy, EUR 31434 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2023, ISBN 978-92-68-00295-7 (online), doi:10.2760/835046 (online), JRC132639
Valeria Magnolfi; Sanchez Lopez, Javier; Girardi, Jacopo; Avraamides, Marios (2023): Policy initiatives, measures and instruments supporting the bioeconomy in the EU and MSs. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Bioeconomics metadata
Ronzon, Tévécia; Piotrowski, Stephan; M'barek, Robert; Carus, Michael; Tamošiūnas, Saulius (2022): Jobs and wealth in the EU bioeconomy / JRC - Bioeconomics. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Ronzon T, Piotrowski S, Tamosiunas S, Dammer L, Carus M, M’barek R. Developments of Economic Growth and Employment in Bioeconomy Sectors across the EU. Sustainability. 2020; 12(11):4507.
2008 - 2019
Bioenergy metadata
Algae production metadata
Vazquez Calderon, F., Sanchez Lopez, J., An overview of the algae industry in Europe. Producers, production systems, species, biomass uses, other steps in the value chain and socio-economic data, Guillen, J., Avraamides, M. editors, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2022, doi:10.2760/813113, JRC130107.
Araújo R, Vázquez Calderón F, Sánchez López J, Azevedo IC, Bruhn A, Fluch S, Garcia Tasende M, Ghaderiardakani F, Ilmjärv T, Laurans M, Mac Monagail M, Mangini S, Peteiro C, Rebours C, Stefansson T and Ullmann J (2021) Current Status of the Algae Production Industry in Europe: An Emerging Sector of the Blue Bioeconomy. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:626389. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.626389
Araujo, R., Brief on algae biomass production. Lusser, M., Sanchez Lopez, J. and Avraamides, M. editor(s). 2019, ISBN 978-92-76-12270-8 doi:10.2760/402819
Issue date:
January 2021
Last update:
April 2022
Joint Research Centre – Algae Database
Wood resource balances metadata
Cazzaniga N.E., Jasinevičius G., Jonsson R., Mubareka S. (2021). Wood Resource Balances of European Union and Member States - Release 2021. EC Joint Research Centre, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC126552.
2009 - 2017