The European Bioeconomy Manifesto launched today sets out how the continent plans to grow this mult-trillion euro industry.
Carlos tweeted this morning that the “bioeconomy represents €2.2 trillion of the EU’s economy and 9% of its workforce” and that “by 2025, the aim is that each euro invested in EU-funded bioeconomy research will generate 10 euro of added value”.
“Faced with the current challenges of food security, climate change and industrial transformation, we have the responsibility to figure out how to best deal with the biological resources we have and how to put them to the best use. In the past five years, the EU has made major progress in this respect. We have taken stock of this progress to make sure that we focus our efforts in the right direction in this diverse and fast-changing part of the economy,” added Carlos.
EU #Bioeconomy Strategy contributes to sustainable industries and to #EUIndustry Policy, #CircularEconomy, #EnergyUnion and #FutureofCAP, as well as global #sustainability objectives #BioeconomyPolicyDay Read more: https://t.co/vmMABwh3jy pic.twitter.com/XXI2iU9WHy
— Carlos Moedas (@Moedas) November 16, 2017