Knowledge Based Bioeconomy

The Bioeconomy encompasses the full range of ecosystems – land and sea resources, biodiversity and biological materials (plant, animal and microbe), processing, and consumption. It includes the agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, biotechnology and chemical industry sectors but also contributes to the sustainable growth and production of food, feed, energy and renewable materials and to the development of rural and coastal areas. The Knowledge Based Bioeconomy focuses on sustainable management, production and use of renewable biological resources, through life sciences and biotechnology and convergence with other technologies addressing the great societal challenges, to enhance the EU’s overall competitiveness and to meet high consumer demands.

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