Factsheet: Bioeconomy strategy (COM(2012)60)

Bioeconomy strategy (COM(2012)60)

Key Information


Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
EU Bioeconomy Strategy - COM(2012)60, Communication of 13 February 2012: Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe.
The Bioeconomy Strategy and its Action Plan aim to pave the way to a more innovative, resource efficient and competitive society that reconciles food security with the sustainable use of renewable resources for industrial purposes, while ensuring environmental protection. The Action Plan describes the Commission's main actions for the implementation of the Bioeconomy Strategy objectives, building on FP7, Horizon 2020 and other relevant existing policy initiatives, such as the EIPs. It also invites Member States and stakeholders to engage.
Strategy towards the bioeconomy.

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Responsible Authority: 
DG Research and Innovation


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