Factsheet: German Biorefinery Roadmap

German Biorefinery Roadmap

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Biorefineries Roadmap as part of the German Federal Government action plans for the material and energetic utilisation of renewable raw materials
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Roadmap Bioraffinerien im Rahmen der Aktionspläne Bundesregierung zur stofflichen und energetischen Nutzung nachwachsender Rohstoffe
Description: 
The ‘Biorefineries Roadmap’ is a comprehensive and integrated roadmap for the period up to 2030. The purpose of the roadmap is to create an essential foundation for the formulation of a strategy towards the development and implementation of biorefineries. Thereby, and also taking into account developments that are already in progress, this will involve the identification of future development paths incorporating both market demand and technology push, and where sustainability will serve as a model. The goal of the ‘Biorefineries Roadmap’ is the analysis and preliminary assessment of future developments in the field of action of biorefineries.
Goal/Aim: 
The goal of the ‘Biorefineries Roadmap’ is the analysis and preliminary assessment of future developments in the field of action of biorefineries.
Responsible Authority: 
Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV), Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012