German Bioeconomy Council

The Bioeconomy Council is an independant advisory body to the German Federal Government. On this website you'll find comprehensive information on bioeconomy, the work and publications of the Council, the office in Berlin, and the latest news on the subject.

  • Bioeconomy Council welcomes new EU strategy

    Bioeconomy Council welcomes new EU strategy

    18.10.2018 - The European Commission has renewed the bioeconomy strategy and adopted a comprehensive action plan. 14 packages of measures aim to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and circular bioeconomy in Europe. More

  • Genome editing: Call for new EU legislation

    Genome editing: Call for new EU legislation

    17.09.2018 - The Bioeconomy Council proposes differentiated assessment of the technologies and calls upon policy-makers to modernise genetic engineering legislation. Otherwise Germany would remain out in the cold in this "biological revolution" and would have no say in shaping the necessary international regulations. More

  • Results of the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

    Results of the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

    19.04.2018 - The bioeconomy has yet to be appropriately included in international fora on innovation, climate, biodiversity and sustainable development policy. Therefore, bioeconomy needs its own independent global forum. This is what the 700 participants agreed upon at the second Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018 in Berlin. More

  • Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin

    Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin

    11.04.2018 - Around 800 experts from more than 70 countries are expected to participate in the second Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin. High-ranking representatives from politics, science, civil society and the business sector will meet from 19 - 20 April to discuss the latest bioeconomy developments. In focus: opportunities and challenges for an increasingly biobased and sustainable economy. More

Members of the Council

Publications


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