• Bioeconomy Council welcomes recommendations of High-Tech Forum

    Bioeconomy Council welcomes recommendations of High-Tech Forum

    15.05.2017 - The bioeconomy is one of six future topics recommended for Germany’s innovation policy by the prestigious High-Tech Forum. More

  • Bioeconomy Council recommends focus areas for research strategy

    Bioeconomy Council recommends focus areas for research strategy

    15.12.2016 - Today the Bioeconomy Council has handed-over its recommendations for continuing the “National Research Strategy BioEconomy” to State Secretary Dr. Georg Schütte. More

  • Nature commentary: Bioeconomy important for SDGs

    Nature commentary: Bioeconomy important for SDGs

    20.07.2016 - The bioeconomy is central to the achievement of climate protection and sustainable development goals. Experts from the Bioeconomy Council recommend cornerstones for international policy. More

  • Wood in the Bioeconomy - Opportunities and Limits

    Wood in the Bioeconomy - Opportunities and Limits

    19.04.2016 - Wood is a valuable resource for the bioeconomy and could be used much more efficiently in Germany. This is apparent from an analysis published today by the Biocconomy Council. More

  • Global Agenda Adopted for Sustainable Bioeconomy

    Global Agenda Adopted for Sustainable Bioeconomy

    26.11.2015 - At the Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin, more than 850 participants from 82 nations set themselves the goal of increasing the involvement of the bioeconomy in sustainable development and the battle against climate change. More

  • First Global Summit on Bioeconomy and Sustainability

    First Global Summit on Bioeconomy and Sustainability

    25.11.2015 - The Global Bioeconomy Summit opened in Berlin today eight weeks after negotiations on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in New York and just one week before the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. More than 850 delegates from 82 countries have accepted the invitation extended by Germany's Bioeconomy Council to attend this first Global Bioeconomy Summit. More

  • Realignment of bioenergy policy in Germany

    Realignment of bioenergy policy in Germany

    09.07.2015 - The Bioeconomy Council recommends that the Federal Government should realign bioenergy as part of the energy transition and gear itself to international challenges. More

  • Complex implementation rules compromise objectives of Nagoya Protocol

    Complex implementation rules compromise objectives of Nagoya Protocol

    02.07.2015 - Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in Europe is threatening to interfere considerably with the international scientific exchange of biological diversity. In the medium term, this would compromise the breeding of new plant species in agriculture or the use of biological principles in sectors such as medicine, the food processing or chemical industry. More