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.

  • 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

Members of the Council

Publications

Global Bioeconomy Summit

Global Bioeconomy Summit 2015 Video

The Global Bioeconomy Summit was the first community building platform to discuss bioeconomy policies globally. For this purpose, the German Bioeconomy Council invited more than 850 leaders from policy, research, industry and civil society to Berlin.


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