This Vision will establish a sustainable and competitive bio-based industry in the EU enabling a circular bio-society by 2050. In this circular bio-society, informed citizens choose a sustainable way of life, supporting an economy that couples economic growth with societal well-being and respect for the environment.
The Vision focuses on four key drivers:
- Foster food security for a growing world population and meet its demand for sustainable products
- Contribute to a sustainable planet
- Create jobs and growth in the circular bioeconomy
- Achieve a circular bioeconomic society
and is the result of the collective input from by the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and its members, the Bio-based Industries Joint-Undertaking (BBI JU) advisory bodies: the States Representatives Group and Scientific Committee, and the following organisations:
European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA) and its members:
The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) was also consulted in this process.