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Bioeconomy networks

Within Europe there is a number of platforms and initiatives to whom the Bioeconomy Platform of the USB aims to link and cooperate

  • European Federation of Biotechnology (Task Force on Bioeconomy)

  • EuropaBio

  • Bio-Based Europe

  • Bio-Based Industries

  • Bio TIC

  • EFIB

  • IFIB

  • PLATFORM of Bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions 

General source of data

  • Oficiall strategies 

  • National Bioeconomy profile
  • Joint Survey on national Bioeconomy strategies

  • Industrial Biotechnology Reports


EU (2007) En Route to the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy

EU (2012) Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for EuropeA Bioeconomy for Europe

EU (2013) Council Regulation on the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking

OECD (2009) The Bioeconomy to 2030: designing a policy agenda (full version)

OECD (2009) The Bioeconomy to 2030: designing a policy agenda

OECD (2009) The Bioeconomy to 2030: Designing a Policy Agenda

OECD (2009) The Bioeconomy to 2030: Designing a Policy Agenda

GFFA (2015) Growing Demand for Food, Raw Materials & Energy


Austria (2013) Positionspapier BioökonomieBioeconomy Background Paper
Belgium (2013) Bioeconomy in Flanders
Denmark (2012) The Copenhagen Declaration for a Bioeconomy in Action

Denmark (2009)Agreement on Green Growth

Finland (2014) The Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy 
France (2014) The new Face of the Industry
Germany (2010) Nationale Forschungsstrategie BioÖkonomie 2030

Germany (2010) National Research Strategy BioEconomy 2030

Germany (2013) National Policy Strategy on Bioeconomy

Germany (2013) Nationale Politikstrategie Bioökonomie
Ireland (2009) Developing the Green Economy in Ireland 
Ireland (2012) Delivering our Green Potential 

Italy (2014) Bioeconomy Factsheet - Italy *

Netherlands (2013) Groene Groei – Van Biomassa naar business 

Netherlands (2013) Green growth

Netherlands (2013) Green growth

Netherlands Bio – based Economy 2010 -2015

Netherlands Bio – based Economy 2010 -2015

Netherlands (2012) Framework Memorandum BioBased Economy

Netherlands (2012) Framework Memorandum BioBased Economy

Norway (2012) Research Programme on Sustainable Innovation in Food and Bio-based Industries
Russia (2011) Bioindustry and Bioresources - BioTech2030

Russia (2012) Bioindustry and Bioresources – BioTech 2030

Russia (2012)  Bioindustry and Bioresources – BioTech 2030

Spain (2014)  Bioeconomy: an approach from Spain *

Sweden (2012) Swedish Research and Innovation Strategy for a Bio-based Economy

Sweden (2012) Research and Innovation Strategy for Bio-based Economy
UK (2012) UK Bioenergy Strategy, UK Bioenergy Strategy

UK (2014) Agri-Tech Strategy
West Nordic Countries (Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland) (2014) Future Opportunities for Bioeconomy in the West Nordic Countries

North, Latine, South  America

Argentina (2012) Argentina Innovadora 2020 

Argentina (2012) Argentina Innovadora 2020

Brazil (2004) Brazil’s National Biodiesel Program (PNPB)

Biotechnology Strategy

Brazil (2007) Biotechnology Development Policy (2007):

Canada (2013) Growing Forward 2 (biomass)

Canada (2013)  Growing Forward 2

Canada (2011) Blueprint beyond Moose and Mountains

Canada (2005) The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy (CBS)

Canada (2011) British Columbia Bio-Economy

Canada BioEconomy Alberta 

Canada (2004) Ontario Bioproduct Strategy

Mexico (2009) Inter-Agency Biofuel Strategy

Uruguay (2012) Plan Sectorial de Biotechnología 2011-2020

USA (2012) National Bioeconomy Blueprint

USA (2014) Farm Bill

Asia and Pacific Ocean

Australia (2012) Bioenergy – Strategic Plan 2012–2015
Australia Biotechnology and Australian Agriculture: Toward the Development of a Vision and Strategy for the Application of Biotechnology to Australian Agriculture
Australia (2014) Bioenergy implementation plan
Australia (2014) Opportunities for Primary Industries in the Bioenergy Sector National Research, Development and Extension Strategy
China (2012) „Bioindustry Development Plan“, 12th Five-year Plan (2011-2015) on Agricultural Science and Technology Development

China China's 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) *

China China Releases 12th Five-Year Plan for National Strategic Emerging Industries *

India (2012) The Bioenergy Roadmap
India (2014) Biotechnology Strategy II

India (2007/ 2014) National Biotechnology Development Strategy

Indonesia (2014) Bioenergy Policies and Regulation in Indonesia
Japan (2009) Biomass Strategy
Japan (2012) Biomass Industrialization Strategy

Japan (2007) Biomass Utilization Plan

Japan (2013) The Guidebook for Promoting Biomass Town Concept *

Malaysia (2005) National Biotechnology Policy

Malaysia (2011) Bioeconomy Initiative  

Malaysia (2013) National Biomass Strategy 2020 : New wealth creation for Malaysia’s biomass industry

Malaysia (2013) Bioeconomy Initiative in Malaysia: Lessons learnt and the way forward *

Malaysia Bioeconomy Malaysia: Enriching the Nation, Securing the Future *

Malaysia Biotechnology Policy: Biotechnology for Wealth Creation and Social Well-being
Malaysia (2013) National Biomass Strategy (2nd version)
Malaysia (2013) Bioeconomy Transformation Programme
New Zealand (2010) Bioenergy Strategy
New Zealand (2013) Biological Industries Research Fund – Sector Investment Plan
Russia (2011) Bioindustry and Bioresources - BioTech2030
South Korea (2006) Bio-Vision 2016
South Korea (2012) Strategy for promotion of industrial biotechology

South Korea Biotech Policy Research Centre

South Korea  Biotechnology in Korea
Thailand (2003) National Biotechnology Policy Framework (2012-2021)
The Philippines - National Biofuels Plan (NBP 2013-2030) 

The Philippines - Philippine Energy Sector Plans and Programs 2013-2030 *

The Philippines - Targets for the Introduction of Biofuels in the Philippines *

The Philippines - Philippines Energy Plan (2012-2030)

Turkey (2014) Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Bioeconomy Related Activities in Turkey*

Turkey  Brief Summary of the Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) and Biotechnology Related Activities in Turkey *

Turkey KBBE-NET for Turkey: An Initiative to Transform Global Threats into Opportunities*


Ghana (2014) Bioenergy Strategy
Kenya (2008) Strategy for Developing the Bio-Diesel Industry in Kenya (2008-2012)
Kenya (2008) Bioethanol Strategy (2009-2012) 

Kenya (2008) Strategy for developing the Bio-Diesel Industry in Kenya (2008-2012) *
Mali (2009) Biofuel Strategy (Strategie Nationale de Développement des Biocarburants en Mali)
Mauritius (2013) Ocean Economy
Mozambique (2009) National Biofuel Policy and Strategy

Mozambique (2009) Biofuel Policy and Strategy for Mozambique *

South Africa (2014)  the Bioeconomy Strategy

South Africa (2014) The National Bioeconomy Strategy 

South Africa (2014)  The 2013 South African Bioeconomy Strategy


The Czech Republic

The Czech Republic Biotechnologická ročenka ČR (2012) (in Czech)

 Czech Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry

Czech Technology Platform for Biofuels

Czech Technology Platform for Food

Czech Technology Platform for Textile

Czech Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform

Czech Biogas Association

The Czech Membrane Platform

Czech NGV Association

Czech Technology Platform for Plant Biotechnology - Plants for the Future

Czech Technology Platform for Organic Agriculture

Czech Technology Platform for Plastics

Other links

Bioeconomy Initiative of the European Commission

European Federation of Biotechnology - Task Force on Bioeconomy


Bio-Tic Consortium

Nordic Bioeconomy

Bio-Based Europe

Bio-Based Industries

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB)

Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (IFIB)

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