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:
1. Foster food security for a growing world population and meet its demand for sustainable products
2. Contribute to a sustainable planet
3. Create jobs and growth in the circular bioeconomy
4. 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 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.