The bioeconomy already makes a strong contribution to the overall EU economy. It contributes close to 5% to the EU gross domestic product.
The EU bioeconomy is driven by innovation and creates high-value products. The bioeconomy covers the use of renewable biological resources from agriculture, forests and seas, including residues and waste to produce food, materials and energy.
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