Bioeconomy model regions

Transitioning to a sustainable bioeconomy is an acknowledged pathfinder to achieving European Green Deal ambition by enabling sustainable development, reduced dependence on fossil resources and the creation of new economic opportunities. While the realisation of bioeconomy on a regional level holds great promise it still faces hurdles in its concrete implementation. The majority of stakeholders in regions throughout Europe lack actionable knowledge to translate existing strategies into practice and to embed them into society, industry and research while simultaneously considering planetary boundaries. Thus bioeconomy model regions tackle the urgent need to specify bioeconomy into tangible transition measures. It embodies a forward-thinking approach to bioeconomic development, rooted in collaboration, innovation and sustainability.