Review of bioeconomy strategies at regional and national levels. The biobased economy is poised for accelerated growth, with an abundance of costcompetitive feedstocks, commercial success of. A highly developed biobased economy uses biobased resources primarily for the production of chemicals and materials, and for energy as a side product, in. A biobased economy is an economy which for a large proportion draws its resources from living nature biomass, green resources, as an integral part of a green or sustainable economy. The tki is directed at the production of biobased innovation across the entire biomass value chain, from. In view of diminishing fossilbased resources, climate change and a grow ing world population, sustainable and resourceefficient strategies are. A strategy for a biobased economy the green european. These sectors are two of the nine top sectors in which the netherlands holds a strong position, globally.
The biobased economy develops faster in the usa than in europe. The international biobased economy student symbiosum is a symbiosis of the sum of a conference and a thinktank to achieve a richer experience than the sum of both parts. A biobased economy is perceived as a major crosssectoral topic and is promoted as a smart specialisation strategy for whole regions and companies. The focus of the tu delft and bebasics brazil office lies on circular economy and clean technology in general and more specific but not limited to renewable materials and biofuels biorenewables in the broadest sense, including sustainability. In this project we have researched the international market opportunities for dutch. Langeveld and others published the biobased economy. By setting up an inspiring proactive environment for studentexpert interaction as well as networking opportunities we will provide you with the tools to become the innovators. The rise of the biobased economy and why brand owners. Why then is the biobased economy a new cry, often linked to both new economic activity and sustainability. To ensure effective implementation of the ecodesign directive, adequate financial resources should be made available. Review of bioeconomy strategies at regional and national. Turning waste into value opportunities for companies and research institutes in the german capital region and europe background. In order to commercialize biobased products successfully, the us and china should cooperate. Towards a sustainable bioeconomy books of abstracts 2015 strategies towards a resource.
He showed that in many markets, his company as do others develops biobased materials with attractive new properties. Biobased economy blog of researchers of wur about research. Measuring growth and impacts industrial biotechnology empowers the biobased economy, enhances a broad variety of industries and creates potential for new products. The images or other third party material in this book are included in the books creative. All economic activity derived from biobased products and processes which contributes to sustainable and resourceefficient solutions to the challenges we face in food, chemicals, materials, energy production, health and environmental protection. A basic overview of what our postoil future will look like. Biobased products industry 2018 acknowledgments the u. The bioeconomy is based on the premise that achieving a better balance.
Pdf ebook voor elektronische leeromgeving kopieer arrangement 1. The biobased economy relies on sustainable, plantderived resources for fuels, chemicals, materials, food and feed rather than on the evanescent usage of fossil resources. Micromasters is a brandnew credential that was launched by edx and 15 of the worlds leading universities. Continued investments are needed to establish a biobased infrastructure while ensuring that the economics of biobased feedstocks are competitive with existing, petroleumbased feedstocks. Bioeconomy shaping the transition to a sustainable. This book was printed in the uk by tj international. Experience new ways of learning in a fun way receive job and internship opportunities get prizes and recognition from your innovation from the success of the first edition of the ibbess event, the student board cesh is preparing a new.
Dit project is tot stand gekomen door een samenwerking binnen het centre of biobased economy getrokken door wageningen ur, has hogeschool, inholland delft, vanhall larenstein en cah vilentum. It is closely linked to the green economy and the knowledgebased bioeconomy. The term bioeconomy, or biobased economy, was first given a description by rodrigo martinez and juan enriquez at the genomics seminar which took place in 1997 during the american association for the advancement of science aaas meeting. Jan 11, 2012 the rise of the biobased economy and why brand owners need to develop a strategy in 2012. Transition towards a sustainable biobased economy rsc. Bebasic is the largest international publicprivate partnership in the world in biobased economy.
Biofuels, materials, and chemicals in the post oil era find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. The biobased economy bbe is an economy in which biomass is used for energy and chemistry purposes. The rise of the biobased economy and why brand owners need to develop a strategy in 2012. The development of a biobased economy w il l ta ke place in an u ncerta in contex t, contr ibuted to by cl im ate chan ge, p r o d u c t i o n o f b i o f u e l s, f o s s i l f u e l p r i c e. This book is a printed edition of the special issue sustainability transition. Oct 21, 2014 news europe focuses on social acceptance of the biobased economy published on october 21, 2014. The bioeconomy is industrys response to current global social, environmental, and economic challenges including climate change, food insecurity, and natural resource shortages. Biobased economy bioeconomy aims at reducing the dependence from fossil fuels and finite materials without overexploiting natural resources. The national bioeconomy blueprint describes five strategic objectives for a bioeconomy with the potential to generate economic growth and address societal needs although progress is being made in all of these areas, much work remains if the united states is to remain competitive in a changing world. Relaunch of the international directory for biobased businesses ibib book your two page company profile for free and an unlimited time period.
Kenoverview of us biobased environment for national. Feb 28, 2007 a basic overview of what our postoil future will look like. Publication type, book or proceedings aimed at a professional audience. Major concentration of this study is on the agricultural feedstocks for use in the production of liquid transportation fuels, and related products. It is intended as a preliminary exploration of the broad area of natural fiber composites nfc. Het arrangement introduction to the biobased economy is gemaakt met wikiwijs van kennisnet. This paper provides an outline of the biobased economy, its perspectives for agriculture and, more particularly, for development purposes. The bioeconomy agenda has been developed by powerful corporations and is being pushed by eu and g7 member states. More and more global players take action and expand their products and services of biobased materials, such as biobased plastics and biocomposites or surfactants, as well as raw materials, intermediates and green additives. Whos who in the biobased economy find new players, supplier and partners in the growing biobased business. Towards a sustainable bio based economy in 2020 european. Usda report shows growing biobased products industry.
Towards a carbonnegative sustainable biobased economy. The bioeconomy agenda emerged in response to the need to find alternatives to fossil fuels. Agriculture will be core to the biobased economy, providing source materials for commodity items, e. The conclusions and recommendations are those of the authors and have not been endorsed by the usda. This book defines the new field of bioeconomy as the sustainable and innovative use of biomass and biological knowledge to provide food, feed, industrial products, bioenergy and ecological services. An important resource for researchers, industrial professionals and policy makers involved in the bioeconomy. This workshop joins brazilian and dutch researchers active in the field of biobased economy. To ensure effective implementation of the ecodesign directive, adequate financial resources should be. Oct 24, 2016 the biobased economy or bioeconomy has the potential to create new companies, new jobs and even entirely new industries. Europe focuses on social acceptance of the biobased economy. In a bioeconomy, renewable biobased materials such as crop residues and dedicated energy crops replace petroleum as a primary source of industrial and energy raw materials. Introduction to the biobased economy lesmateriaal wikiwijs. Energy future,9 this 2012 national bioeconomy blueprint has two purposes.
Innovation partnership programme circular and biobased economy camilla lehorst deputy director ministry of enterprise. A sustainable bioeconomy for europe european commission. An important aspect of the bioeconomy is understanding mechanisms and processes at the genetic, molecular, and. The cornerstone of this economy is the biorefinery, in which renewable resources are intelligently converted to a plethora of products, maximizing the valorization of the. Rivm recently investigated how the biobased economy, more specifically the biobased chemistry sector, relates to the eu reach regulation on chemicals. Turning waste into value 2nd biobased economy conference. Europe focuses on social acceptance of the biobased economy wur.
Although there are still plenty of challenges to face on the road to successful market introductions, the potential of lignin is excellent. Across the globe, nations are investing in publicprivate partnerships to expand their biobased economy for domestic and international consumers. Compiled by the biotechnology innovation organization bio, the renewable chemical platforms building the biobased economy paper profiles companies making progress in commercialising renewable chemical applications. The biobased economy is, in fact, growing, and it offers great potential for increased job creation in numerous sectors across the u.
The chapters highlight the importance of bioeconomyrelated concepts in public, scientific, and political discourse. The bioeconomy the term bioeconomy includes all industries and economic sectors that produce, manage and otherwise exploit biological resources e. Biobased economy workshop status meeting new call presentation matchmaking. Usa a new report showcasing 100 global businesses building the biobased economy with renewable chemical applications has been released. But in my opinion, the most convincing evidence in the picture of slow but steady developments in the biobased economy was presented by dsms marcel wubbolts. Perspectives and challenges of eu chemicals legislation. The interest in lignin from the industry is undiminished. Pdf development perspectives of the biobased economy. In the biobased industries one million new jobs could be. Over the past few years, the bioeconomys focus on agrofuels has stimulated land grabbing in the global south. Our economy is slowly but surely heeding the signal that carbon is the new watchword. Aug 09, 2016 during the last years the market for biobased materials has achieved international relevance and constant growth. Jaworski abstract this paper provides an outline of the biobased economy, its perspectives for agriculture and, more particularly, for development purposes.
Agriculture has the potential to be central to this economy, providing source materials for commodity items such as liquid fuels and valueadded products chemicals and materials. American scientific and technological knowhow needs to be fuelled by chinas need, drive and money, the editor suggests. Biobased economy is inevitable but, true biobased economy is still a long way to go ongoing role for traditional fossil fuel based energy and materials and chemistry considerable challenges to be overcome. This book defines the new field of bioeconomy as the sustainable and. The cornerstone of this economy is the biorefinery, in which renewable resources. Biobased economy sustainable use of agricultural resources. Biobased economy, bioeconomy or biotechonomy refers to economic activity involving the use of biotechnology in the production of biobased goods, services, or energy from biological material or biomass as the primary resource base. Data, indicators and research on biotechnology including innovation and health, genetics and genomics guidelines, biobased economy and nanotechnology. The biobased economy can and should be to the 21st century what the fossilbased economy was to the 20th century. The main objective of this book is to explore the potential of a biobased economy and and to determine how to steer its implementation in such a way that it leads to an optimal environmental, economic and social performanceit is a very important contribution to a transition towards a biobased economy. The national bioeconomy blueprint describes five strategic objectives for a bioeconomy with the. Most of the products we used to make out of petroleum can now be made from plants. Biobased products industry a report to the congress of the united states of america how to cite this report golden, j. The european bioeconomy has an approximate market size of over.
Biobased economy bbe is one of seven tkis within top sector chemicals industry topsector chemie. Biobased economy find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. Department of agricultures usdas biopreferred program commissioned this report. On january 24th, the first course of the new micromasters biobased sciences for sustainability will start. A report to the congress of the united states of america.
The biobased economy can be to the 21st century what the fossilbased economy was to the 20th century. International biobased economy student symbiosum ibbess. In the bioeconomy, renewable biological resources are used to replace fossil fuels as well as for food, animal feed, and other biobased products. Sustainability transition towards a biobased economy. The bioeconomy comprises those parts of the economy that involve renewable biological resources such as forests, crops, animals and microorganisms in the production of food, materials and energy. Introduction biobased economy and biobased society bio. Belson special to the digest the biobased economy or bioeconomy has the potential to create new companies, new jobs and even entirely new industries. The dutch national institute for public health and the environment hereafter. The idea is based on increasing the use of biotechnologies and biofuels, and is a response to growing concerns about the unsustainable use and management of finite natural resources. The rise of the biobased economy and why brand owners need. An important aspect of the bioeconomy is understanding mechanisms and processes at the genetic, molecular, and genomic levels, and applying this.213 1619 108 148 604 572 1493 616 1248 799 775 157 1535 401 466 410 584 8 987 839 961 646 112 1651 1576 1145 250 1494 1213 626 988 747 151 465 773 1116 1285 492