On 16 November 2017, the European Commission published a review of the 2012 EU Bioeconomy Strategy. The review underlines some crucial bioeconomy developments in several Member States, such as the development of national and regional bioeconomy strategies.
Bioeconomy stakeholders conference in Bratislava encouraged regions to take action
The Slovak Presidency together with European Commission under the auspices of Standing Committee of Agricultural Research (SCAR) organised a conference in Bratislava on 17 October on the role of EU regions in developing a sustainable European Bioeconomy.
European Commission study on the cascading use of wood
The European Commission has published a study on the optimised cascading use of wood and intends to publish voluntary guidelines for cascading next year. The study will be on the agenda of the next meeting of the Commission DG GROW expert group on forest-based industries and sect