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Policies Driving the Bioeconomy

October 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ministerial Address

Charlie McConalogue, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Ireland


Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry

The United States Department of Agriculture recently released a report ‘Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry’  on the 10th anniversary of the creation of the USDA’s Certified Biobased Product Label. The report demonstrates that the biobased industry is a substantial generator of economic activity and jobs, and that it has a significant positive impact on the environment. According to the rehttps://www.biopreferred.gov/BioPreferred/port, in 2017, the biobased products industry:

  • Supported 4.6 million American jobs through direct, indirect and induced contributions.
  • Contributed $470 billion to the U.S. economy.
  • Generated 2.79 jobs in other sectors of the economy for every biobased job.


EU Biorefinery Outlook to 2030

This European Commission study presents scenarios on how demand and supply for biobased chemicals and materials could grow to 2030 and provides roadmaps with actions required to increase the deployment of chemical and material driven biorefineries in the EU.

Richard Platt, Managing Consultant, E4tech, England


This  event is taking place as part of the National Bioeconomy Summit: https://bioeconomy.ie/


October 19, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm