Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Study on the Competitiveness of EU Eco-industry

Study on the Competitiveness of EU Eco-industry
Published on: 22/10/2009
Author: ECORYS

The goal of this study is to perform a competitiveness screening of the EU eco-industries in order to identify factors which need to be addressed in the industrial competitiveness policy for eco-industries based on a quantitative economic foundation. The competitiveness screening identifies those framework conditions and possible market failures that are most important for indusrial competitiveness. An im[ortant elelment of the study is the analysis of eco-industry's supply chain.

The report is published in two parts. The first part provides the main results of the analysis for the EU eco-industries as a whole and cross-cutting policy issues. The second part provides a review of particular eco-industries that have been perceived as core EU eco-industries for this study.