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Bioeconomy Report 2016

First report providing horizontal analysis of the EU Bioeconomy • The Bioeconomy cuts across several economic sectors, academic disciplines and policy areas. • Bioeconomy R&I are heavily supported by EU funds • The EU bioeconomy provides more than 18 million jobs with overall decreasing tendency due to structural changes, e.g. in agriculture • The EU bioeconomy creates a turnover of 2 trillion € with increasing tendency