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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