Renewable Matter # 25 / January-February

Towards a Sustainable and Prosperous Europe

Interview with Jyrki Katainen

by Irene Baños Ruiz, interview with Jyrki Katainen

The circular economy and bioeconomy have huge potential in terms of employment: it is estimated that bio-based industry will create around one million new jobs by 2030. However, the skills required of this new labour force will change, thus making training important.



2018 has been a turning point for the transformation of Europe into a more sustainable and circular society. The year started with good news for innovation frontrunners in the form of the first-ever coordinated European Strategy for Plastics. This was soon followed by negotiators agreeing new...

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