Renewable Matter # 06-07 / October-December

Bioeconomy: An Investment of 1 Euro Today Will Reap 10 Euro in 2025

by Mario Bonaccorso

A proposal to relaunch the European economy: To get started some 400 billion euro are available in the European Fund, 315 in the Juncker Plan, and another 3.7 from public-private partnerships.


An investment of one euro in 2010 will generate a return of 10 euro in 2025. An investment of 35,000 euro into research and development over the same time frame will create one full-time job. This is the tremendous growth potential offered by the bioeconomy in the European Union, according to estimates by the European Commission made public in 2012 upon the launch of its strategy...

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