Renewable Matter # 08 / January-February

Bioeconomy Drives Resource Efficiency and Green Growth

Interview with Christine Lang

edited by Mario Bonaccorso

“Bioeconomy can no longer be seen only as the replacement for fossil raw materials. It is based on the combination of renewable resources and innovation to drive resource efficiency and Green Growth.” To say this – in this interview with Renewable Matter – is Christine Lang, chairwoman of the German Bioeconomy Council. With Lang we talk about the bioeconomy in Germany, the Federal strategy, the role of the Council, the perception by the German public opinion. “It is important – she says – to act and argue authentic in the public dialogue and to communicate benefits and challenges transparently.”


Focus Germany



Germany holds an internationally leading position in the establishment of a bioeconomy. At the end of 2010 – as one of the first nations – your country published the interdepartmental...

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