Life and biological sciences and technologies are enablers for bio-based innovations that use natural resources sustainably. Bio-based innovations reduce dependence on fossil fuels, protect the environment and climate, ensure food security and maintain international competitiveness.
This study presents the 50 most significant bio-based innovations for the next 5-20 years. These innovations cover crosscutting technologies and approaches with many different applications, as well as innovation areas or solutions to challenges. The study provides also strategic knowledge for policy makers, innovation stakeholders and society.
- Publication date
- 20 April 2021
- Directorate-General for Research and Innovation