The BioGateway

The EFI BioGateway provides a roadmap to the circular forest-based bioeconomy.

Slide1

Forestry provides

27%

of biomass used in the EU

Slide2

20%

woody biomass used for materials production in the EU is from post-consumer wood

Slide3

EU funding of bioeconomy R&l projects in 2007-2020 exceeded

1.9 billion €

Slide4

In Europe, there are

139

woody biomass-based biorefineries and 28 are planned buy 2030

Slide5

Wearing biomass-based clothes prevent emission of

5 kg CO2

per 1kg of textile

Slide6

Refusal to use graphic paper by 2030 will

save 260 million

cubic metres of roundwood worlwide

Slide13

70% of all

paper and paperboard in the world is reused nowadays

Slide7

74%

of people’s consumption is based on non-renewable natural resources

Slide8

Transparent wood

can substitute

glass in solar panels, electronics and construction

Slide9

Wood-based fibres reduce emission of

11.3 million

tCO2e per year

Slide10

China’s bioindustry reached USD

12 trillion

in 2020 (4% of GDP)

Slide11

Forestry and wood-based industries create

4.5 million jobs

in the EU

Slide12

Bioeconomy sectors employs

17.5 million

people in the EU

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Podcasts

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Mechanical wood products: demand and production trends and outlook for 2050 at the EU and global level

Alexander MoiseyevMay 13, 2024
This brief looks at the demand and production trends and outlook for 2050 for mechanical wood products, both at the EU and global level.

A competitive bioeconomy for a sustainable future

BioGatewayMay 8, 2024
How can Europe transition to a low-carbon economy while continuing to ensure economic growth?

Cellulose foam

BioGatewayApr 26, 2024
A new bio-based packaging material, cellulose foam, is being developed and is seen to as possible replacement for fossil-based materials such as polymer foam.

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A competitive bioeconomy for a sustainable future

A competitive bioeconomy for a sustainable future

May 8, 2024

Circular Bio-based Europe flagship investments An overview of the flagship investments in the Circular Bio-based…

Synergies and trade-offs in the European forest bioeconomy research: State of the art and the way forward

Synergies and trade-offs in the European forest bioeconomy research: State of the art and the way forward

Apr 25, 2024

The management and governance of forests must consider the synergies and trade-offs between different societalgoals,…

Embracing the non-wood forest products potential for bioeconomy – Analysis of innovation cases across Europe

Embracing the non-wood forest products potential for bioeconomy – Analysis of innovation cases across Europe

Feb 23, 2024

In their recent article, Weiss et al. (2023) discuss the potential role of non-wood forest…