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

Latest

Nature-based tourism: a growing sector of world bioeconomy

Lately nature-based travel destinations seem to be gaining more popularity as people are searching for tranquillity and solace among an increasingly urbanized society. But what is nature-based tourism?

Government and industry perceptions of bioeconomy

BioGatewayJul 3, 2024
A new study explores the perceptions of government and industry in nine European regions regarding the bioeconomy, shedding light on their unique perspectives and priorities.

To renovate or build with wood?

BioGatewayJun 28, 2024
Finland strongly supports reducing its climate footprint originating for the built environment. But do the citizens support the ideas of renovating or building with wood?

Publications

Man Holding Wooden Stick While Drilling Hole

To renovate or build with wood?

Jun 28, 2024

Finland strongly supports reducing its climate footprint originating from the built environment as part of…

Close-up of a Little Owl Sitting on a Tree Branch

Forest Biodiversity in Europe

Jun 24, 2024

Biodiversity loss has been globally recognised as a major threat to ecological and socio-economic stability.…

Coins on Brown Wood

Sustainable finance and forest biodiversity criteria

Jun 24, 2024

A new science-policy study from EFI sets out how forest-related biodiversity could be included in the EU…