This portal forms part of the work of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Mainstreaming the Bioeconomy’ and focuses on the challenges and opportunities for bioeconomy in rural areas. Use the buttons below to explore the portal's contents and share your experience.

This web is the site of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of Junta de Andalucía.

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Operating under Horizon 2020, this EU body is driven by the Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry.

The Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) is a European Commission initiative on better knowledge management for bioeconomy-related policy making. To strengthen the Commission’s overall response to the opportunities and challenges related to the bioeconomy, the BKC will aim to become a central knowledge hub supporting the work of Commission services and other stakeholders.

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

The Bioeconomy Directorate of DG Research and Innovation defines, implements, monitors and evaluates the EU Research and Innovation policy and initiatives to address Horizon 2020's societal challenge “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the Bioeconomy”.

Website of the Regional Government of Andalusia.

This link contains information about the publication Mediterráneo Económico about bioeconomy a Sustainable Development. Among other issues, it contains information about the Andalusian bioeconomy Strategy (only available in Spanish).