The 9th Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel meeting was held in Brussels on 23 February 2018. It was organized by the Unit F.1. Bioeconomy Strategy, DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission. An update of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy is a Commission wide policy priority for 2018, with the preparation of smart objectives, indicators and impacts.
The objective of the meeting was for the Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel to contribute with actions that the stakeholders could do themselves to move the bioeconomy forward. Special attention is given on: stakeholder engagement, public awareness, education and skills, and local development of the Bioeconomy.