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Bio-economy as a concept has gained political and economic importance worldwide in recent years and also in LIGNA 2023 with Green Material Processing being one of the Focus Topics. Bio-economy describes the path from an economy based on fossil and mineral raw materials to an economic form that uses biological resources, processes and systems. As one of the world’s most important renewable resources, wood has a central role to play in this process.
Converting biological raw materials into high-quality products – the goal of the wood
The development of global sustainability strategies to achieve climate targets is closely interwoven with LIGNA’s focus topic “Process Technologies of the Bioeconomy”. After all, in the world marketplace of the wood industry, the focus is on the most important player in the efficient conversion of biological raw materials into high-quality products: the woodworking and processing industry! LIGNA is living up to its responsibility as a driving force by focusing on the crucial topic of the coming.
Growing Relevance of the Bioeconomy
Bioeconomy describes the path from an economy based on fossil, mineral raw materials to one that relies on renewable resources. As the most important renewable raw material, wood forms a central basis for this. The current framework for expanding resource-efficient wood use is part of the European Green Deal and pillars of a circular bioeconomy.