Future Opportunities for Bioeconomy in the West Nordic Countries
The report provides an overview of life resources in Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, their utilization and future opportunities based on green growth. The report is a good basis for purposeful policy-making and emphasis in innovation for future development in the area. On the basis of the project, an implementation plan has been formulated with four main emphases; 1. Establishment of a West Nordic Bioeconomy Panel, 2. Establishment of an interdisciplinary West Nordic Center of Excellence, 3. Arctic Bioeconomy II - a project focusing on the analysis of opportunities in the field of biotechnology and 4. A special program focusing on the “Blue the bioeconomy ”.
This final report provides an overview of bioresources in the West Nordic region focusing on Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, their utilization and future opportunities based on green growth. The report provides good basis for strategic identification of beneficial projects in the region. Based on the results, a specific action plan has been formed consisting of four main actions; 1. Create a West Nordic Bioeconomy panel, 2. Establish an interdisciplinary Center of Excellence (CoE) for the West Nordic region, 3. Arctic bioeconomy II - Project focusing on opportunities in biotechnology and 4. Program focusing on “The Blue Bioeconomy”.