WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT TROPICAL BIOECONOMICS?


Bioeconomics is without a doubt the economic model of the future!

It brings together economic activities linked to innovation, production, development and the use of products with processes from the living and renewable world. It is tropical because it is based on environmentally friendly production and the use of all of the resources and richness which is teaming beneath our feet.

It focuses on markets in the areas of crop yields, industrial processes (food processing, environment, energy, etc.), and human and animal health.

MAIN SECTORS

  • Sugar cane
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Aromatic plants, for fragrancing or medicinal purposes
  • Horticulture and other crop production
  • Fishing and aquaculture
  • Animal rearing
  • Microalga
  • The food processing industry
  • Health and wellbeing
  • The environment

MAIN MARKETS

  • Foodstuffs and functional food
  • Bioenergy
  • Biofertilisers
  • Eco-products
  • E-health
  • Tropical natural extracts
  • Bio-sourced materials and products
  • Plants and seeds

KEY FIGURES


10 reasons to join us


Key figures

  • 110 members, of which 80% companies
  • 56% involved in projects
  • 44 projects maintaining their accreditation
  • An inter-industry structuring project supported by the State and local and regional authorities: the Reunion ECOEX shared innovation platform
  • 30 experts dedicated to the evaluation of projects
  • A Board of Directors of 22 members
  • 4 international partnerships with South Africa, China and Belgium
  • Partnerships with national competitiveness clusters For + information

Last update : 06/2015