Bioeconomy strategy – BEIS call for evidence (closes 29 January 2017)

BEIS call for evidence to inform the development of the Government’s bioeconomy strategy
The bioeconomy is distributed around the UK, includes ‘life sciences’ and healthcare and is a large and growing sector:
• In 2014 the whole bioeconomy generated approximately £220Bn in Gross Value Added (GVA) and supported 5.2 million jobs.
• The bioeconomy is projected to grow by 13% over the years ahead.