Bioeconomy in Québec: Innovations to shift from fossil-based to biobased industries

The sustainable bioeconomy, based on the production and transformation of biological resources and wastes into value-added products such as food, animal feed, biobased products, bio-energy and other industrial goods, is an important pillar of economic development in all regions of Québec. The transition from fossil-based to biobased industry is motivated by the deep conviction of Québec stakeholders that the fight against climate change is not only necessary to ensure our well-being and that of future generations, but also represents an opportunity for economic growth. More than a challenge, this fight offers to Québecers an exceptional occasion to reorient their economy towards clean energy and green technologies to reduce carbon footprints and GHG emissions and ensure a healthy and prosperous future.

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