OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers

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2307-4957 (en ligne)
DOI :
10.1787/23074957
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The OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) develops evidence-based policy advice on the contribution of science, technology and industry to well-being and economic growth. STI Policy Papers cover a broad range of topics, including industry and globalisation, innovation and entrepreneurship, scientific R&D and emerging technologies. These reports are officially declassified by an OECD Committee.
 

Policies for Bioplastics in the Context of a Bioeconomy You or your institution have access to this content

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Date de publication
28 oct 2013
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N°:
10
Pages
84
DOI
10.1787/5k3xpf9rrw6d-en

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This paper explores the development of the bioplastics sector and its role in national bioeconomy strategies. It finds that bioplastics are at a disadvantage compared to some other biobased products, notably biofuels, that often benefit from preferential treatment. It also notes that greater efforts are needed at the international level as regards standards to avoid creating barriers to international trade in bio-based products.