Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020

bcc Berlin Congress Center GmbH
bcc Berlin Congress Center GmbH

Alexanderstraße 11

10178 Berlin

The third Global Bioeconomy Summit #GBS2020 will take place in the Berlin Congress Center (bcc) from 19 to 20 November 2020 with the support of the German government. Since the first summit in Berlin in 2015, the summits have established themselves as a unique format for global exchange on bioeconomy policy, governance and sustainable development.

What you can expect

The international bioeconomy community comes together at GBS2020 to exchange ideas, discuss strategies and showcase implementations for a transition to a sustainable bioeconomy.

  • More than 700 participants from all over the world

  • High-level speakers from policy, industry, science & civil society

  • Interactive workshops on a variety of topics

  • Bioeconomy showcases

  • Exhibition on bioeconomy communication

  • Publicly funded, non-commercial event


Explore highlights from previous summits

More than 700 participants and over 100 high-level speakers contributed to the Global Bioeconomy Summit in 2018. Berlin welcomed minsters and government representatives from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, South and North America, international policy experts from organizations such as the United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission, as well as high-level representatives from science, industry and NGOs.



Registration has not yet begun for GBS2020. Please stay tuned for the registration launch date.