The 2nd International Bioeconomy Congress will be an interdisciplinary expert and stakeholder meeting dedicated to systemic approaches of bioeconomy. The aim of the conference will be to discuss innovative products, processes and regional concepts that use biomass instead of fossil resources and contribute to both climate goals and global food security. These include technological innovations as well as careful evaluations of environmental, climate and societal impacts. Basic research will be covered in addition to implementation strategies for markets and society in order to develop future bioeconomy scenarios.