The Centre of Bioeconomy, Estonian University of Life Sciences focuses on interdisciplinary collaboration initiatives within university's structural units and between other universities and research institutions as well as companies and organizations in Estonia and abroad.
The aim of the center is to initiate and coordinate interdisciplinary research and development of new innovative technologies, find additional financing opportunities, organize seminars, (international) conferences, public discussions and other scientific events in the field of bioeconomy.
Estonian University of Life Sciences is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of Man as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat. According to QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019), the Estonian University of Life Sciences is one of top 50 universities in the world in the field of agriculture and forestry, ranked 48.
The academic structure is composed of research and development institutes or institutions, centres and other structural units. Currently, teaching and research is carried out in five institutes.