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Table 1 Five cases of social innovation in the Bioeconomy from Mexico

From: Dedicated innovation systems to support the transformation towards sustainability: creating income opportunities and employment in the knowledge-based digital bioeconomy

Case Innovation Network Focus Result
RANCH EGG Development Agency and Farmers Building up of entrepreneurial capabilities Income opportunities, social resilience
Stevia University, Industry and Farmers Implementing Stevia production and applications using Stevia as sugar substitute Income opportunities, social resilience, healthier food
ISLA URBANA NGO, local governments and craftsmen Social entrepreneurship Income opportunities and an improvement of water supply
Axolotl University, Industry and Farmers Animal breeding and pharmaceutical application Income opportunities, social resilience, protecting biodiversity, new biological pharmaceutical compound
Water Lily University, Industry and Farmers New resource for pulp and paper industry Income opportunities, social resilience and water cleaning