Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

3rd NRW PhD Day "Future bioeconomy"

October 31, 2018 | Lindner Congress Hotel | Düsseldorf

                 
    

After two successful  NRW-wide PhD days on “Future Bioeconomy” the place and date of the third are fixed now: October 31st , 2018 in Düsseldorf. The focus of this event is the perception and description of the bioeconomy aspect in the industry. Representatives of bioeconomy-oriented companies will present their definition and perspective of bioeconomy in plenary talks. The invited speakers will cover the spectrum from Startups over small and medium sized companies to large scale industry.

The PhD students will have the unique chance to discuss these topics with the industry representatives in a world-café format in the afternoon.

 

Registration is closed.

 

Preliminary Agenda

08:45 Registration
09:30 Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, IBG-2 Pflanzenwissenschaften, Forschungszentrum Jülich/ BioSC
09:40 Opening remarks MRin Dr. Christiane Fricke, Ministry of Culture and Science NRW, Department Science
 

Session I: Value added chains in agriculture (e.g. in breeding, cultivation and phenotyping)

09:50 Industry talk 1 Dr. Frank Röber, Corteva Agrisciences/DowDuPont
10:20 Industry talk 2 Dr. Grégoire Hummel, Phenospex
10:50 Coffee break
 

Session II: Molecules and active compounds: Biotechnological production and use

11:10 Industry talk 3 Dr. Peter Welters, Phytowelt
11:40 Industry talk 4
Daniel Grünes, Aquila Biolabs
12:10 Industry talk 5
Dr. David Schönauer, SeSaM Biotech
12:40 Lunch break
 

Session III: „Meet Bioeconomy Industry“: Bioeconomy World-Café

Discussion partners for all World-Café sessions are the morning speakers, Dr. Günter Strittmatter (IBR consulting) and Prof. Ulrich Schurr (BioSC/IBG2). Coffee and some snacks will be available between the sessions.

13:50 Introduction Prof. Dr. Ingar Janzik, IBG-2 Pflanzenwissenschaften, Forschungszentrum Jülich/ BioSC
14:00 World-Café Session 1
14:45 World-Café Session 2
15:30 World-Café Session 3
16:15 Closing remarks Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, IBG-2 Pflanzenwissenschaften, Forschungszentrum Jülich/ BioSC