Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

4th NRW PhD Day "Future bioeconomy"

October 30, 2019 | Dorint Congress Hotel | Selikumer Strasse 25 | Düsseldorf-Neuss

09:30 h - 17:30 h

                     
    

After three successful  NRW-wide PhD days on “Future Bioeconomy” the place and date of the fourth are fixed now: October 30th , 2019 in Neuss. The focus of this event is the interactive discussion of the bioeconomy aspect in the industry. Representatives of bioeconomy-oriented companies will present their definition and perspective of bioeconomy in plenary talks in the morning session. The invited speakers will cover the spectrum from Startups over small and medium sized companies to large scale industry.

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

 

Registration is open! Please register until October 20, 2019 (extended).

 

Preliminary Agenda

08:45 Registration
09:30 Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, IBG-2 Plant Sciences, 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. Frederike Horn, Hild Samen/BASF vegetable seeds
10:20 Industry talk 2 Dr. Jens Uhlemann, Bayer Crop Science
10:50 Coffee break

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

11:10 Industry talk 3 Dr. Frank Kensy, b.fab
11:40 Industry talk 4
Martin Bellof, Autodisplay Biotech
12:10 Industry talk 5
tba
12:40 Lunch break

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

Discussion partners for all World-Café sessions are the morning speakers 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 + 15 min Coffee break
15:00 World-Café Session 2 + 15 min Coffee break
16:00 World-Café Session 3 + 15 min Coffee break
17:00 Closing remarks Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, IBG-2 Pflanzenwissenschaften, Forschungszentrum Jülich/ BioSC