Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

5th BioSC Forum on November 12, 2018 in Bonn

Internal retreat for BioSC Core Groups

The BioSC Forum 2018 took place on November 12 at Gustav-Stresemann Institute in Bonn with around 130 participants. All projects funded in the frame of the NRW Strategy Project BioSC in 2018 were presented. Moreover, four Core Groups presented their bioeconomy activities beyond the NRW Strategy Project. Dr. Anita Loeschcke, HHU Düsseldorf, received the BioSC Supervision Award 2018.

PROGRAMME DRAFT          Download PDF

09:00 Welcome and introduction Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr,
IBG-2, Forschungszentrum Jülich
09:15 FocusLab AP3 - Advanced Pulping of Perennial Plants: A holistic and sustainable integrated lignocellulose biorefinery concept
Dr. Holger Klose,
IBG-2, Forschungszentrum Jülich
09:45 FocusLab Bio2 - Integration of next generation biosurfactant production into biorefinery processes
Nina Ihling,
AVT.BioVT, RWTH Aachen
10:15 SEED FUND iBioMass - Improve maize biomass for processing applying OrganoCat technology Dr. Vera Göhre,Institute of Microbiology, HHU Düsseldorf
10:25 SEED FUND HySyn - Fatty acis photodecarboxylases for hydrocarbon synthesis Dr. Ulrich Krauss,
IMET, HHU Düsseldorf
10:35 SEED FUND QuantiP - P-quantification in vivo and in vitro ba Raman spectroscopy and NMR Kevin Herrmann/Dr. Anna Joëlle Ruff, Chair of Biotechnology, RWTH Aachen
10:45 Coffee break
11:10 FocusLab greenRelease - GreenRelease for plant helath
Dr. Felix Jakob,
Chair of Biotechnology, RWTH Aachen
Dr. Michael Wustmans,
ILR, University of Bonn
11:40 FocusLab HyImPAct - Hybrid processes for important precursor and active pharmaceutical ingredients Dr. Stephan Noack,
IBG-1, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Prof. Dr. Dörte Rother,
IBG-1, Forschungszentrum Jülich /
iAMB, RWTH Aachen
12:10 SEED FUND XyloSenS - Development of a xylose sensor toolbox for microbial process monitoring and control
- linked to FocusLabs HyImPAct and AP3 
Prof. Dr. Martina Pohl,
IBG-1, Forschungszentrum Jülich
12:20 SEED FUND R2HPBio - Renewables to high-performance bioplastics by sustainable production pathways
 - linked to FocusLabs HyImPAct and greenRelease -
Prof. Dr. Sonja Herres-Pawlis,
IAC, RWTH Aachen
12:45 Lunch 
13:45 FocusLab CombiCom - Combinatorial creation of of structural diversity for novel high-value compounds Dr. Anita Loeschcke,
IMET, HHU Düsseldorf

Dr. Kerstin Schipper, Institute of Microbiology, HHU Düsseldorf
  BioSC success stories beyond the NRW Strategy Project
14:00 BMBF project TaReCa - Tailoring of secondary metabolism in horticultural residues and cascade utilization for a resource efficient production of valuable bioactive compounds Dr. Alexandra Wormit,
14:15 BMBF project NemaContAnt - Tailor-made rhamnolipids as nature-inspired nematode control agents for sustainable sugar beet production Dr. Sylvia Schleker,
INRES, University of Bonn
14:30 Green toxicology in the bioeconomy Prof. Dr. Henner Hollert,
Institute of Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen
14:45 EFRE-FIS project: Competence center "Bio-based products" Prof. Dr. Ralf Pude,
INRES, University of Bonn
15:15 Honoring of the Supervision Award Winner 2018
15:30 Closing remarks Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schwaneberg,
Chair of Biotechnology, RWTH Aachen

Get-together with coffee

16:00 Opening of the 3rd International BioSC Symposium