The spin-off BioThrust has been awarded the Innovation Award 2020 of RWTH Aachen University for the development of a technology for bubble-free gassing of biotechnological processes. The technology was partly validated in the BioSc FocusLab Bio2.
At the 5th BioSC Symposium on March 5, 2021, scientists from the BioSC and external experts from academia and industry combined a review of the BioSC's ten-year existence with an outlook for the future. The BioSC Supervision Award, endowed with € 25,000, was presented for the first time as the Christian Patermann Award and thus dedicated to the founder of the knowledge-based bioeconomy. The award winner is Dr. Michael Wustmans (University of Bonn).more
Prof. Walter Leitner has won one of the Falling Walls prizes in the category "Physical Sciences". The prize was awarded during this year's Falling Walls conference. Prof. Walter Leitner gave an interview about "Closed Carbon Cycles".more
From 16 to 20 November, the Global Bioeconomy Summit is taking place - not in Berlin as originally planned but purely virtually. Stakeholders from science, business and politics from all parts of the world exchange views on bioeconomic topics: From strategies in different countries to new business ideas.more
The "Global Food Summit", which is part of the annual Berlin Science Week, takes place with the participation of the BioSC. Christina Kuchendorf (Forschungszentrum Jülich, BioSC) will give a presentation on nutrient recycling using algae. She will also report on the AlgaeFlipper, which is part of the bio-economy exhibition at the MS Wissenschaft (BMBF).more
The website "International Bioeconomy Forum (IBF)" is now online. The IBF was launched in 2016 by the European Commission and provides a platform for the international communication and cooperation regarding the development of a sustainable bioeconomy. Members are the European Commission, Argintina, Canada, China, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA.more