Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy
06.06.2017

The bioeconomy is supported increasingly by federal and countries

The German Bioeconomy Council invites federal state representatives to exchange information

Numerous federal states promote the development of the bioeconomy with their own programmes and initiatives. Politics and science representatives of ten federal states met at the invitation of the German Bioeconomy Council in Berlin. In addition to, federal bioeconomy strategies specific for country, regional and land-covering research groups as well as social dialogue were the centre of focus. Besides, it becomes clear: The bioeconomy in Germany is already strong due to the network of the national and regional initiatives, but improved understanding is necessary.

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06.06.2017

New tender for the Supervision Award

Tender for the Supervision Award

This year again, BioSC will award young researchers. With the BioSC Supervision Award, the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC) is thus awarding young academics for special achievements with regard to the quality of their supervision of doctoral students in the BioSC Core Groups.

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01.06.2017

Seven million Euros for a sustainable bioeconomy in NRW

Compentences covering a wide range of scientific disciplines from biology, engineering to economy and social sciences will be combined within the three so called "FocusLabs" to foster a sustainable bioeconomy in NRW. FocusLabs were established within the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC).

(Foto Copyright: RWTH Aachen/ Alexander Vogel)
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31.05.2017

BioSC Excursion Project :metabolon Material conversion | Recycling management | Environmental technology

The next BioSC excursion for PhDs will take place on 12 July 2017. The project: metabolon will be presented during the excursion. The objective of the :metabolon project is to redevelop the current Waste Disposal Centre Leppe by turning it into a competence, learning and innovation site for material conversion and location-related environmental technology and techniques. The number of participants is limited.

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30.05.2017

BioSC scientists develop new foliar fertilization system

A team from DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, RWTH Aachen University and University of Bonn developed a completely new lfoliar fertilization system based on biocompatible microgels. Important results were achieved in the BioSC SEED FUND project GreenGel.

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17.05.2017

Career information day "Plant Sciences for the BioEconomy"

On May the 16th a total of 24 pupils from the 8th to 10th grade took part in the career information day "Plant Sciences for the BioEconomy". This event was organized as part of the Fascination of Plants Day by the Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC).

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