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Towards a sustainable bioeconomy

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Towards a sustainable bioeconomy
05.10.2021

Prof. Daniela Thrän gives the 25th BioSC Lecture

The 25th BioSC Lecture took place as part of the Jülich Biotec Day 2021. Prof. Dr. Daniela Thrän, Chair of the Bioeconomy Council of the Federal Government, highlighted the opportunities and difficulties in establishing a sustainable bioeconomy.

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29.09.2021

arte Documentary on the Bioeconomy

How can a petroleum-based market economy be converted to renewable resources? This and other questions are addressed in the arte documentary "Die grüne Revolution (The Green Revolution)". One of the projects it highlights is the initiative BioökonomieREVIER.

The documentary can be viewed via the arte media library. It will next be broadcast on television on Saturday, October 23.

Photo: iStock/Andreas Vittig
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13.09.2021

Start of new model paper factory in Düren: Research for climate-neutral paper production

In the next few years, the "Modellfabrik Papier" will be set up in Düren with the help of structural funding. The aim of the cooperation project with academic institutions and companies is to make paper production in Germany climate-neutral by 2050. Among the cooperation partners are member institutes of the BioSC. On 9 September, the project was presented as part of the first museum dialogue at the Papiermuseum Düren.

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25.08.2021

BioökonomieREVIER and BioSC at the „75 years of NRW“ citizens' event

On August 28 and 29, a citizens' event celebrating the 75th anniversary of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia will take place in Düsseldorf, focusing, among other things, on the topic of the bioeconomy. BioSC will be represented in a „Tiny House“ of the initiative BioökonomieREVIER.

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19.08.2021

MS Wissenschaft with bioeconomy exhibition docks in North Rhine-Westphalia

On its second tour as part of the Bioeconomy Science Year 2020/21, the exhibition ship MS Wissenschaft will be traveling for three weeks in North Rhine-Westphalia. On board is the exhibit "Algae Flipper", an exhibit in which the BioSC is involved. After Oberhausen and Krefeld, the ship will stop in Düsseldorf, Monheim, Wesseling and Königswinter.

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23.07.2021

Publication from the White Paper " PlastiCycle" published in Nature Catalysis

Yesterday at 5:00 pm the time had finally come: The publication about the data from the white paper "PlastiCycle" was published in Nature Catalysis. The study was conducted by Prof. Dr. Nick Wierckx from IBG-1 at Forschungszentrum Jülich from September 2019 to February 2020.

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