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.more
Biotechnology as one of the central technologies of the bioeconomy was the focus of the third talk in the "Karliczek.Impulse." series on June 16. Prof. Dr. Karl-Erich Jaeger, Director of the Institute for Molecular Enzyme Technology at HHU Düsseldorf and member of the BioSC, gave the keynote speech. The subsequent discussion focused on how biotechnology and, in particular, enzyme technology can contribute to a sustainable bioeconomy today and in the future.more
Five years ago, Georg Schaumann’s research team at Jülich combined its biosensor technology with expertise in microbial strain development to set up the biotechnology spin-off SenseUP GmbH. Now, over the next three years, the spin-off from the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences at Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to develop cost-effective and scalable methods for producing RNA-based substances. Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research Thomas Rachel (member of the German Bundestag) officially announced that this project will receive funding worth € 800,000.
On June 5, the exhibition ship MS Wissenschaft set off on its second tour as part of the Science Year Bioeconomy 2020/21. Again on the 2021 tour, the exhibit „Algae Flipper“ with the BioSCs`s participation is on board.
Under the motto " This is how the future works!", Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (German Federal Foundation for the Environment) are inviting visitors to the Week of the Environment on June 10 and 11. The BioSC is among the 150 WdU-certified exhibitors as a partner of IBG-2 Plant Sciences at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the initiative BioökonomieREVIER, presenting a contribution on the sustainable management of lignite phase-out.more
The research consortium CombiCom and the resulting project community TailLead would like to sincerely thank Dr. Anita Loeschcke for four years of project leadership.more