Bioeconomy Science Center

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Towards a sustainable bioeconomy


Bioeconomy Science Center

Research • Educate • Connect
Towards a sustainable bioeconomy

04.12.2020

Prof. Walter Leitner is Falling Walls 2020 winner

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".

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19.11.2020

Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020

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.

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03.11.2020

Global Food Summit with involvement of BioSC

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).

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02.11.2020

Website "International Bioeconomy Forum" goes online

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.

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27.10.2020

Ten years Bioeconomy Science Center

At the end of September 2010, the founding contract for the Bioeconomy Science Center was signed. RWTH Aachen University, the Universities of Bonn and Düsseldorf and Forschungszentrum Jülich established a cross-institutional and interdisciplinary cooperation in basic and applied research for the transformation to a sustainable bioeconomy, which is still unique today. Ten years later, the BioSC has developed into a renowned center of excellence for bioeconomy research in Germany and Europe, from which numerous contributions to solutions have been developed through integrative research projects and where cross-disciplinary educational approaches have been implemented.

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21.10.2020

The Julius Kühn Prize this year goes to Dr. Caspar Langenbach

Dr. Caspar Langenbach receives the Julius Kühn Prize in recognition of his work on the genetic and biological control of the Asian soybean rust fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi.

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