The Science Year 2020|21 Bioeconomy came to an end on November 29 with a digital closing event looking back on numerous events and funded projects. Among the winners of the 2020 and 2021 university competitions that received awards at the event was the podcast KRAUTNAH from the Institute of Plant Physiology at RWTH Aachen University - one of the contributions to the Science Year coming from BioSC. Another BioSC contribution was the exhibit "Clean Water Through Algae" on the MS Wissenschaft.more
The Bioeconomy Council of the German Federal Government has published recommendations for a coalition agreement between SPD, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen and FDP on how to achieve the goal of a sustainable societal transformation process to reach the 1.5 degree target.more
The new publication of the Kompetenznetzwerk Umweltwirtschaft NRW presents outstanding innovations from companies and research institutions. The two central topics are Circular Economy and Sustainable Bioeconomy. BioSC Core Groups are involved in several of the innovations presented.more
For two summers, the floating bioeconomy exhibition was underway on the MS Wissenschaft. After one and a half years and about 50 visited cities, the tour ended on October 26 in Nuremberg. On board was the exhibit "Clean water through algae" by BioSC and IBG-2 Plant Sciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich.more
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.more
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.