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
The spin-off BioThrust has been awarded the Innovation Award 2020 of RWTH Aachen University for the development of a technology for bubble-free gassing of biotechnological processes. The technology was partly validated in the BioSc FocusLab Bio2.
At the 5th BioSC Symposium on March 5, 2021, scientists from the BioSC and external experts from academia and industry combined a review of the BioSC's ten-year existence with an outlook for the future. The BioSC Supervision Award, endowed with € 25,000, was presented for the first time as the Christian Patermann Award and thus dedicated to the founder of the knowledge-based bioeconomy. The award winner is Dr. Michael Wustmans (University of Bonn).more
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".more