Compentences covering a wide range of scientific disciplines from biology, engineering to economy and social sciences will be combined within the three so called "FocusLabs" to foster a sustainable bioeconomy in NRW. FocusLabs were established within the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC).
The next BioSC excursion for PhDs will take place on 12 July 2017. The project: metabolon will be presented during the excursion. The objective of the :metabolon project is to redevelop the current Waste Disposal Centre Leppe by turning it into a competence, learning and innovation site for material conversion and location-related environmental technology and techniques. The number of participants is limited.more
A team from DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, RWTH Aachen University and University of Bonn developed a completely new lfoliar fertilization system based on biocompatible microgels. Important results were achieved in the BioSC SEED FUND project GreenGel.more
On May the 16th a total of 24 pupils from the 8th to 10th grade took part in the career information day "Plant Sciences for the BioEconomy". This event was organized as part of the Fascination of Plants Day by the Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC).more
The 17th BioSC lecture on "The forest- and plant-based bioeconomy-opportunities for cooperation" was given on the 12th of May at Forschungszentrum Jülich by Dr. Andreas Kleinschmit von Lengefeld, Director for research and innovation, FCBA (French Institute of Technology for forest-based and furniture sectors), Champs-sur-Marne, France.more
In the course of the Fascination of Plants Day 2017, the Forschungszentrum Jülich (Institute of Plant Sciences in cooperation with JuLab Schools Laboratory) and the Bioecononmy Science Center invite 8th to 10th grade students on May 16, 2017 to gain insight into job profiles related to plant sciences.more