Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy
16.12.2016

13th BioSC Lecture

Topic: Protein stability engineering as a workhorse for a sustainable bioeconomy

Speaker: Jens Erik Nielsen, Director, HTS and Design, Novozymes A/S

In the present lecture, Jens Erik Nielsen will discuss different strategies for stabilizing enzymes and highlight current research at Novozymes aimed at producing enzymes that are stable against a number of harsh conditions.

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12.12.2016

3. BioSC Forum and PhD Training

On 22nd November, the symposium was followed by the 3rd BioSC forum, the internal annual conference of the BioSC, in Cologne. Around 140 scientists from almost all Core Groups of the BioSC took part in the event and introduced results and developments from BioSC projects.

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12.12.2016

1. BioSC-Symposium

On 21st November 2016, the first symposium organised by the Bioeconomy Science Centre (BioSC) took place in the Maternushaus in Cologne on the subject "Towards an integrated Bioeconomy". Around 200 scientists from different research areas discussed perspectives and aims for the development of an integrated and sustainable bioeconomy from various points of view.

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02.12.2016

BioSC Spotlight: Enzymes and processes for biomass degradation

All speakers are confirmed for the new BioSC event format! We are happy to welcome experts from industry and academia for interesting talks and exiting discussions on February 1st in Aachen. Registration is open! Please see event website for full programme.

Photo provided by AVT, RWTH Aachen
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22.11.2016

KlimaExpo.NRW award for BioSC!

The KlimaExpo.NRW, an initiative of the MIWF, recognized BioSC contribution towards ressource efficiency and climate protection. The award was handed over by Dr. Dornbuch, managing director of KlimaExpo.NRW.

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28.10.2016

BioSC Summer School

From 24.10 - 28.10.2016 the BioSC Summer School "From plant to Product - Value chains in a sustainable bioeconomy. Using the example of Costa Rica and Germany" took place at the Forschungszentrum Juelich. In frame of this Summer School the 20 international PhD and Master students also worked together in interdisciplinary groups on case studies on the issue of valorization of coffee processing by-products and chemical vs. biological control of crop pests.

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