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.more
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.more
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.
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.more
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.more
Prof. Benjamin Stich became a new BioSC Core Group. Benjamin Stich is head of the Institute for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants at HHU Düsseldorf. However, at the moment his labs are located at MPIPZ Köln. With his research he aims to identify the causes of natural phenotypic variation of crop plants on a molecular level, in order to be able to predict phenotypic performance under various environmental conditions.more