The next BioSC excursion 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 new future-oriented :metabolon site is set to integrate available skills, further develop them and show them in a new light. Further information concerning the project can be found here.
Prof. Rehorek will give an introductory lecture, afterwards the excursion participants will visit the installations. Prof. Rehorek is a chemist and a specialist in pathobiochemistry. She works on projects for the development of sustainable technologies for industry and the environment and is the director of the institute STEPs of the TH Cologne.
Date: 12 July 2017
Time: Departure FZ Jülich at 10:30 am / Cologne at 11:30 am
Location: Waste disposal center Leppe, location: metabolon, Am Berkebach 1, 51789 Lindlar
How to get there: Bus transport from FZ Jülich via Köln Bahnhof Süd.
Please register until June 30, 2017 here: Registration
27. November 2015
FZ Jülich, Algen Science Center
RWTH Aachen, ITMC
Within the framework of this excursion on 27 November 2015, new technologies were introduced that enable new and alternative forms of production and use of biomass.
The following were visited:
20. March 2015
REWE Hauptverwaltung, Köln
Obst- und Gemüsebaubetrieb Konrad Schwarz, Bornheim
Landgard GmbH, Herongen
Within the scope of the 2nd BioSC excursion, 10 doctoral students and post docs from BioSC had the opportunity to get an overview of the different stations within the value chain of fruit and vegetables. Particularly the respective strategies for increasing the sustainability were of interest to the participants. After the presentations and visits of the companies and the horticulture business there was an opportunity to exchange and discuss.
18. November 2014
Port of Ghent
Biobase Europe-Pilot Plant
Biorefinary Cluster: The largest, integrated production complex for biofuels in Europe