Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

BioSC projects




Participating Research Areas

AlgalFertilizer Algae delivering waste phosphorus to soil and crops    
AquaPro Using invasive alien aquatic plant biomass for bioenergy production    
BEProMod Incremental multi-scale and multi-disciplinary Modeling of Processes in Bioeconomy    
BiFuProts Bifunctional proteins for plant protection

BioBreak Enzymes for Biomass Breakdown    
BioCaPS Structural Insights of Biohybrid Catalysts for Polylactide Synthesis    
BIOExpresSPro Research and technology platform for the identification, production, secretion and optimization of enzymes  
BioSAF Carotenoid cleaving enzymes for efficient biosynthesis of Saffron    
CatIBs Catalytically active inclusion bodies: New carrier-free enzyme immobilisates for biocatalysis    
CoSens Genetically encoded biosensors for dynamic and quantitative sensing of metabolic cofactors in subcellular compartments    
C4-PSH C4 Plant Selective Herbicides: A New Approach to Combat C4 Weeds in Arable Crops    
DiPro Dirigent Proteins in Bioeconomy    
Econ-BioSC Biomass flows and technological innovation in the bioeconomy: A global scenario analysis      
EnZIP Enzymatic cell wall modifcation in plants for the improved biomass utilisation     
EtMeD Development of an ethylene measuring device for ethylene receptor characterization of
FlowCom Everything in Flow – New Compartments for Cascade Reactions    
GLUFACT Gluconobacter-Factory: Strains and processes for stereoselective oxidative conversion of renewable carbon sources to industrial products    
GreenGel Bifunctional Nanogel- based Fertilizers for Controlled Nutrition of Plants  
InducTomE Induction of secondary metabolites in tomato by-products for extraction and economic evaluation of the model process  
LIPANO Glucosinolate break-down products as modifiers of soil fungal lipids, protein profiles and allelopathy: Impacts on nodulation, mycorrhiza and growth of Fabaceae    
MisQual Genotype and environment as driving factors for quality of lignocelluloses from Miscanthus
as raw material for industry
MoniCon Establishing online-methodology to monitor growth of single species in fungal consortia  
MoRe-Plants Towards Alkaloids: Monooxygenases from Plants in Reaction Cascades  
NovoSurf Identification of novel natural microbial surfactants    
OrCaCel OrganoCat plant & pulping combinations for the full valorization of lignocellulose from perennial plants from marginal land  
PectiLyse Activation of intrinsic enzymes for degradation of plant biomass side-streams    
P-ENG Efficient phosphate recovery from agro waste streams by enzyme, strain and process engineering    
PhytaPhoS Optimizing the Phosphorus Cycle in the Sugar Beet Production Process by Phytase Supplement    
PlaMint Investigate plant-microbe interactions to improve plant health and productivity    
PNP-EXPRESS Discovery and microbial production of
natural products from plants
PrimACs Priming-Active Compounds for Plant Protection  
RIPE Ripening delay of climatric fruits by peptides    
ROXENSE Efficient Redox sensing and engineering for optimization of biocatalysis    
SPREAD Evaluation and development of energy plant Silphium perfoliatum L. as a source of renewable raw materials    
TPOT A proof of concept for an E. coli hydroxylation platform with efficient terpene/terpenoid translocation through the outer membrane  

Improving plant biomass conversion by Ustilago maydis for sustainable production of platform chemicals


Defining optimum growth conditions for Ustilago maydis to increase the production of recombinant proteins


Production of glycolipid variants for industrial application by smart genetic engineering