Vast amounts of food never make it to the dinner plate and instead end up in the bin. In Münster, Guido Ritter is committed to...
Biochemists in Munich managed to improve the photosynthesis process by generating the Rubisco enzyme in a bacterial host. This could also boost future crop yields.
More than 200 algae experts gathered for the fourth AlgaEurope conference in Berlin. Lively discussions offered insights into recent scientific advancements as well as market prospects.
17 green start-ups were competing for potential investors in Berlin. Biobased plastic produced in Sweden and a map for air quality developed in Munich convinced the panel.
A new technique enables Hendrik Dietz at TU Munich to build DNA origami structures the size of viruses, while also reducing the cost of production substantially.
The European Commission and European Investment Bank are launching a new multi-million euro effort to drive private investments into bio-based markets.
Lego bricks are still made of plastic, which consumes a lot of oil. However, there has been a recent change in thinking. In addition to manufacturing products from bio plastics, by-products accrued from the wood industry are gaining in importance as a basic raw material for toy manufacturers.
Bioeconomy in Germany
Bioeconomy has been on the political agenda in Germany for many years. The Federal government has launched a bioeconomy research strategy as well as a specific political strategy.