The archaeon is to become a platform organism for biotechnology. The research project "HotAcidFACTORY" wants to create the...
The digital Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020 successfully started its two-day plenary program yesterday morning. More than 1,000 participants followed the livestream at times.
A new method provides seed banks and breeders with results after only hours, without having to waste the tested seed.
More than 1,800 attendees already registered for the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020. The conference takes place virtually from November 16 to 20.
The Berlin start-up Native Food is looking for investors on the crowdfunding platform Startnext to produce the first large batch of its insect crackers.
2019 Research Survey on the Bioeconomy
In Germany, almost 800 research institutions in the natural sciences and humanities deal with the bioeconomy. This survey gives an overview of their priorities regarding R&D, their raw materials, industrial applications, financing and number of employees. In addition, this year six bioeconomy experts were interviewed about their assessments of the local research landscape.
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.