The archaeon is to become a platform organism for biotechnology. The research project "HotAcidFACTORY" wants to create the...
Surprise in the German biotechnology industry: For 310 million euros the Danish group Chr. Hansen takes over Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH, which specializes in human lactose.
The Berlin start-up Mushlabs uses mycelia to produce meat substitutes. The team has now raised €8.7 million for further development.
Studies of the reproductive success of 1,200 plant species show how pollinator performance is influenced by agriculture and urbanization.
Do modern wheat varieties have more immunoreactive protein and thus promote coeliac disease? A study shows: The gluten content is the same for new and old varieties, but can increase due
With Santalol, BASF and the flavor manufacturer Isobionics are launching a product that can replace sandalwood oil in cosmetic products. The fragrance is derived from corn starch.
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.