Martin Miersch wishes to drive soya cultivation in Germany forward. The agricultural engineer spends his time at Taifun, the...
Swiss chemical company Clariant and Slovakian bioethanol specialist Enviral announce first license agreement on Sunliquid Cellulosic Ethanol Technology.
What will the industry of tomorrow look like? 350 experts discussed future directions during the second international bioeconomy conference in Stuttgart.
Leipzig-based researchers have shown that the combination of microbial and electrochemical conversion of biomass can yield valuable products such as fuel.
Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks combine their synthetic biology and agriculture and microbial products knowledge in new company. They are supported by US$100 million Series A financing.
As part of its sustainability initiative “ForwardFarming”, Bayer CropScience opened its second role model farm - this time in Nauen, just outside of Berlin.
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.