Bioeconomy in Germany

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Bioeconomy in Germany - Background

In view of scarce fossil natural resources, climate change and the growing world population, it has become all the more urgent to develop sustainable strategies that enable efficient use of our natural resources: to assure over the long term the prosperity of modern societies. Many products we use every day are based on petroleum, which...

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In diesem Bioreaktor wird die Umsetzung von Abfallplastik zu Wertstoffen erprobt.
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14.10.2019
Simply recycling plastic? European researchers believe they can do better. By breaking it down and making its building blocks exploitable for bacteria to create valuable resources, a research...
Xenoglue - Superkleber nach Muschelart
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30.08.2019
Scientists in Berlin have developed an adhesive protein inspired from mussels and are able to produce the substance from reprogrammed microbes. The adhesive can be used as superglue to treat wounds...
Fraktionierung von Spinat und Paprikaextrakten
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12.08.2019
The strategic alliance "NatLifE 2020" investigates the natural world for plant extracts that enhance the flavour of sugar and salt in food - in order to be able to reduce these components in food...

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What are the industries in Germany doing to be biobased and sustainable? What are the challenges and where do we already have promising approaches?

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