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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Membranadsorber von Sartorius
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13.12.2017
Membrane adsorbers can assist in the gentle and loss-free purification of proteins. Now, biotechnologists have optimised the technology in order to obtain cytokines for use in biomedicine.
Wasserassel ist unliebsamer Bewohner des Trinkwassers
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20.11.2017
In your drinking water, water lice are likely to count as unwanted guests. Ecologists in Landau, Germany, are using a rapid DNA test to find out more about the origins and distribution of crustaceans...
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18.10.2017
Researchers in Halle and Potsdam are experimenting with compsite-materials made of beech fibres and bioplastics.

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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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