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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12.03.2019
A database of the RWTH Aachen simplifies the analysis of new molecular genetic information from plant research.
Kollagenhüllen für Wurst könnten mittels Enzymen dünner und günstiger hergestellt werden.
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18.02.2019
Enzymes are designed to modernize processes. A German team of researchers has now succeeded in doing the same in the production of sausage skins.
ct-energiepark: In dieser Elektrolyseanlage wird Wasserstoff erzeugt, damit dieser mit Kohlendioxid als Substrat für die Mikroorganismen genutzt werden kann.
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18.12.2018
Partners from research and industry are in the process of biotechnologically producing the basic chemical 3-hydroxypropanoic acid from carbon dioxide and hydrogen. Conventional carbon sources,...

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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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