Hügellandschaft mit Olivenanbau

Not everyone wants the bioeconomic transformation

A research project examines mentalities, their backgrounds and consequences regarding the ecological-social transformation.

Plakat mit 11 SDGs

Addressing the global trade-offs of bioenergy

In the BIOSDG joint project, a research team is investigating what contribution the bioeconomic transition can make to achieving the global sustainability goals.

Mehrfarbige Säule einer Affinitätschromatografie

Protein production without heavy metal residues

A new purification process promises environmentally friendly extraction of proteins for the food and pharmaceutical industries.


The search for the perfect plasticizer

Many plastic and rubber products cannot do without plasticizers, but a bio-based alternative is not easy to develop.

Universalstreuer der Firma Bergmann, TSW 5210 W VSpread, im Einsatz bei SteenFOS.

Recycled fertilizer from manure and leaves

Researchers want to establish environmentally friendly fertilizer for agriculture from manure and leaves, thus offering farmers and municipalities a new source of income.

Forscher am Mikroskop

Funding Initiatives at a glance

For research funding, the National Bioeconomy Strategy of 2020 defines six modular building blocks that cover the various aspects of the bioeconomy.

In this overview you will find more information on the relevant funding measures of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in each module.


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All funding measures at a glance

As part of the "National Bioeconomy Research Strategy", a total of six federal ministries are supporting the development of a bio-based economy in Germany. There are also numerous funding measures at European level that are relevant to the bio-economy. In addition, the federal states offer research funding.

Our database provides an overview of all bioeconomy-relevant R&D calls in Germany and the European Commission.

This service is only available in German.

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