Research factories for sustainable chemistry
A team led by Potsdam biochemist Peter Seeberger has succeeded in obtaining BMBF funding for the establishment of two large-scale research centers for the reorientation of chemical production in central Germany.
Phytotechnikum: High-tech research in a glass greenhouse
The first high-tech greenhouse of the new Phytotechnikum was officially opened on the campus of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart.
Bioplastic remains readily degradable despite climate change
Microbial decomposition of biodegradable PBSA films works well under climate change conditions. However, the plastic can endanger field yields.
Innovation award for fibers from agricultural residues
CleanTech start-up BIO-LUTIONS and Zelfo Technology have been awarded the Brandenburg Innovation Prize for developing a process for producing natural fibers.
Apple trees under solar panels
An agri-photovoltaic system was set up on an organic fruit farm in Gelsdorf, Rhineland-Palatinate, to explore its potential for fruit cultivation.