Blick auf Garnrollen im Recycling Atelier Augsburg

DATI innovation communities

Of the 20 innovation communities selected as part of DATIpilot, two are focussing on innovations in biotechnology and one on textile recycling. The consortia are being funded by the BMBF with up to 5 million euros.

Drei Forschende von der Ruhr-Uni-Bochum mit einem Modell

Algae enzymes for hydrogen production

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have been able to clarify how the algal enzyme HydF is structured and what role a so-called cofactor plays in the production of hydrogen.

Gersten-Ähren mit langen Grannen

New SFB: Protein biochemistry meets plant research

The German Research Foundation is funding a new Collaborative Research Centre at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. The focus is on mutations in the genetic material of plants and how these affect proteins.

Drei verschiedene Maispflanzen nach einer Dürre und anschließender Wiederbewässerung. In den beiden rechten Pflanzen wurde ein Gen ausgeschaltet, wodurch sie weniger Seminal- und mehr Lateralwurzeln bildeten. Linke Pflanze mit intaktem Gen

How roots protect maize plants from drought

The domestication of maize has greatly changed the root system of the food plant. This is the conclusion of a study involving researchers from Bonn. They also identified a gene that is crucial for the breeding of drought-resistant plants.

BonaRes-Konferenz 2024 in Leipzig

Soil research: BonaRes experts take stock

Experts from science and agricultural practice discussed the key results of the soil research funding programme at the BonaRes conference in Leipzig.

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Research Map

In our research map you will find more than 800 research institutions in Germany dealing with topics relevant to the bioeconomy.

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