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How the root zone can secure crop yields

The RhizoTraits joint project aims to investigate the extent to which different mixtures of maize varieties can guarantee higher yields despite climate change. The focus is on the plant's root zone – the rhizosphere.

Das Team von Climate Food

Millions for cell-based fat ingredient

The Berlin-based biotech start-up Cultimate Foods has raised €2.3 million from investors for the development of cultured fat ingredients to give plant-based meat substitutes an authentic flavour.

Makroalgen im Glas

Establishing algae cultivation in the Baltic Sea

Under the leadership of the Rostock-based Alles Alge association, researchers and companies want to jointly develop a system for cultivating macroalgae in the Baltic Sea.

Leibniz-Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie (INP)

Greifswald: Plasma technology for the bioeconomy

The Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP) in Greifswald is receiving millions in funding from the federal and state governments to expand research in the fields of agriculture, bioeconomy and the environment.

In der neuen Bio-LNG-Anlage können jährlich rund 100.000 Tonnen des CO2-ärmeren Kraftstoffes hergestellt werden.

Shell starts bio-LNG production on the Rhine

Shell Deutschland recently commissioned Germany's largest bio-LNG plant at the Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland in Cologne. A liquefied fuel mixture of biomethane and fossil natural gas is produced here for heavy goods transport.

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