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Refining active plant ingredients

Active ingredients from medicinal plants such as thyme and chamomile can now be used even more effectively thanks to a new process.

Eine Laborantin zeigt Wachs und einen Kolben mit Kohlenwasserstoffen.

More efficiency for fuels from biogas

A new process improves the economic viability of synthetic fuels from biogenic residues.

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Veggie sausage with 'crunch'

Researchers in Mainz have developed a model that can be used to modify the texture of vegetarian and vegan sausages to produce the right crunch.

Zwei Anzugträger beim Handschlag

Wacker and TUM establish Institute for Industrial Biotechnology

The TUM WACKER Institute for Industrial Biotechnology is scheduled to begin operations in the 2022/23 winter semester.


Lavender as a raw material for the bioeconomy

The Swabian Jura could soon become the Provence of southern Germany: Researchers want to grow lavender here for essential oils and textile fibers.

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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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