First approval of laboratory-grown meat applied for in the EU
Heidelberg-based Cultivated B is the first company in the world to submit an application to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for approval of a cell-based sausage product.
Selfish plant traits harm field yields
Artificial shading could help breed better, higher-yielding varieties.
ERC funding for the development of novel biosensors
Markus Jeschek, Professor of Synthetic Microbiology at the University of Regensburg, has received the European Research Council's 1.5 million euro ERC Starting Grant for the development of novel biosensors based on proteins and RNA.
New perspectives for the textile industry
A pilot plant for the production of high-performance fibers from beech pulp went into operation at the Technikum Laubholz in Göppingen.
Bio-based packaging for organic ice cream
Researchers at the University of Hohenheim develop a bio-based and recyclable plastic for food packaging from agricultural residues.