Ridding aquacultures of microplastics
A research team at Hof University of Applied Sciences is developing a fully biodegradable growth body for aquaponics to make water treatment more sustainable.
Amoebae as biofactories for natural substances
Leibniz researchers from Jena have succeeded in producing the natural substance olivetolic acid - a precursor of the cannabis active ingredient THC - in amoebae.
Katjes invests in UNMILK
Through its investment platform Katjes Greenfood, the confectionery manufacturer will support the start-up UNMILK, which offers milk alternatives made from oat and pea proteins.
Electrochaea raises 36 million euros
Using microbial electrochemical cells, the young company produces climate-neutral methane from CO2 and green hydrogen.
Yeast replaces palm oil
Hamburg-based start-up COLIPI gets support from the EXIST funding program of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protectionfor the development of a climate-friendly palm oil alternative.