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  • Definition Definition Bioeconomy

    "The bioeconomy is the knowledge-based production and use of biological resources to provide products, processes and services in all economic sectors within the frame of a sustainable economic system." Definition of the Bioeconomy Council

  • ARDIA-Net EU Project "ARDIA-Net"

    BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH is the lead partner in the EU-cofinanced ARDIA-Net project, which got underway in October 2019. The aim of the project is to develop a transnational funding programme for research, development and innovation (R&I) for regional and local authorities in the Alpine macroregion.

  • Dossier Sustainable bioenergy

    Biomass from forestry and agriculture along with residues from industry and households can contribute to our energy and raw material shift. Sustainable, regenerative biomass-based energy can become part of the energy mix of the future within the framework of a bioeconomy.

  • Press releases Novel unusual sugar from cyanobacteria acts as natural herbicide

    Chemists and microbiologists at Tübingen University discover sugar molecule that inhibits the growth of plants and microorganisms and is harmless to human cells ‒ An alternative to controversial glyphosate?

  • Events 3rd International Bioeconomy Congress Baden-Württemberg

    The 3rd International Bioeconomy Congress Baden-Württemberg 2020 will be an inter- and transdisciplinary meeting for experts and stakeholders dedicated to systemic approaches of a sustainable bioeconomy. This years' congress comes with the title “The contribution of Bioeconomy to the Green Deal”. It will take place from 21 - 22 September 2020 at the campus of the University of Hohenheim in close proximity to Stuttgart airport. 


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  • Press release - 01/09/2021

    As a rapidly growing renewable raw material, bamboo is an ideal substitute for wood. However, bamboo’s susceptibility to mold in damp conditions poses a problem. Researchers at Fraunhofer have now analyzed bamboo’s response to moisture under specific climatic conditions. By using simulation software, building owners can plan and implement measures to prevent the growth of mold.

  • Reduction of greenhouse gases in wine production - 31/08/2021

    In the EU project REDWine, the CO2 produced during wine fermentation is captured and used to produce algae biomass. Novis GmbH from Tübingen supplies the complete system for CO2 utilisation. The aim of the project is to reduce the share of global warming caused by wine production in a way that is economical for producers.

  • Press release - 30/08/2021

    In August 2021, the BioMat Pavilion 2021 was inaugurated on the campus of the University of Stuttgart in a ceremonial setting and in compliance with the hygiene concept. The core of the elegantly curved lightweight construction is an active-bending structure made of natural fibers, reminiscent of bamboo. It was developed as part of the "LeichtPRO" research project.

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