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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. 


Latest news

  • Press release - 04/01/2021

    As healthy and tasty as mushrooms might be, they are good for much more than just the dinner plate. The Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT has now teamed up with the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP to investigate the use of fungus-based materials for the fabrication of eco-friendly sound absorbers.

  • Press release - 21/12/2020

    The wastewater treatment plant is turned into a vegetable farm, bio-based substances recovered from waste are being utilized to prevent oxidative spoilage in food packaging or provide environmentally-friendly and safe water-repellent coatings on functional textiles. In the EVOBIO project coordinated by Fraunhofer IGB, 19 Fraunhofer Institutes are working on solutions for a sustainable economy.

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