"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
The Interreg Danube Translational Programme’s ”DanuBioValNet” project aims to establish new biobased value chains. Under the leadership of BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH, 17 partners from the Danube region met on 1st January 2017 to pave the ground for transnational collaboration in the biobased industry.
The question asked by farmers and by society in general is whether the increasing adoption of digital technologies in agriculture is a curse or a blessing. One thing is certain: the economic potential is huge - and does not exclude ecological benefits. Digitisation clearly creates the conditions for successful agricultural practices.
Fraunhofer researchers are using new catalytic processes to convert 3-carene into building blocks for biobased plastics. The new polyamides are not only transparent, but also have a high thermal stability.
The program will include the presentation of results from the first funding period as well as an an outlook on the planned activities in the second funding period and in the Research- and Education Cluster Bioeconomy Baden-Württemberg.
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