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The global population is growing, our standard of living is increasing and we are faced with environmental challenges such as anthropogenic climate change, ocean litter, a declining availability of arable land and dwindling fossil resources. This requires us to transform today’s oil based economy towards the sustainable use of renewable resources, that is to say, towards the bioeconomy!

An important task for today’s researchers worldwide is to find innovative technology which allows this transformation. In this new section of our website we will be informing you about bioeconomy in Germany in the course of the next months. Keep in touch so you do not miss any of our weekly added content! Check out also the website of our partner Science Year 2020/21 – Bioeconomy (only in German).

Portrait Hanna Helander

Research for a circular economy

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Building sustainably with bamboo and mushrooms

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"I want to be part of this revolution"

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Taking course towards a sustainable future: online talk on bioeconomy

Read more about projects and the people working in the field of bioeconomy: