Utilizing Residual Materials in the Metropolitan Area: Closing the Loop

Prototype for a sustainable a biobased an innovative a circular economy

The objective of the bioeconomy is a biobased, sustainable economy oriented towards natural material cycles.

BioBall aims to accelerate the transition into a bioeconomy under the specific conditions of the industrialized and densely populated metropolitan region of Frankfurt Rhine-Main. The Innovation Space primarily promotes the material recycling of biogenic residual and waste materials.

The program intensifies the direct exchange between private and municipal business, science, and politics - initiates new project ideas and funds innovative research and development projects in order to establish a bio-based economy. This not only helps to close raw material cycles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also to leverage untapped economic potential.

The goal of the bioeconomy is a biobased, sustainable economy oriented towards natural material cycles.
Source: BMBF, Florian Sänger

Recent News

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  24.03.2021

MPowerBIO launches new programme for bio-based SMEs & scale-ups

The EU-funded project MPowerBIO will now offer the MPowerBIO Business Support Programme for high-potential start-ups, SMEs, and scale-ups from bio-based industries. We are going to provide you with experienced start-up coaches, investors, industry experts and an entrepreneurial environment.

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  22.02.2021

Valorizing Green Waste

The hitherto untapped potential of green waste for material utilization instead of conventional recycling is reviewed in an article. The synopsis of methods has been developed as part of the BioBall Innovation Project "GreenToGreen" and will in future serve as a solid foundation for further work...

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  21.12.2020

ISC3 Innovation Challenge in Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energies

The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) launched the call for applications for the ISC3 Innovation Challenge in Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energies. The ISC3 Innovation Challenge 2020/2021 addresses innovators from around the world which are active in developing sustainable chemistry solutions linked to renewable energies. Five finalists will receive access to the customized support within the ISC3 Global Start-up Service as well as pitch training, networking possibilities and visibility via the ISC3 communication channels.

Events

May 25 2021
  •    25. to 26. May 2021
  •    online

Biofabrik: Wie Bioraffinerien und biobasierte Produkte die Wirtschaft transformieren

Das Technologieland Hessen wirft einen Blick auf aktuelle Bioraffinerie-Projekte in Hessen, Europa und der ganzen Welt, die schon heute das große Potential der industriellen Biomasseverwertung demonstrieren.

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The project is supported by the BMBF funding measure "Innovation Spaces Bioeconomy" within the framework of the "National Research Strategy Bioeconomy 2030".

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Provadis Hochschule

Provadis Hochschule is the university of the industry and offers dual and part-time science and business degree programs for more than 1,200 students throughout Germany.

DECHEMA e.V.

DECHEMA e.V. is the competent network for chemical engineering and biotechnology in Germany. As a non-profit professional society, it represents these fields in science, industry, politics and society.