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PlanB award ceremony

Date: 23. June 2021

Summary: The time has finally come, "PlanB - Biobased.Business.Bavaria." will award the best business ideas and start-ups from the biobased economy for the fourth time!

Date: 23. June 2021


The time has finally come, “PlanB – Biobased.Business.Bavaria.” will award the best business ideas and start-ups from the biobased economy for the fourth time!

We, Chemie-Cluster Bayern, are part of the jury and warmly invite you to participate the award ceremony.

A total of 62 ideas were submitted – a new record!

Now the time has come – the 5 best start-ups and ideas after the jury evaluation will compete live on stage. Who will manage to convince the jury and also the viewers of themselves and their business idea? For the first time, there will be an interactive livestream, which will allow viewers to actively vote on the awarding of the audience award and to ask questions to the start-ups.

Interested? Then register quickly here.

Slovenian-Bavarian Scientific Forum

Date: 27. May 2021

Summary: The Slovenian-Bavarian Scientific Forum aims at initiating further academic cooperation, especially in research, and strengthening already existing partnerships. The program includes talks on a strategic level, three research workshops in promising fields, an introduction to the Slovenian and Bavarian system of higher education and research as well as information on funding possibilities.

Date: 27. May 2021

Period: 27.05.2021 – 28.05.2021

BAYHOST (Bavarian University Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe) is organizing a Slovenian-Bavarian Science Forum with the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sports on May 27-28, 2021 to deepen scientific cooperation and establish new contacts for joint research projects. The forum will take place entirely online.

As part of the forum, a Chemistry Research Symposium “Chemical Innovations for a Sustainable Future” will be held on Friday morning, May 28, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The program includes a meeting of the vice presidents for research and international affairs, three scientific workshops in the fields of chemistry, material sciences, and humanities and social sciences, an introduction to the Slovenian and Bavarian higher education and science systems, and information about European funding opportunities.

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Final Conference AlpLinkBioEco

Date: 31. March 2021

Summary: The Conference will present the main results of AlpLinkBioEco: the Value Chain Generator tool, significative pilot experiences developed by project partners and a Masterplan for a joint Bioeconomy Strategy in the #alpinespace. 

Date: 31. March 2021

The Conference will present the main results of AlpLinkBioEco: the Value Chain Generator tool, significative pilot experiences developed by project partners and a Masterplan for a joint Bioeconomy Strategy in the #alpinespace.


Hot Seat: Dr. Michael Steiner
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mk2 Biotechnologies Receives a Multi-Million Sum in Seed Funding
Munich-based mk2 Biotechnologies today announced the receipt of several million Euros in seed funding to accelerate the further growth of the company. In particular, the company thrives to accomplish additional development milestones towards industrializing...
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Shape bio-based value chains with us – successful start of our cross-cluster project
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Successfully launched online seminar series “WeReLaNar” – with the topic “Bioeconomy at the regional level”
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ALPLINKBIOECO: How to enhance innovative value chains in circular bioeconomy
31st March 2021 - The European Interreg Project AlpLinkBioEco ended today with an online conference. The Project started three years ago as part of the EUSALP Alpine Macroregional Strategy with the purpose of developing...
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Biobased Innovation
Biobased innovation is born within "AlpLinkBioEco"-project (EU-INTERREG). We come up with innovative ideas, share them with companies, and match interested actors - we will support your way to the realization with our strong project...
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Hot seat: Daniel Wauben
Herr Wauben, seit mittlerweile 12 Jahren sind Sie für ChemCologne e.V. aktiv. Dieser Verein widmet sich der Vernetzung von Akteuren aus der chemischen Industrie, mit Fokus auf Nordrhein-Westfalen. Grundsätzlich verfolgen Sie also ähnliche Ziele...
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Alpine Policy Forum
On the 16th of February, a joint Alpine Policy Forum was held online. The event was organised in the frame of the two EU-funded projects that share common goals on the way to the...
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Hot seat: Thomas Homburg
Mr. Homburg, since 2020 you have been part of the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centres (ISC3) which was, amongst others, founded by the DECHEMA. Can you tell us what the ISC3 is doing and...
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Hot seat: Maja Grünzner
Ms. Grünzner, in April 2020 you started a position as a doctoral student as part of a scholarship for the EU-wide Marie Skłodowska Curie-Projekt LimnoPlast. What does it mean for you to be part...
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Hot seat: Dr. Ing. Wienke Reynolds
Ms. Reynolds, LignoPure was founded in 2019 as a spin-off from the Technical University Hamburg. How did the idea for the foundation of the company arise and what exactly is your start-up doing? When...
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Hot seat: Kristians Grundstoks
PolyLabs is manufacturing bio polyol - a polyol synthesized from renewable materials, such as rapeseed or tall oils. What do you think sets your company apart from your competitors? Renewable resources have become a...
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Hot seat: Christian Römlein
Mr. Römlein, please introduce the intelligent fluids GmbH, our new cluster member and your innovative technology to the readership. Intelligent fluids is a young deep tech company developing and producing sustainable, water-based high-performance fluids...
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Hot seat: Andreas Fischer
Mr Fischer, you are the decisive brain behind the development of the "Value Chain Generator" in the Interreg project AlpLinkBioEco *. Can this software build real value chains, as the name suggests? Yes indeed, provided...
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Hot seat: Dr. Tobias Gärtner
Mr. Gärtner, as one of your company pillars you offer electrosynthesis as an alternative to classic synthesis routes. What are the advantages of your method? We offer electrosynthesis for the production of organic fine...
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Hot seat: Patrick Ramberg Singler
Mr Singler, Munio Access is a software solution dealing with the access management of industrial parks and factories. Can you give us an example where Munio Access is already in use? 60 percent of...
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Biolinks in the Alpine Space
The project partners have collected about 2000 actors in the Alpine space and identified more than 225 potential biolinks. These biolinks are business opportunities based on ideas for new biobased value creation. In order...
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Hot seat: Prof. Dr. Rubén Darío Costa Riquelme
Mr Riquelme, about 25 years ago the first light-emitting electrochemical cells (LECs) were discovered. You have recently published a special issue about these cells in the journal “Advanced Functional Materials” together with Prof. Pei...
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Biobased Value Chains in the Alpine Region
5th AlpLinkBioEco Project Meeting The 5th project meeting of the Interreg project AlpLinkBioEco took place on May 11 and 12, 2020. Due to the current situation, 35 participants of the 14 project partners met...
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POWER4BIO Cross-Visit in Bavaria
Munich and Straubing, 21st and 22nd of January 2020 The EU-funded project POWER4BIO supports regions in their transition to bioeconomy by, among other things, facilitating networking and learning from each other for regional stakeholders....
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First POWER4BIO Cross-Visit in Hungary
The project partners of the Horizon 2020 project POWER4BIO met for their first Cross-Visit in Hungary from the 25th to 26th of September. More than 50 experts, such as Hungarian stakeholders and representatives of the 10...
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Intelligent container tracking with Packwise Smart Cap
Packwise GmbH, a B2B startup from Dresden, specialises in industry solutions for smart container tracking and management of liquid goods, which is particularly interesting for companies in the chemical and food sector. After successfully...
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