*cancelled* 9th International Bioeconomy Conference @ Leopoldina, Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Halle
Jun 17 um 13:00 – Jun 18 um 16:00

The ScienceCampus Halle and the Leading-Edge Cluster BioEconomy cordially invite you to the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference in Halle on 17 – 18 May 2020. The motto this year is “Bio meets Economy – Science meets Industry”.

The conference was first held in 2012 and is now regarded as one of the most important bioeconomy events in Germany. Every year it brings together internationally renowned representatives of science and industry to discuss the latest research findings, innovations and current developments on the market.

The bioeconomy has broad-ranging approaches for plant research, for agriculture and forestry, for the chemical and plastics industry, the energy industry and innovative materials. The 8th International Bioeconomy Conference in major topics represents new issues and insights: International experts will speak about sustainability and socio-economical aspects, biobased value chains, biorefining, high value products and about stress tolerance and productivity of plants. The Partner region in 2020 will be Baltic Sea Region.


More information: https://www.bioeconomy-conference.de/programm/

(Deutsch) 9. Deutsche Nachhaltigkeitspreis Forschung “Urbane Bioökonomie” @ virtuell
Jun 18 – Jun 19 ganztägig

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POWER4BIO – Dialogue between EU Bioeconomy Regions: Regional Bioeconomy in Central Germany @ online
Jun 23 – Jun 24 ganztägig

Challenges and opportunities of the bioeconomy at regional level

On 23rd and 24th June, the regional online conference on challenges and opportunities of the bioeconomy will provide a platform to regional stakeholders for the exchange of knowledge and to discuss the challenges of the bioeconomy and its implementation in European regions, with focus on the Central Germany region. Most importantly attendants will have the opportunity to exchange and co-create ideas to overcome encountered challenges during the workshop session.

The online conference is part of an intensive exchange between the 10 EU regions engaged in the POWER4BIO project – funded by the EU funding programme Horizon2020 for research and innovation – to further advance the bioeconomy in Europe. The event is organised by the Deutsche Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH (DBFZ) in cooperation with the Bioeconomy Cluster e.V. and the H2020 project ENABLING (Enhance new Approaches in Biobased Local Innovation Networks for Growth).

This conference will provide a platform for dialogue with partners from POWER4BIO, stakeholders from Central Germany and other European regions in regards to current regional challenges being faced during the implementation of a circular bioeconomy in their rural and urban territories. Regional stakeholders from agriculture and forest sectors, bio-based industries, regional policy makers and research and academia are more than welcome to shape the discussion about the innovations and approaches required at regional level in order to tackle most pressing challenges of the regional circular bioeconomy.

Conference language is english


23. Juni 2020; 9:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
24. Juni 2020; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Laura Garcia Laverde
Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum
+ 49 (0)341 2434-604

Webseite: https://www.dbfz.de/projektseiten/power4bio/
Category: Online Conference
Organizer: DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH,  Bioeconomy Cluster e.V. H2020-Projekt ENABLING

German Corona Showcase @ virtuell
Jun 23 – Jun 25 ganztägig

Due to the still unforeseeable effects of the corona pandemic the BIO Deutschland e. V. decided not to organize annual European Business Development Conference in 2020. Instead the BIO Deutschland e. V. would like to invite you to their first digital e-Vent; the German Corona Showcase taking place from 23 to 25 June.

The virtual event will combine presentations and partnering. The programme will present German companies that are developing diagnostics, therapies and vaccines against the corona virus. But as the corona pandemic also has a considerable impact on companies that are currently not working on the coronavirus; we also invite these companies to present and to report on their current situation.

Details about programme and partnering will be announced within the next couple of weeks.


BIO Deutschland e. V.
Schützenstr. 6a
10117 Berlin

BIOKET Digital Edition 2020 @ Lille, Frankreich
Jun 30 – Jul 2 ganztägig

The conference has been shifted on the 30th of june til second of July and will be held digital.

More information you will find on the homepage: https://bioket-2020.b2match.io/

(Deutsch) DBFZ Jahrestagung @ DBFZ Tagungszentrum
Sep 16 – Sep 17 ganztägig

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(Deutsch) Doktorandenkolloquium Bioenergie @ DBFZ Tagungszentrum
Sep 17 – Sep 18 ganztägig

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HTP-Fachforum 2019 „Hydrothermale Prozesse – Technologien zur stofflichen und energetischen Wertschöpfung“ @ DBFZ Leipzig
Nov 25 – Nov 26 ganztägig

The German Biomass Research Centre is organising the 6th HTP Expert Forum “Hydrothermal Processes for Material and Energetic Value Creation” on 25th and 26th November 2020. For the design of the programme we invite interested parties from science and industry to participate in the Call for Abstracts & Posters!
The focus of the forum is the entire value chain of hydrothermal conversion, starting with the source materials, the processes and their technological implementation, up to to the products and the respective associated boundary and general conditions.

We’re looking forward to your submisson!

The event addresses the following topics in particular:

  • Hydrothermal processes for the production of solid, liquid and gaseous energy and Carbon carriers
  • Hydrothermal processes in sewage sludge utilisation and nutrient recycling
  • Hydrothermal production of basic and fine chemicals
  • Hydrothermal processes for providing functional materials
  • Hydrothermal processes as part of modern biorefinery concepts
  • International trends and results
  • Technical design of hydrothermal processes
  • Framework conditions (politics, approval law, market situation, etc.)
  • Economic, ecological and socio-economic evaluation of hydrothermal processes
  • Use and treatment of process water and other by-products

The event is bilingual – German and English with simultaneous translation. Lectures and Posters are possible in both languages. Accepted abstracts will appear in the conference proceedings.

(Deutsch) PolyMerTec 2021 @ Hochschulcampus Merseburg
Jun 9 – Jun 11 ganztägig

Invitation to the conference PolyMerTec 2021

The Polymer Competence Center Halle-Merseburg (KKZ), the Institute of Polymeric Materials e.V. (IPW), the foundation Academy Polymer Innovations of Central Germany (AMK) and the University of Applied Sciences Merseburg (HS Merseburg) invite to the international scientific conference 

Logo PolyMerTec 2021

from June 9th to 11th 2021 at the campus of the Hochschule Merseburg.

„PolyMerTec“ focuses on the following polymeric topics:

  • Polymer synthesis & Plastics Development
  • Plastics Technology & Polymer Processing
  • Polymer Analytics, Plastics Testing & Polymer Diagnostics
  • Polymer applications & Plastic Products

The following renowned specialist colleagues are represented in the conference committee:

  • Prof. Dr. René Androsch und Prof. Dr. Mario Beiner (Structure and Morphology)
  • Prof. Dr. Valentin Cepus (Charaterization of Plastic Materials)
  • Dipl.-Ing. Dietmar Glatz und Dipl.-Ing. Marco Götze (Rapid Prototyping)
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Heilmann (Biofunctional Plastic Surfaces)
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus-Vitold Jenderka (Non-Destructive Testing of Plastics)
  • Prof. Dr. Ines Kotter (Damage Analysis)
  • Dr. Ralf Lach (Fracture Mechanics)
  • Prof. Dr. Beate Langer (Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Plastics)
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Michel (Plastic Fiber Composites)
  • PD Dr. Katrin Reincke (Rubber & Elastomers)
  • Dr. Christian Schmelzer (Health and Medical Care)
  • Prof. Dr. Mathias Seitz (Plastics Recycling)

Additionally, the will be an exibition of scientific equipment.

Please visit the Twitter-Accout of the organizer for the latest news!

BIOPOLYMER – Processing & Moulding 2021 + MKT – The Plastic Congress in Central Germany @ Halle Messe
Jun 15 – Jun 16 ganztägig

Two congresses on the future of the plastics industry.
With joint exhibition.
Under one roof.

BIOPOLYMER – Processing & Moulding

Since its premiere in 2018, the BIOPOLYMER congress attracts processors and applicators, manufacturers, suppliers and researchers of biobased, biodegredable plastics to the HALLE MESSE. Participants and speakers of the first two events came from Europe, Asia and overseas. The lectures will be held in German or English and be translated simultaneously  in the other language (only BIOPOLYMER -Processing & Moulding).

MKT – The Plastic Congress in Central Germany

Started in 2009, the MKT grew up to the flagship event of the plastics economy in central Germany – unfolding a supraregional and international attraction. In 2020 the conference focuses on the topic „Circular Economy & Resources Efficency“. Conceptual sponsors of MKT are the associations of plastics industry in Brandenburg, Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt and several partners. The lectures will be given in German or English.