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The fossil economy is rapidly nearing its expiry date. The world therefore needs a new paradigm. Transformation towards a biobased society where raw materials, production and waste are elements in a sustainable cycle. And where biomass is fundamental for innovation. For progress. And for success.

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[Translate to English:] Sukkertang produceret ved Aarhus Universitets dyrkningsanlæg ved Grenå. Foto: Teis Boderskov (Aarhus Universitet, Institut for Bioscience).

2021.06.18 | Research

The green transition can also be blue

In a new report, blue biomass is the term for resources from the sea, which we can exploit much more sustainably both on the dinner table and as tool for environmental restoration. Still, the report concludes, green transition towards increased use of blue biomass such as seaweeds and mussels calls for the will and ability to solve challenges if…

Photo: Colourbox

2021.06.10 | Research

Researcher wants to turn stale bread into packaging material

Too much bread ends up in the trash, but what if, instead, it could return to the supermarket in as high-performing and fully biodegradable packaging? In a new project, a researcher from Aarhus University will try to develop a green chemical process that can turn stale bread waste into packaging material. The project has just received 2.9 million…

Photo: Xueqian Zhang

2021.05.27 | People

PhD defence: What is the prospect of the seaweed-based blue bioeconomy in Denmark?

During her PhD studies, Xueqian Zhang aimed to evaluate the emerging seaweed farming and biorefinery systems and provided science-based decision support for relevant stakeholders in academia, private sector, and non-governmental and governmental institutions to drive the developing seaweed blue bioeconomy in the direction of increased…


Mon 04 Oct
14:00-15:00 |
How can we disrupt current primary agriculture into a more productive and less polluting system?
Want to know more about the potential role of biorefineries in utilising more resource efficient crops for new Food, Feed, Fibre and Fuel products? Join CiFOOD Free Wednesday Webinar. Speaker: Uffe Jørgensen, Head of CBIO
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