Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 157/2013

Concepts for Sustainable Bioeconomy

KIT Organizes Colloquium “Sustainable BioEconomy” on December 09, 2013
The bioliq® plant at KIT: The multi-stage concept allows for the use of spatially distributed residual biomass on a large scale. (Photo: Markus Breig)

Various aspects of sustainable bioeconomy and in particular of the use of biomass as a raw material and for energy production will be in the focus of the 7th Colloquium “Sustainable BioEconomy” on Monday, December 09, 2013, on KIT Campus North. Representatives of research and industry will speak about the complete chain of added values of biomass, from cultivation to utilization. This year, the Colloquium will concentrate on biomass-based intermediate products and large-scale utilization of biomass.


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

or, 03.12.2013
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