The hall in the Leopoldina is densely occupied, with a few visitors standing in the rear area. But no one wants to miss the greetings at the opening of the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference. While Prof. Dr. Schnitzer-Ungefug, Secretary-General of the host Leopoldina - National Academy of Sciences, refers to global challenges such as climate change, Dr. Ude, State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Economics and Digitisation, emphasises the importance of a functioning science infrastructure and the promotion of regional small and medium-sized businesses.
"There are many opportunities to every challenge," says Andrea Noske, Head of the Sustainable Management; Bioeconomy Division of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and receives much applause for her work. "The future is shaped by all of us. “.
On 13 and 14 May, the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference will take place in the Leopoldina, the National Academy of Sciences in Halle (Saale). Under the motto "Bio meets Economy - Science meets Industry" the WissenschaftsCampus Halle and the BioEconomy Cluster Mitteldeutschland invite to exchange information about the latest research results, innovations and current bio-economic developments on the markets. With more than 200 registrations from over 15 countries, the event is fully booked.
The partner region for this year's conference is South America - which will be represented by more than 20 participants and speakers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and other countries to present and discuss the respective bio-economic strategies and research priorities.
The date of the 9th International Bioeconomy Conference has already been fixed - on 17th and 18th JUNE 2020, Halle is once again awaiting numerous guests for a professional exchange on the subject of the bioeconomy.