Bioeconomy: What’s new in bioeconomy and what’s not?

Dr. Patrick Dieckhoff from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will be the speaker at the next seminar. The theme of the meeting will be:

Case Study; Bioeconomy: What’s new in bioeconomy and what’s not? Strategic drivers and research policies around the world. Application examples from biomaterials to biological data.

Dr. Patrick DieckhoffDr. Patrick Dieckhoff is Secretary General Science Policy of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In this role he coordinates the political activities for the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer, in Berlin. The chemist and microbiologist with a doctorate is particularly interested in aspects of research and innovation, sustainability and social issues. Since he headed the office of the German Bioeconomy Council, Patrick Dieckhoff has been interested how the potential of natural renewable resources and knowledge about nature can be used and how new sustainable materials, processes and products can be created. As a former journalist, communication, the application of research results and international cooperation are particularly important to Patrick Dieckhoff. There have been close ties between the Technical University of Breslau and the Fraunhofer Society for decades. Patrick Dieckhoff is looking forward to further intensifying these relationships.