Based on the “Canadian bioeconomy cooperative research and development partnering mission to Germany” we welcomed today several guest from one of the largest countries in Straubing. A delegation, consisting of business representatives and academia is travelling one week in Germany to meet promising and important partners in the field of bioeconomy. Therefore, Straubing was a must. André presented the core strategy of CASCAT and had very promising discussion during a speed dating, which already ended up in initiating first collaborations. Let’s see what follows.