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BIO-BASED START-UP DAY – Nova Institute

February 21, 2016
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 /  by Jochen Schmid

High-potential start-ups from the field of bio-based chemistry, polymers and biotechnology are invited to present themselves to industry and investors!

The BIO-BASED START-UP DAY will bring start-ups, investors and industry together by giving the floor to everyone and providing great opportunities of networking. The day will start with a keynote speech followed by presentations of start-ups. Related clusters such as CLIB2021 and IBB Netzwerk will also have the chance to present their own young start-ups. In a special meeting session the audience will have the opportunity to meet the start-ups and investors in person. Investors will afterwards provide an insight into their incentives and experiences working with start-ups in the bio-based and biotech sector. The day will end with a discussion and a coming together. Great networking opportunities all day long!

The BIO-BASED START-UP DAY takes place at the 7 April 2016 in Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany.

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17th Handelsblatt Jahrestagung Chemie

February 14, 2016
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Themed as: Entrepreneurs of the future – innovative companies – successful strategies, CASCAT present itself at the renowned and top-class casted Handelsblatt Jahrestagung Chemie 2016. Within a short pitch we have the possibility to present our seminal business model of combined synthetic biology and sustainable chemistry to the most important policy makers of the chemical industry. Therein we display by which innovative processes we contribute to optimization of value creation as well as sustainability.

We are highly encouraged that Andreas Löffert, director of Hafen Straubing, will represent the Straubing approach of bio-chemical sustainability at the prior panel discussion.

The 17. Handelsblatt Jahrestagung Chemie takes place at the 13th of April 2016 in Frankfurt/ Main statt

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More laboratory space in the Biocubator Straubing

January 04, 2016
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 /  by Jochen Schmid

The Bavarian State Secretary for economic affairs Franz Josef Pschierer announced financial support for the expansion of furnished laboratory space in the entrepreneurship center for renewable resources (Biocubator). This enlargement guarantees a fast and rapid extension of our R&D capacities. The reconstruction measures will start contemporary and should be completed until July 2016.

We would like to thank the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and all further people, which were actively involved in realizing this great financial support.

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LTR: Stefan Niedermeier (Center Director), Jochen Schmid (CASCAT), State Secretary Franz Josef Pschierer (StMWi), André Pick (CASCAT), Dr. Manfred Wolter (StMWi).

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Jochen Schmid and André Pick talking about the business model of CASCAT

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