Bioeconomy in Focus


Lecture series hosted by the RWTHextern Citizens' Forum


How can the growing world population be provided with high-quality food? How can raw materials and energy be sustainably supplied? These and other questions are addressed by RWTHextern in collaboration with the Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC) in a series of lectures focusing on the bioeconomy.

The lecture series kick off with a talk by Professor Peter Westhoff from the Institute of Developmental and Molecular Biology of Plants at the University of Düsseldorf, entitled “Agriculture and Bioeconomy in 2050 – Challenges for the Plant Sciences.” had to be canceled due to organizational reasons unfortunately.

The other lectures in the series are as follows:

  • “Bioeconomy – Examples of a Sustainable Use of Biological Resources”
    Professor Andreas Jupke
    Chair of Process Fluid Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
    Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • “Structural Change in the Rhenish Mining Area – Bioeconomy Between Vision and Practice”
    Professor Sandra Venghaus
    Junior Professor of Decision Analysis and Socioeconomic Assessment, RWTH Aachen University / Forschungszentrum Jülich
    Wednesday, November 03, 2021

All lectures are scheduled to take place at 6:30pm, Lecture Hall HWK1, Wüllnerstraße 1, Aachen. Please note that all lectures will be given in German.

Attendance is free and open to the public. Please register register by email to . The regulations of the current Coronavirus Protection Ordinancy apply.