BioSinn – products for which biodegradation makes sense

Final conference (online event), 28 April (German) & 30 April (English)

Presentation of project results – fact sheets – panel discussions

BioSinnWhen does biodegradation make ecological sense? The goal of the project “BioSinn” is to find plastic applications for which biodegradation is the most environmentally friendly end-of-life option. Especially in cases were collecting and recycling is impossible.

The project is now nearing completion, the results will be summarized in fact sheets describing problems and suitable environmentally friendly substitution materials for 25 relevant applications.

In the upcoming conferences, nova-Institute’s project team presents the final findings, they will serve as a guideline for decision makers in industry and politics.


More information and programme coming soon!

Due to the great international interest we offer the conference both in German and English. Both will be identical in content.


Dates: 28 April 2021 (German) & 30 April (English)

Register already today (free of charge):

BioSinn Abschlusskonferenz (Deutsch):

BioSinn Final Conference (English):


The project was realised by nova-Institute, supported by IKT Stuttgart and funded by FNR e.V. and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.


nova-Institute, press release, 2021-02-23.


Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL)
Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR)
Institut für Kunststofftechnik IKT (Universität Stuttgart)
nova-Institut GmbH


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