Founded in 2010 by Forschungszentrum Jülich, RWTH Aachen University and the universities of Düsseldorf and Bonn.
Bioeconomy can contribute to a sustainable development of structural change within the Rhenish Region.
DPPN is a national network of three German re-search centers: i) Forschungszentrum Jülich (coordination IBG-2), ii) Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and iii) Crop Plant Research Gatersleben and the Helmholtz Center Munich.
Since 2017, plant research activities in the Helmholtz Association have been strategically bundled within the framework of the "Helmholtz Partnership for Plant Sciences" (HP-PS)
The Helmholtz initiative aims to develop science-based solutions for a sustainable bioeconomy
The Cluster of Excellence CEPLAS investigates how plants adapt to changing environmental conditions
IBG-2 is a partner in the new excellence cluster PhenoRob - Robotics and Phenotyping for Sustainable Crop Production at the University of Bonn