NAROSSA® Program

20th International Conference for Renewable Resources
and Plant Biotechnology

June 13, 2016 in Magdeburg, Germany

Sponsored byÖHMI


 Register here


Sunday, June 12 – Get-together

16:00 Registration

16:30 Welcome drink in the restaurant „Chaplin“ (Roncalli-Haus) and
historical city tour


Monday, June 13 – Conference

08:00 Registration / Welcome Coffee

08:30 Opening and Greetings


08:45 Plenary Lectures


Algal biotechnology in Australia

Kirsten Heimann
College of Marine and Environmental Sciences James Cook University,
Townsville, Australia

Resources for biopolymers in XXI century

Ryszard Kozłowski, Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk
Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland


09:45 Lectures – Medicinal plants

Chair: Prof. Dr. hab. Waldemar Buchwald

Pharmacotherapy of Alzheimer’s disease – medicinal plants and expression of selected genes

Przemyslaw Mikolajczak1,2, Marcin Ozarowski1,2, Radoslaw Kujawski1, Joanna Bartkowiak-Wieczorek2, Anna Bogacz1,2, Michal Szulc2, Ewa Kaminska2, Malgorzata Kujawska2, Agnieszka Seremak-Mrozikiewicz1,2
1Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland
University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland

Identification and quantification of substances in Rheum-root extracts with LC-MS

Silvia Ballert, Kathrin Kabrodt, Ingo Schellenberg
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Bioanalytical Sciences (IBAS), Bernburg, Germany

Antifungal potential of Rheum-root extracts in different model systems

Marit Gillmeister, Helmut Baltruschat, Ingo Schellenberg
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Bioanalytical Sciences (IBAS), Bernburg, Germany

Research of Rhodiola rosea L. carried out in the Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants

Waldemar Buchwald, Artur Adamczak, Elżbieta Bilińska, Anna Forycka
Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland

10:45   Poster presentations & Poster session / Coffee break


11:45   Lectures – Remediation of degraded land                               

Chair: Prof. Dr. hab. Jerzy Mańkowski

The use of potato pulp for 2,4-dichlorophenol removal – a possible remediation method 

Katarzyna Kurnik, Jarosław Tyburski
Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

Story of transgenic flax usable for bioremediation in the Czech Republic

Miroslava Vrbová, Miroslav Griga
Agritec, Ltd., Šumperk, Czech Republic

Remediation of lignite post-mining areas by cultivation of industrial hemp and alfalfa – project continuation

Jerzy Mańkowski1, Jacek Kołodziej1, Przemysław Baraniecki1, Andrzej Kubacki1, Irena Pniewska1,
Krzysztof Pudełko2
1Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland
University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland

12:30   Lunch


13:30   Lectures – Bioeconomy                        

Chair: Andreas Krombholz

Conditioning and drying of a biological product in inductively heated fluidized beds

Vesselin Idakiev, Andreas Bück, Evangelos Tsotsas, Lothar Mörl
NaWiTec/ Thermal Process Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany

Investigations on the use of Lallemantia seed as a new raw material for oil extraction and processing in the paint industry

Ulla Eggers1, Ulrich Kluß1, Ronald Jansen2, Gunther Fleck3
1Reincke Naturfarben GmbH, Buxtehude, Germany
Weseroil GmbH, Brake (Unterweser), Germany
Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg e.V., Magdeburg, Germany

Modified  polyurea and polyurethane coatings for electrochemical antifouling                  

Christian Morig, Nong Zheng, Pascal Fuchs, Monique Martin, Uwe Spohn
Fraunhofer-Institut für Mikrostruktur von Werkstoffen und Systemen, Halle, Germany


14:15   Lectures – Biomaterials                  

Chair: V-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andrea Siebert-Raths

Enzymatic treatment of natural fibres for improvement of smell behavior of composites

Peter Gerth, Anja Müller
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, Germany

Modification of mechanical and thermal properties through radiation crosslinking of injection molding grade, bio-based polylactic acid and polyamides

Jacek Lecinski, Jessica Rutz, Hans-Josef Endres
University of Applied Sciences and Arts, IfBB – Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, Hannover, Germany

Mechanical recycling of Polylactide from industrial waste

Denisa Bellušová, Saskia Mauer, Andrea Siebert-Raths
University of Applied Sciences and Arts, IfBB – Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, Hannover, Germany

15:00   Poster presentations & Poster session / Coffee break


16:00   Lectures – Renewable resources of energy                              

Chair: Thorsten Breitschuh

State and potential of anaerobic bio-waste treatment in Germany

Jürgen Wiese, Carsten Cuhls, Ingolf Seick
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, Germany

Energy supply from agricultural waste by means of fluidized bed combustion and gasification

Betty Appelt, Carsten Keichel
Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, Magdeburg, Germany

Ensilage of biogenic residues

Andrea Pfeiffer, Klaus Fricke, Konstantin Dittrich
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany


16:45   Lectures – Microalgae  

Chair: Prof. Dr. Carola Griehl

Separation of microalgae from suspensions by using biogas substrate bio-filters

Christian Kleinert1, Martin Ecke1, Carola Griehl1, Fritz Cotta2
1Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Köthen, Germany
GICON GmbH, Wolfen, Germany

Scale-up of a production process for starch-rich algal biomass

Claudia Holdmann1 2, Ulrike Schmid-Staiger1, Gordon Brinitzer3, Konstantin Frick1, Christopher Hering1,
Thomas Hirth4
1Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart, Germany
2University of Stuttgart, Germany
3Fraunhofer CBP, Leuna, Germany
4Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Biohydrogen production by sensitive green algae immobilized in novel silicagels

Sarah Vanessa Homburg1, Olaf Kruse2, Anant Patel1
1Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany
2Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

17:30   “VDI Best Young Scientist’s Award” Ceremony    

17:45   End of the conference


The Posters you can find in the pdf program.


get the pdf here : Program NAROSSA 2016


Organizational Information


Important dates

Delivery of full papers for conference proceedings: May 20, 2016



Please register online.

Registration for the conference


Official conference language



Conference venue

Roncalli-Haus: Max-Josef-Metzger-Str. 12/13, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany


Official conference language



Conference fees

Full registration fee: 200 €
Student: 50 €

The event is exempt from VAT (§ 4 Nr.22a UStG). If you are a student, please send us a copy of your student ID via e-mail to

The conference fee includes:

Participation in the Get-together (welcome drink and historical city tour), attending the sessions, coffee breaks, lunch, conference beverages and conference proceedings

The conference fee has to be paid within 2 weeks after receiving the invoice to the following bank account (cash is not possible):

Stadtsparkasse Magdeburg
IBAN: DE18 8105 3272 0039 2530 84
Reason for transfer: Last name, First name, invoice number and „NAROSSA 2016“

The invoice is your binding confirmation.

Cancellations are only accepted in written form. For cancellations till 29th of May 2016 a processing fee of 30 EUR will be charged, after that date the full participation fee is due. In case of cancellation, please state your name, address and the invoice number.The organizer reserves the right for program changes due to recent events.


Accommodation recommendation:

Maritim-Hotel Magdeburg:

Otto-von-Guericke-Straße 87, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany


Hotel Motel One:

Domplatz 5, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany


InterCityHotel Magdeburg:

Bahnhofstraße 69, 39104 Magdeburg, Deutschland



It is intended to grant a
“VDI Best Young Scientist’s Presentation Award”.



Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg e.V.PPM-Logo ohne Schriftzug
Berliner Chaussee 66, 39114 Magdeburg, Germany
Steffi Bäcker, Franziska Ulrich
Phone: +49-391-8189-182

Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal PlantsIoNF&MP
ul. Wojska Polskiego 71 b, 60-630 Poznań, Poland
Prof. Grzegorz Spychalski
Phone: +48-61-8455-800



NAROSSA® is a registered trademark owned by ÖHMI Aktiengesellschaft (no. 39830693). PPM e.V. is the manufacturer of products and services.


Neuigkeiten von und über PPM