Competence in Hemp
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The Linnaeus Competence Centre Hemp
The research institute, based in Zittau, is named after the Swedish naturalist Carl von Linné, who created the foundations of modern botanical classification and first published hemp in it under the Latin name “Cannabis Sativa L.”.
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Linnaeus is participating in the 11th International Hemp Farming Symposium, which will take place in Amsterdam on 10 and 11 October 2023. The 2 days offer a huge list of different impulses and we are looking forward to the exchange of experiences. More info:...
The SME Day in the Dresden economic region is organised by the business association "Der Mittelstand. BVMW e.V." and this year's motto is "Making more from less". One focus topic this year is the recruitment of skilled workers. As a consortium partner in the area of Erasmus+ mobilities in...
The UNCTAD Commodities Branch recently produced a report on industrial hemp, which provided the background material for a workshop on the environmental characteristics and economic potential of this commodity on 18 January 2023 at the "Palais des Nations" in Geneva. National experiences on the...
UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, dealt with commercial and industrial hemp for the first time in its reporting and showed the enormous potential that is possible with hemp.However, the statistical evaluation for the primary commodity market sector also revealed...
The Linnaeus Kompetenzzentrum Hanf gGmbH offers students the opportunity of a student internship (compulsory internship) in various areas of responsibility from the winter semester 2022/2023. The possibilities of employment within the non-profit research institute vary according to the level of...
The K trade fair is the world's leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber processing industry. In the special programme "Plastics shape the future", Linnaeus CEO Martin Wittau gave an insight into the work of the research institute and an outlook on the urgent need for research in a keynote...
In 2022, the City of Zittau will host the Saxon Harvest Festival from 30.09.-02.10. There will be a colourful programme and we also want to take this opportunity to open our office to the public for the first time. Please feel free to drop by at Markt 18 (1st floor). You will recognise the office...
As part of the 21st annual conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE), the launch of the Gemeinschaftswerk Nachhaltigkeit took place on 26 September 2022. The aim of the joint venture, which is supported by the federal government and the Länder, is to "bundle social forces...
Today, the Linnaeus Kompetenzzentrum Hanf gGmbH took over its new office location in Zittau. Located directly at the market in the historic city centre, the structural and staff development is now beginning.
Under 02 March 2022, the company's fulfilment of the requirements for non-profit status is confirmed by the Loebau tax authority. This entitles the non-profit limited liability company to issue donation receipts for donations in favour of its non-profit purposes (the promotion of science and...
On 02 March 2022, the Linnaeus Centre of Competence Hemp was entered in the Dresden Commercial Register under the number HRB 42565. Now the organisational work and structural development begins.
On Epiphany Day 2022, the German Federal Association for Sustainability (Bundesvereinigung Nachhaltigkeit e.V.), through its investment company, established the "Linnaeus Kompetenzzentrum Hanf gGmbH". The research institute, based in Zittau, is named after the Swedish naturalist Carl von Linné,...