The rising concern for the industrial applications of renewable resources leads to conflicts with the associated problems, which are especially defined by the heterogeneity of renewable resources.The usage of renewable resources on a large scale can only be accomplished through social acceptance as well as the according structures and institutions. To aquire a holistic assessment of the associated problems, they must be recorded, analysed and evaluated on the following levels:?The, in each case, possible products and goods,?logistics, convertion and process technology,?economic efficiency, respectively added value, as well as?social, political and ethical aspects.A basic requirement for evaluations on all levels is always the most accurate knowledge of the qualities and the service capacity of the raw materials. The paper industry is amongst the most important industrial application areas for renewable resources. Starch additives are applied in different process stages during paper manufacture. The assessment of the adequacy of starch products for certain technical appliances results through a set of static and dynamic characteristics. The characterisation of biopolymers requires the consideration of their heterogeneity as a generic quality. Thus, a analysis of the distribution of different molecular and supermolecular characteristics of starch glucans can be done by separation-techniques in combination with multiple detection systems.A spider diagram, where the characteristics are divided by fractions, allows an instructive comprehension of complex correlations on a visual level. By this method, every starch gets its own profile, which enables a graphic illustration of, concerning certain characteristics, predominant or marginal fractions, as well as their concentration dependences and an estimation of the effects of the use of different starch additives on the technological qualities of the produced paper.