Biocatalysis

What we offer:

  • Scale-up and demonstration of biocatalytic processes
  • Process development and optimization
  • Custom manufacturing
  • Single enzyme or whole cell biocatalyst systems
  • Immobilization of enzymes and whole cells
  • Aqueous and solvent based reactions
  • Enzyme or whole cell biocatalyst production through bacterial, yeast or fungal fermentation

Biocatalysis equipment overview:

Process vessels for aqueous reactions:

  • 3 x 50 000 L
  • 4 x 8000 L
  • 2 x 5000 L
  • 2 x 4000 L
  • 1 x 1000 L
  • 1 x 500 L

Process vessels for solvent-based reactions:

  • 1 x 5400 L (ATEX)
  • 1 x 1000 L (ATEX)
  • 1 x 500 L (ATEX)
  • 1 x 85 L (ATEX)
  • 1 x 7 L (ATEX)

Reaction vessels for suspensions with high solids contents

Auxiliary equipment:

  • Fermenters of different sizes to produce the biocatalyst (see fermentation brochure)
  • A variety of downstream purification equipment to purify the product of interest from the reaction mixture (see product recovery and purification brochure)

Relevant expertise:

BBEPP’s team of process and R&D engineers has built up a significant track record in production of biocatalysts and in biocatalytic conversions at lab and pilot scale. The team has demonstrated various aqueous and solvent based reactions at an industrially relevant scale.

Biocatalysis Expertise at Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant