Fermentation

What we offer:

  • Scale-up and demonstration of fermentation processes
  • Batch, fed-batch and continuous (with or without cell recycle) fermentations
  • Experience with bacterial, yeast and fungal systems
  • Process development and optimization
  • Custom manufacturing
  • Examples of products: industrial enzymes, fine and bulk chemicals, biofuels, biochemicals, bioplastics, biosurfactants, biosolvents, nutraceuticals, food ingredients, bioflavours…

Equipment overview:

(An)Aerobic fermenters:

  • batch, fed-batch, continuous
  • 2 x 15000 L
  • 1 x 4500 L
  • 2 x 1500 L
  • 4 x 150 L
  • 1 x 50 L
  • 2 x 10 L
  • 4 x 7 L

Anaerobic fermenters:

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

Gas fermenters, feed CO, CO2, H2:

  • 1 x 10 L (ATEX)

Auxiliary equipment:

  • Analytical capabilities: HPLC, GC off gas analysis and data logging.
  • Equipment for biomass separation: centrifuges, decanter, plate filters, filter press, membrane filtration.
  • Biomass pretreatment equipment for second generation bioproducts (see Biomass pretreatment brochure)
  • A variety of downstream processing equipment to recover and purify the product of interest from the fermentation broth (see Product Recovery and Purification brochure)

Relevant expertise:

Our team combines over 50 years of fermentation experience. We can rely on fermentation experts with academic and industrial backgrounds. This combination makes our expertise unique.

Fermentation Expertise at Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant Fermentation Expertise at Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

Fermentation Expertise at Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant