AppliSurf

Screening the application potential of a yeast-based biosurfactant portfolio. In AppliSurf a combination of genetic modification, fermentation development/optimization and green chemistry will be applied to enable commercial production at acceptable cost of an innovative and broad portfolio of biosurfactant structures.

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Biosurfing

This project aims to create new-to-nature and tailor-made biosurfactants through metabolic engineering of the unconventional yeast Starmerella bombicola.
Surfactants or surface active agents are applied in a wide range of industries and products e.g. cleaning, personal care, cosmetics, agriculture, oil recovery, paper industry.

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ChitoBioEngineering

The ChitoBioEngineering project aims at establishing biotechnological ways of producing fully defined, partially acetylated chitosan oligomers. This will be achieved through genetic, metabolic, and enzyme engineering.

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