Institut für Verfahrenstechnik, Umwelttechnik und Techn. Biowissenschaften
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  • Proof-of-principle of net CO2 fixation bioprocess
  • Energy storage in the form of valuable carbohydrates
  • Use of real flue gas streams by industrial partners


  • Genetic Engineering (Golden Gate, CRISPR/Cas9)
  • Quantitative bioprocess development
  • Advanced process analytics
  • Energy for fixation using communal waste 




  • Coupled process of extremophiles and recombinant hosts
  • Use of industrial flue gas streams for CO2 fixation
  • Yield enhancement by CO2 recirculation  


  • Targetting higher value added products
  • In-silico predictions using kinetic metabolic models
  • Coupling with chemical reactions



Project overview (click to download)


This project is funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) as part of the programme “Production of the Future”.


Dr. nat. techn. Stefan Pflügl

Univ. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Christoph Herwig