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Using CO2 for production of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) in cyanobacteria


Wir bitten um Verständnis, dass die Informationen über dieses Projekt derzeit nur in englischer Sprache verfügbar sind.


  • Quantitative process development for PHB production from CO2
  • Combine molecular non GMP techniques with sound bioprocess engineering


  • Rational media design
  • Quantitative analysis of growth phases under different limitations
  • UV mutanogenesis


  • Highest PHB content ever reported
  • Promising time space yields
  • Patented technology


  • Targetted product property analysis
  • Include targetted GMO modifications



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