Description of Research Group

  • Steam explosion pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass
  • Enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulose and seaweed
  • Fermentation for production of enzymes, bioethanol, lactic acid and single cell protein
  • Microbial communities in biogas reactors and gut systems
  • Lignin characterization and valorization
  • Production of prebiotics from wood hemicelluloses

Technology, expertise and equipment

  • Enzymes, fermentation, biogas
  • Cloning, production, purification, characterization and application of enzymes
  • Equipment for enzyme reactions and fermentations up to 30 L scale
  • Enzyme production at 30 L scale
  • Spray drying