Workshop on Gas in Biotechnology

Gases play various roles in biotechnology. Often there is more behind the gas system than just the inclusion or exclusion of oxygen. In some processes gas is the substrate (e.g. N2, CO2, H2), in others the end product is released in gaseous form (e.g. H2). There are many challenges and advantages related to the use of gases in biotechnological processes.

We are organising a 2-day workshop on Gas in Biotechnology. It will be held in Vienna, Austria, on the 28th and 29th of January 2019 and will be free of charge.

We would like all participants to prepare a contribution, either poster or presentation. We particularly encourage early stage researchers and projects that are in in their start phase.

The topics include:

  • microbiology
    • strains and mutants
    • growth conditions
    • media
  • process engineering
    • gas transfer
    • reactor design
    • products and processes

We are happy to announce the two keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. ir. Willy Verstraete (University Ghent, Belgium) and Prof. Dr. Volker Müller (Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany).