Fraunhofer IGB has actually an extended tradition in the biotechnological processes nowadays collectively known as white or industrial biotechnology. These procedures are now actually utilized for the planning of numerous professional products, like good chemical compounds, volume chemicals, enzymes, active compounds for cosmetic makeup products and pharmaceuticals, ingredients to food and pet feeds, and fuels. At Fraunhofer IGB, environmentally friendly Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering and Molecular Biotechnology Departments work together locate R&D solutions in the field of commercial biotechnology.
Increased requirements of item high quality and a renaissance of normal products for industrial applications need brand-new and efficient manufacturing and handling techniques. The Fraunhofer IGB develops solutions for optimized fermentation procedures, the isolation, split and purification of (biotechnical) items and, additionally, supplies the fermentative production in contract for the clients.