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Novel approaches to a sustainable industrial «white» biotechnology

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Industrial Biotechnology – Innovative Solutions for the Future

Biotechnology is viewed by experts as key technology offering an enormous potential for solving problems in almost all areas of life. Industrial biotechnology (white biotechnology), in particular, using the great potential of enzymes or whole cell systems for the sustainable production of fine chemicals, pharmaceutical precursors, active agents of cosmetics as well as of technical enzymes and bio fuels is playing an increasingly important part. Thus, industrial biotechnology has the function of an innovative motor giving decisive impetus to numerous fields of application. This sector of biotechnology owes its strength to the interdisciplinary cooperation of chemists, biologists and engineers.

Major products of industrial biotechnology


Novel approaches to a sustainable industrial «white» biotechnology