List of Main R&D Projects

Current Projects

  • Grant projects

Project

Partners

Expanding the industrial use of robust oxidative biocatalysts for the conversion and production of alcohols.

 

Project acronym: ROBOX


Provider: EU (H2020)

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DSM Chemical Technology R&D BV (NLD)

Givaudan Suisse SA (CHE)

Chemstream BVBA (BEL)

Dyadic Nederland BV (NLD)

c-LEcta GmbH (DEU)

Evocatal GmbH (DEU)

ACIB GmbH (AUT)

Technische Universitaet Graz (AUT)

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (NLD)

Universita Degli Studi Pavia (ITA)

Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen (DEU)

The University of Manchester (GBR)

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DNK)

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E. V (DEU)

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (ESP)

Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (CHE)

Universiteit Maastricht (NLD)

PNO Consultants BV (NLD)

The research for this work has received funding from the European Union (EU) project ROBOX (No. 635734) under EU's Horizon 2020 Programme Research and Innovative actions H2020-LEIT BIO-2014-1.

Link to project website: http://www.h2020robox.eu/

Infomational video to project – A unique video to explain the principles of enzyme engineering:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruifWn_7hVk

 

  • Research collaborations

Project

Partners

Wastewater treatment

Basic parameterization of Lentikats Biocatalyst with relation to operational conditions

Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (CZE)

Removal of high concentrations of nitrates from rinsing water from steel pickling

J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (CZE)

Pharmaceutical and food industry

Miniaturized packed-bed reactors with LentiKatsÒ particles as an effective tool for production of fine chemicals

University fo Lujubljana (SLO)

LentiKatsÒ particles with immobilized ω-transaminase for production of fine chemicals

c-LEcta GmbH (DEU)

Distilleries

The use of immobilized yeasts for sparkling wine (sects) production

Eko-Logika Pro, s.r.o. (CZE)

 

Completed Projects

  • Grant projects

Project

Partners

Mastering bioprocess integration and intensification across scales

 

Project acronym: BIOINTENSE

Provider: EU (7FP)

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Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DNK)

 

Technische Universität Graz (AUT)

Univerza v Ljubljani (SLO)

Universiteit Gent (BEL)

The University of Manchester (GBR)

Lunds Universitet (SWE)

DSM Innovative Synthesis BV (NLD)

Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek N.V. (BEL)

iX-factory GmbH (DEU)

Microfluidic Chipshop GmbH (DEU)

Luxcel Biosciences LTD (GBR)

c-LEcta GmbH (DEU)

Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH (CHE)

The research for this work has received funding from the European Union (EU) project BIOINTENSE (No. 312148) under EU's Seventh Framework Programme.

Link to project website: http://www.biointense.nu

Informational video to project – World of Microfluidics European Micro Cup: Enzymes vs. substrates: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwgxproI2HM

Developing the next generation of biocatalysts for industrial chemical synthesis

Project acronym: BIONEXGEN
Provider: EU (7FP)

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The University of Manchester (GBR)
Universität Stuttgart (DEU)
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DNK)
Institute of Microbiology, AS CR, v.v.i. (CZE)
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (NLD)
CLEA Technologies BV (NLD)
EntreChem SL (ESP)
Universidad de Oviedo (ESP)
Galab Laboratories GmbH (DEU)
Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie (DEU)
ACIB GmbH (AUT)
Kungliga Tekniska Högskola (SWE)
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (SVK)
BASF SE (DEU)
University College London (GBR)
Chemistry Innovation Limited (GBR)

The research for this work has received funding from the European Union (EU) project BIONEXGEN (No. 266025) under EU's Seventh Framework Programme.

Link to project website: http://bionexgen-fp7.eu/

Documentary film on cooperation with Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava: http://youtu.be/1ENsGCvQ-1Y

Development of a packaged technology for treatment of industrial wastewater

 

Project acronym: KONTEJNER             Provider: MIT CR (TIP)

SATTURN HOLEŠOV spol. s r.o. (CZE)
ASIO, spol. s r.o. (CZE)
Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (CZE)
Immobilized yeasts in biotechnology: development of new applications for manufacturing

 

Project acronym: LENTIKVAS
Provider: TA CR (Alfa)

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, v.v.i. (CZE)
Charles University in Prague (CZE)
Institute of Microbiology, AS CR, v.v.i. (CZE)
Institute of Physiology AS CR, v.v.i. (CZE)

Production of the 2nd generation biofuels with the use of recyclable raw materials and their conversion to biobutanol via technology and equipment optimization with immobilized biocatalysts

Project acronym: KONTEJNER          Provider: MIT CR

CHEMCOMEX Praha, a.s. (CZE)

  • Research collaborations

Project

Partners

Wastewater treatment

Cleaning of colored wastewater using Lentikats Biocatalysts with immobilized laccase

CNM textil a.s. (CZE)

Intensification of root wastewater treatment plant by postnitrification Lentikats

WWT Kotenčice (CZE)

Elimination of high concentrations of nitrates from industrial wastewaters

Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (CZE)

Removal of nitrogen pollution from the landfill leachates

Regional District Council Rotorua (NZL)

Effect of fluctuating conditions on the mixture of nitrifying and denitrifying Lentikats Biocatalysts in SBR systems

Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (CZE)
Nitrate removal from waste waters with high salinity from ion-exchange column regeneration technologies and from flue gas desulfurization streams J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem (CZE)

Elimination of ammonia nitrogen from industrial wastewater with cyanogen

Technical University of Liberec (CZE)
Aquatest a.s. (CZE)

Denitrification of mine wastewaters with a high content of nitrates

DIAMO s.p. (CZE)
Degradation of persistent organic compounds using multienzymatic biocatalysts Masaryk University in Brno (CZE)
Development of a test kit for determination of biogas station efficiency by means of Lentikats Biocatalyst with immobilized bacteria Escherichia coli The National Institute of Public Health CR (CZE)
Removal of nitrogen pollution from geothermal waters Environment Bay of Plenty (NZL)

Pharmaceutical and food industry

Testing of immobilization of P450 and GDH  combiconstruct

N/A

Immobilization of PaHNL, MeHNL and MeHNL-CLEA into polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) matrix

Delft University of Technology (NLD)

Lentikats Biocatalyst for production of  vitamin B3 (niacin)

Confidential

Optimization of porous structure of PVA matrix for gas permeability

Confidential

Optimization of sponge structure of PVA matrix for medical purposes

Confidential
Verification of use of Lentikats Biotechnology for the production lactose-free milk Moravia Lacto, a.s. (CZE)
Activity and stability testing of immobilized β-galactosidase on whey Ekomilk s.r.o. (CZE)

Distilleries

Application of Lentikats Biocatalyst in combination with SpinChem device for intensification of reaction systems

SpinChem (SWE)

Fermentation of lignocellulosic hydrolysates using yeast

Worldwide bio(fuel) producer

Applicability of Lentikats Biotechnology for ethanol production from acid pressure LCM hydrolysates

Sekab E-Technology (CZE)

Research and development of technology and equipment for production of ethanol by immobilized bacteria Zymomonas mobilis

CHEMCOMEX Praha a.s. (CZE)

Research and development of technology for production of energetically favorable biofuels (butanol, ethanol) from renewables

CHEMCOMEX Praha a.s. (CZE)
Optimization of fermentation of carbohydrate substrates for industrial applications FBL (IND), VUC Service spol. s.r.o. (CZE)
Optimization of fermentation conditions in continuous-mode, using molasses as feedstock RSCL (IND), Bunge (BRA), FBL (IND)

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