Electrobiotechnology as a component of the bioeconomy
The current research topics include:
Enzymatic and microbial electrosyntheses
Elucidation and optimization of interactions between biocatalysts and electrodes
Development of screening tools
Digitized reactor and process development
Furthermore, related topics are worked on in the chair, these are in particular:
New production organisms in biotechnology
Gas fermentations and C1 biotechnology
Process development for biotechnological conversion of renewable raw and residual materials
We are very pleased that our former master student Max Bilger has been awarded the Rudolf Plank Prize 2023 for the best master's degree in bioengineering!
The master thesis was supervised at our institute by PD Dr. Jens Rudat.
The project "BioHealing - Self-Healing Fuel Cell" is part of the Innovation Campus "Mobility of the Future" ICM of KIT and the University of Stuttgart, funded by the Ministry of Science of the State of Baden-Württemberg in the "Strategy Dialog Automotive Industry".
The basic principle is described in this short VIDEO presented.
This interdisciplinary approach - besides TeBi, the KIT institutes wbk, IOC, IMT, and TFT are involved - reached the 3rd place at the innovation competition NEULAND_2022 in the category "Idea Award" .
On the part of TeBi, PD Dr. Jens Rudat and the master students (bioengineering) Max Bilger and Tom Grünert were involved. All three TeBi researchers are involved in an invention disclosure resulting from the project, which is currently being processed at KIT-IRM.Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering
Scientific award in the field of chemical engineering and process engineering for outstanding achievements of individual graduates and doctoral students in the field of energy and environmental technologyhttps://www.stiftung.kit.edu/414.php