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Rational Design of New Bio-based Carriers for Advanced Enzyme Immobilization (RISE)

Enzyme immobilization plays a crucial role in enzyme technology with a multitude of applications in food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and biobased chemical industries. The  research is focused on the preparation of highly functionalized biobased microspheres for the rational immobilization of enzymes. Aim is the optimization of enzyme activity while gaining a deeper understanding behind inactivation mechanisms. The heterogeneous biocatalysts will be tested in different reactor designs.

Date:25 Sep 2017  →  Today
Keywords:Enzyme, Microspheres, Immobilization
Disciplines:Catalysis and reacting systems engineering, Chemical product design and formulation, General chemical and biochemical engineering, Process engineering, Separation and membrane technologies, Transport phenomena, Other (bio)chemical engineering
Project type:PhD project