Zero Emission Biotechnology Program

Convert resources to product, while minimizing emission or maximizing utilization of CO2.


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Research sections

We discover and characterise novel enzymes to reduce and reuse CO2 emissions.

We convert CO2 into ethanol, and then into valuable products.

We screen microbial communities for specialized genes and enzymes, model their metabolism, and use them to grow biomass, thereby storing CO2.

We model and optimize industrial-scale conditions, and convert CO2 into ethanol and other alcohols using nothing but bacteria and green electricity.

We quantify technical, economic, and social aspects of novel biotechnological processes and the supply chain – providing guidance on improving process design.



Projects launched

Principal Investigators