ARTES is research partner of ChemBioTec project supported by Deutsche Stiftung Umwelt

ARTES Biotech­nol­o­gy today announces the col­lab­o­ra­tion with 5 oth­er col­lab­o­ra­tion part­ners in a joint 28 months research pro­gram that is grant­ed by the nation­al Deutsche Stiftung Umwelt with­in the Chem­BioTec ini­tia­tive. The Deutsche Bun­dess­tiftung Umwelt DBU is one of Europe’s largest foun­da­tions and pro­motes inno­v­a­tive and exem­plary envi­ron­men­tal projects

The fund­ed project includes three aca­d­e­m­ic part­ners and three biotech com­pa­nies and is coor­di­nat­ed by Prof. Dr. Hol­ger Zorn, Insti­tute of food chem­istry and food biotech­nol­o­gy, Uni­ver­si­ty Giessen.
The inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research group has set the aim to study in a first time appli­ca­tion the mate­r­i­al recy­cling of straw and wood left­overs by using a fun­gus secre­tome.
With this project ARTES extends its activ­i­ties in the area of pro­duc­tion of bio-based fine chem­i­cals from renew­able resources.