Partner & Expertise

The CBBS offers multidisciplinary services in all fields of fundamental and applied sciences for bioeconomy.

Fundamentals for life science technologies

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Garabed Antranikian

Institute of Technical Microbiology

  • Bioinformatics and computational biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Genomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Enzyme discovery
  • High throughput screening
  • Recombinant enzyme production and purification

Enzyme technology & systems engineering

Prof. Dr. Andreas Liese

Institute of Technical Biocatalysis

  • Enzyme kinetics and thermodynamic analysis
  • Bioprocess simulations
  • Reaction cascades
  • Chemo and biocatalytic transformations
  • Bioreaction engineering
  • Online analytics
  • Multiphase reaction systems
  • Microbial community analysis
  • Continuous flow systems
  • Fermentation technology (diols, organic & amino acids, EPS etc.)
  • Systems and synthetic biology
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Enzyme design and evolution

Process engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Stefan Heinrich

Institute of Solids Process Engineering & Particle Technology

  • Particle formulation and particle separation technology
  • Fluidized bed technology
  • Multiscale simulation of solids processes
  • Analysis of complex solid systems
  • Contact, breakage and deformations mechanics of particles
  • Multiscale simulation of solids processes
  • Analysis of complex solid systems
  • Contact, breakage and deformations mechanics of particles
  • Multiscale simulation of solids processes
  • Food process engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schlüter

Institute of Multiphase Flows

  • Design and scale up of multiphase reactors
  • Hydrodynamics for fermentation processes
  • Physical and chemical fundamentals of processes
  • Modelling and numerical simulation
  • Multiphase flows for process safety

Bioresources supply, logistic and sustainability

  • Algae technology
  • Biomining
  • Biorefinery
  • Biomass production technology
  • Biogas
  • Bio waste utilization
  • Circular economy
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Digitalization
  • Technology and process innovations in logistics
  • Energy systems / system analysis
  • Renewable sources of energy / bioenergy
  • Bioeconomy / biorefinery
  • Measurement and assessment methods

Entrepreneurship & transformation

  • Design thinking & creative techniques
  • Intrapreneurship & corporate innovation culture
  • Knowledge & technology transfer
  • Startup management & private equity
  • IP management


Armen Orujyan, PhD

Athgo, Los Angeles

  • Innovation ecosystems architecture
  • Startup and Entrepreneurship competitions and programs
  • Enterprise development, from ideation through implementation
  • Individual Intent and Capacities measurement and forecast
  • Leadership, team building, and gender equality
  • Socio-economic development

Professional training

Prof. Dr. Sönke Knutzen

Center for Teaching & Learning

  • Digitalization and modern teaching
  • Online and active learning
  • Project and problem based teaching and learning
  • Research based learning
  • Further qualification and training
  • Vocational education
  • Creative technologies (design thinking)
  • Technology and ethics

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