• NTNU, Norway
    Coordinates the iFermenter project.
  • We produce antimicrobials
    Nisin is an important antimicrobial that protects food from pathogens.
  • iFermenter promotes circular economy
    We will exploit by-products from forestry.
  • Corynebacterium
    These cell factories are safe and effective microbes.
  • Borregaard, Norway
    Norway's largest bio-refinery.
  • We exploit by-products
    The microbes will consume sugars from pulp industry.

New publication in Metabolic Engineering!

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Our teams just published in Metabolic Engineering (impact factor 10!) an article that summarizes the production of the antimicrobial Pediocin by C. glutamicum, one major objective in iFermenter. “Establishing recombinant production of pediocin PA-1 in Corynebacterium glutamicum” https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymben.2021.09.002 Congratulations for … Continued

iFermenter, 3rd year Consortium meeting

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Despite the Covid-19 situation, our project teams met (online) to discuss the advances, challenges and strategies in our project, evaluating the first 3 years of the project. We coordinated the activities that are coming for the next year. We look … Continued

Successful upscaling experiments

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Our partners at the BBEPP, together with other partners in the iFermenter team have ran upscaling experiments. The antimicrobial production was tested and upscaled from mL scales to laboratory 2-3L scales, and then to 150 L steel container scale in … Continued

A new patent filed

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The iFermenter teams have filed a patent application, C. glutamicum as a platform that produces antimicrobials. The patent application number 2105707.0 was filed 21 April 2021, comprising the main work of iFermenter: to convert residual sugars into high value antimicrobial peptides.  We … Continued

iFermenter digital Conference

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iFermenter conference meeting was supposed to take place in the beautiful city of Wien, Austria during 15-16th June 2020. Despite the Corovid-19 situation, we successfully held a digital meeting during 2 days with around 30-40 participants, discussing the challenges of … Continued