• 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.

Another major Milestone of iFermenter accomplished

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Together with partners from NTNU, NMBU, DTU and Saarland University, our P-brick team at Ulm University has managed to successfully produce nisin, our second demonstrator product, using C. glutamicum. In their study by Weixler et al. (https://rdcu.be/cGEPK) they decribe a two-step … Continued

iFermenter Digital Conference 2021

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The first iFermenter conference held digital. Planned to be in Ghent, Belgium, it was transformed to Digital conference. The meeting held important circular bioeconomy updates and decision, and plenary speakers from the companies BASF, CORBION and Alginor gave presentations about strategies related to … Continued

New International Journal article!

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Our teams in NTUN and TUW has just published a high quality paper in the Journal of Process Control, Elsevier. The article deals with ‘soft sensor’, an estimator that integrates data across many probes and devices, and produces reliable results … Continued

iFermenter in Pitch Perfect

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The iFermenter Team is dedicated to communication of our results with the European public, companies and the EU commission, we are regularly participating in communication activities. Today 28 Sept 2021, we participated in Pitch Perfect in Brussels, and met 23 … Continued

Press release by Univ. ULM

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Today Ulm University has showcased a press release related to our recent paper in Metabolic Engneering. You can find it on the main page of the university homepage (www.uni-ulm.de) and under the following link: https://www.uni-ulm.de/home/uni-aktuell/article/wenn-bakterien-etwas-gegen-bakterien-habengenetisch-veraenderte-bodenbakterien-stellen-antibiotika-alternative-her/ Keep up the good work!

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