Research findings and know-how at the UFZ are often the basis of innovative products and technologies in the fields of:
- Sustainable biotechnology,
- Technological solutions for the remediation of groundwater and wastewater,
- Environmental engineering, e.g. sensor technology, information systems and monitoring.
Researchers at the UFZ and different types of stakeholders benefit from our competence and the services we offer.
Please contact the Department of Knowledge and Technology Transfer for further information and contact details at the UFZ.
Test kit for determining the tendency of substrates to foam in biogas plants
Expertise: Biogas, Foaming, Substrate
Nature based and economic method for a short-term peripheral wastewater treatment
Expertise: Constructed wetlands, Mobile sewage treatment, Industrial and urban sewage purification
New pathways towards a decentralised and integrated use of renewable resources and wastes
Expertise: Modern Biotechnology and bio-electrochemistry, Modular reactor systems, Bio-catalysts, Extensive collection of micro-organisms (yeasts, bacteria, fungi), Process control and sensors, Analytics and modelling, Broad scientific and engineering expertise
An ecotechnological cleaning method for remediating groundwater contaminated with BTEX and MTBE. It uses a vertical filter system in a large-scale facility for cleaning groundwater
Expertise: Vertical filters / soil filters, Near-natural / ecotechnology,
Groundwater treatment, Passive technology, Engineered treatment wetland
Innovative, simple and economic harvesting and cleaning technology for microbial cells
Expertise: Microbiology, Biochemistry/ Molecular biology, Analytics