• From Plastic waste to Plastic value using Pseudomonas putida Synthetic Biology. P4SB
  • Computer based prediction of the formation of Non-Extractable Residues (NER) of xenobiotics and their metabolites in soils and sediments with regard to their environmental hazard. ECO24-UFZ
  • Integrating bio-treated wastewater reuse and valorization with enhanced water use efficiency to support the Green Economy in Europe and India. Water4Crops (engl.)
  • Environmental Technologies for Contaminated Solids, Soils and Sediments ETECOS³ (engl.)


  • Impact of bacterial biomass on the surface wettability of soil particles under varying moisture condition. [WetSURFACE]

Finished Projects

  • Molecular Approaches and MetaGenomic Investigations for optimizing Clean-up of PAH contaminated sites. [MAGICPAH]
  • Model driven Soil Probing, Site Assessment and Evaluation. [ModelPROBE]
  • Bacterial Abiotic Stress and Survival Improvement Network. [BACSIN]
  • Peri-urban mangroves forests as filters and potential phytoremediators of domestic sewage in East Africa. [PUMPSEA]
  • Microorganism and enzyme Immobilization: NOvel Techniques and Approaches for Upgraded Remediation of Underground-, wastewater and Soil. [MINOTAURUS]
  • Risk assessment and environmental safety affected by compound bio-availability in multiphase environments. [RAISEBIO]
  • Assessment of in situ Transformation of Xenobiotic Organic Material. [AXIOM]
  • Biological procedures for diagnosing the status and predicting evolution of polluted environments. [BIOTOOL]
  • Solvent-tolerant bacteria allowing a broader performance of biotransformations of organic compounds in two-phases fermentation systems. [BARTOLO]
  • Strategies to accelerate the productive biodegradation of several herbicides under environmental stress conditions. [HERBICBIOREM]
  • Plant based technologies within Research Association Mining and Environment [RAME]
  • Elektronen Transport im anoxischen Aquifer. DFG-Forschergruppe
  • Böden als Quelle und Senke für Kohlendioxid-Beitrag mikrobieller Biomasse zur Bildung refraktärer organischer Bodensubstanz. DFG SPP 1090 [BioREFRAK]
  • Biogeochemische Grenzflächen in Böden: Dynamische (Redox)-Interfaces in Böden - Kohlenstoffumsetzungen in mikrobiellen Nahrungsnetzen und Einfluß auf die organische Bodensubstanz. DFG SPP 1315 [DynaCARB]