Technology Offers

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.

Sustainable Biotechnology

Schaumtester / Foto: UFZ

Test kit for determining the tendency of substrates to foam in biogas plants

Expertise: Biogas, Foaming, Substrate

Container with constructed wetland / Foto: A. T. Ebersbach, UFZ
Mobile root zone plant for wastewater treatment
Nature based and economic method for a short-term peripheral wastewater treatment

Expertise: Constructed wetlands, Mobile sewage treatment, Industrial and urban sewage purification

Waste to value / Foto: A. Künzelmann, UFZ
Nature-Based Solutions – sustainable production of materials and energy
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

Anlage Leuna / Foto: UFZ
V-EcoTech-Filter: vertical filter eco-technology system
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



Analysis of live cell cultures / Photo: A. Künzelmann, UFZ

Innovative, simple and economic harvesting and cleaning technology for microbial cells

Expertise: Microbiology, Biochemistry/ Molecular biology, Analytics