Current and former collaborations

National

- Water Chemistry and Water Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technolgy (KIT)
- Limnology, Institute of Ecology, University of Jena
- Institute of General Ecology, Technical University Dresden
- Institute for Hydrobiology, Technical University Dresden
- Institute of Resource Ecology, Helmholtz Center Dresden-Rossendorf
- Leipniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, IOW, Warnemünde
- Aquatic Biotechnology, Biofilm Centre, University Duisburg-Essen
- Institute of Integrated Science, University Koblenz-Landau
- Institute of Environmental Research, University Koblenz-Landau
- Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, BAM, Berlin
- Institute of Applied Microbiology, IFZ, University of Giessen
- Institute for Physical Chemistry, Technical University Freiberg
- Environmental Analytical Microscopy, Applied Geosciences, University of Tübingen
- Department of Geobiology, University Goettingen
- Institute of Ecological Chemistry and Waste Analysis, Technical University,
  Braunschweig
- MPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen
- Chemical Microbiology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
- Institute of Chemistry, University Konstanz

International

- EAWAG, Dübendorf, Switzerland
- Department of Freshwater Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria
- Environmental Biotechnology, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands
- Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark
- Environmental Microbiology, University of Aalborg, Denmark
- Center for Systems Microbiology, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
- Microenvironmental Ecology, University of Copenhagen, Helsingoer, Denmark
- Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
- Department of Environmental Microbiology, University of Pau, France
- Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d'Orsay, Centre de Photonique Biomédicale,
  Université Paris Sud, France
- SECALIM-INRA-Oniris, Nantes, France
- School of Environmental Engineering, TU-Crete, Chania, Greece
- National Hydrology Research Centre, Environment Canada, Saskatoon,
  Saskatchewan, Canada
- Centre for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA
- Microbial Interactions Laboratory, Arnold School of Public Health,
  University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
- Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben Gurion University, Sede Boqer, Israel