Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology
The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) is an international top research institution active in all fi elds of industrial biotechnology. Since its foundation in 2010, acib has specialized in the development of new, more environmentally friendly and economical processes for industry (biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical), using nature‘s methods and tools. There are currently 200+ employees researching and working at acib. Owners of acib are the Universities of Innsbruck and Graz, TU Graz, BOKU Vienna and Joanneum Research. The FFG K2 center is funded through the COMET program – Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies by the BMK, BMWFW and the federal states of Styria, Vienna, Lower Austria and Tyrol.
acib at a glance:
|Field of activity||acib predicts, invents and develops innovative, effi cient and unprecedented industrial bioprocesses. We translate academic research at the highest level into new industrial products or applications that are more environmentally friendly and economical.|
|Partners||150+ universities and industrial partners, such as BASF SE, DSM Chem Tech R&D BV, Sandoz, Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, G.L. Pharma GmbH, Jungbunzlauer, Pfizer Limited, VTU Technology|
|Technology||Biocatalysis & Chemical Analytics, Enzyme Technologies & Protein Engineering, Microbial Biotechnology, Cell Line Development & Epigenetic, Bioinformatic & Simulations, Bioprocess Technologies, Bioeconomy & Environmental Biotechnology|
|Services||Host Cell & Vector Engineering, Novel Enzymes, Protein Characterization & Optimization, Novel Compounds & Optimized Reaction Conditions, Bioinformatics & Modeling, Up- & Downstream Processing, Environmental Biotechnology, Microbiome Research & Application, Analytics|
|Unique Selling Point||acib is a one-stop-shop for the translation of academic research into industrial applications: Project design and management, cost effi ciency, EUfunded projects, research and development, intellectual property management, communication and marketing, dissemination and exploitation.|
|Membership in networks/associations||Human technology styria, Bio-Based Industries, European Federation of Biotechnology, European Association of Communication Directors, AAAS, American Society for Microbiology, oana, Open Access, öawi, CO2 Value Europe, Bionanonet, Biorizon|
|Date of Incorporation/Number of Employees||2010/200|
|Others||The European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology (esib), one of the largest European scientific congresses for industrial biotechnology, will again take place from November 14 – 16, 2022.
Further information and details on the program will follow soon.
|Telephone/Telefax||+43 316 873-9301 / -9302|