Research cooperations, contract research, third-party funded projects – the repertoire of SolarBioproducts Ruhr (Sbp) is large. In the field of biotechnology, Sbp develops project ideas and proposal outlines for (inter)national tenders and competitions together with partners from business, industry and research, coordinates third-party funded projects, organizes workshops and (inter)national conferences and is the contact for contract work.

Together with the AG Photobiotechnologie of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Sbp researches different metabolic pathways of microorganisms and their interaction. The focus is on producing high-quality substances relevant for industry and generating energy in the form of hydrogen from microalgae enzymes.

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As a member of various networks such as the Cluster Industrial Biotechnology 2021 (CLIB2021), Greentech.Ruhr, h2-netzwerk Herten and the ZIM Cooperation Network Microalgae, SolarBioproducts Ruhr can be found regularly at network events, but also at scientific congresses in Germany and abroad, such as the Bundesalgenstammtisch and the international Chlamydomonas conference.

On platforms such as Cordis, Chemieatlas, Labsexplorer and Zenit GmbH/Enterprise Europe Network, Sbp has published its expertise for reference.