c/o Angewandte Biokatalyse Kompetenzzentrum GmbH

The Austrian Research Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) bundles the expertise of key researchers from seven Austrian universities in the multiple disciplines of industrial biotechnology and bioengineering, as well as attracting national and international biotechnological industry, and international renowned research institutions as integrated project partners.

The centre wants to be the preferred partner for precompetitive research in industrial biotechnology, focused on biocatalysis, enzymes and (pharmaceutical) protein production.

ACIB partners get access to innovative scientific concepts, condensed academic brain power, and the broad methodological expertise required in order to develop unique bioprocesses and products.

ACIB’s ambitious research programme includes development of new microbial and mammalian expression systems and concepts, extended innovative applications of biocatalysis, and understanding bioproduction on a molecular and genome wide basis.

The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) is

+ the internationally visible centre of Austrian research acitivities in industrial biotechnology
+ the preferred research partner for companies active in industrial biotechnology

ACIB stands for

+ new production processes & products with improved ecological efficiency,
+ new production processes with higher economic efficiency,
products with higher quality and purity,
+ innovative functional products for everyday use and for the health care industry.

The international centre of competence ACIB combines the advantages of university dynamics and industrial focusing. ACIB speaks the languages of science and industry.


c/o Angewandte Biokatalyse Kompetenzzentrum GmbH
Petersgasse 14/5
8010 Graz
Field of Activity:
Research & Development
Research & Education
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