Our research projectsPhoto: Manuel Gutjahr
Below you will find the description of some large research projects or research networks coordinated by ATB.
These projects are supported by competitively acquired third-party funds from various research funding programs.
In addition, we have listed infrastructural funding projects that have helped us to further develop and expand our research infrastructure in the recent years.
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SustInAfrica – Sustainable intensification of food production through resilient farming systems in West & North Africa ▶
Large areas of agricultural land in W. and N. Africa are heavily degraded, with water scarcity, low soil fertility and poor plant health, due to use of unsuitable agronomic systems and inappropriate management. In W. Afr…
BeonNAT – Innovative value chains from tree & shrub species grown in marginal lands as a source of biomass for bio-based industries ▶
The BeonNAT project aims to increase knowledge about the extraction of various organic products from wood species, trees and shrubs that are currently underutilized. The project evaluates the key aspects in the value cha…
PulpIng – Entwicklung einer Kürbisfruchtmarkzubereitung durch Anwendung eines nachhaltigen und integrierten Technikkonzepts. Teilvorhaben Nicht-thermische Verfahren und Aspekte der Produktsicherheit bzw. -quali… ▶
PulpIng aims stimulating a value chain that goes from the rational valorisation of pumpkin by developing a novel fruit pulp formulation added with a natural-based preservative extracted from pumpkin by-products. The over…
CAFIPLA – Combining carboxylic acid production and fibre recovery as an innovative, cost-effective and sustainable pre-treatment process for heterogeneous bio-waste ▶
The 3-year CAFIPLA project will radically alter the biomass pre-treatment approach for bio-economy applications. Current biomass use comes at a high cost, either in terms of land use (sugar/starch crops) or energy and ch…
AquaTech4Feed – Neue nachhaltige Aquakulturtechnologien für die Produktion innovativer Futtermittel für verbesserte Fischbestände (Novel sustainable aquaculture technologies for the production of innovative feeds for… ▶
AquaTech4Feed aims to formulate novel fish feeds from alternative protein-containing biomass sources such as algae, duckweed, insects and microbiomes (bioflakes) in order to improve fish production and product quality. P…