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Science in the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences



The latest major research projects

Research projects carried out at the Faculty have brought about advanced solutions that have been applied in many sectors of the economy and contributed to the improvement of the quality of the environment. Researchers have developed
'Synbiotic preparation promoting health of monogastric animals, preventing bacterial diseases and poisoning caused by toxins, and improving feed safety and productivity of livestock farming'. Its use, apart from the objectives established in the title, also increases safety of meat products. The preparation, the way its manufactured, and its use are entirely safe and environment friendly. 

 

Research projects completed at the Faculty address problems encountered in industry, for example, 'Innovative biodeodorizer for poultry processing facilities'. The scope of the project includes, among others, characterization of microbiological and chemical hazards associated with poultry farming, and determination of the impact of selected odorants/aroma compounds found at livestock housing. Another aim of the project is to the determine the composition of the growth medium and conditions of the bacteria strains that the biopreparation consists of, to develop its form, its mineral and biological content.

 

Projects concerned with biomass constitute an important area of the Faculty's research. Scholars have been working on "Waste biomass conversion by way of combined biological and chemical processes". They have been focusing their efforts on the development of a model system of continuous conversion of food industry and agriculture waste biomass into value- added products: chemicals, biofuel, energy. The research is innovative in that it weds biogas installations, distilleries, algae farms, fertilizer plants, sugar refineries and modern solutions provided by chemical and biotechnological engineering. The project is expected to have a positive impact on the efficiency of waste management. Once implemented into industrial practice, the developed solution will result in a reduction of pollutants released into the environment, and protection of the natural environment. 

Scientific cooperation

  1. with research partners:
  • national:
  • Warsaw University of Life Sciences,
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Oświęcim,
  • University of Lodz, 
  • University of Life Sciences in Poznań,
  • Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences,
  • University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz,
  • University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn,
  • Research Institute of Horticulture in Skierniewice;

 

  • international:
  • Aveiro University, Portugal;
  • Beijing Forest University Beijing, China;
  • Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan;
  • Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary;
  • Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; Federal Technological University of PARANÁ – UTFPR, Brazil;
  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;
  • FINS Institute of Food Technology in Novi Sad, Serbia;
  • Lund University, Sweden;
  • Minho University, Portugal;
  • Research Institute of Brewing and Malting Lipovec, Slovakia;
  • School of Biological Sciences The University of Hong Kong, China;
  • Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia;
  • The University of Texas, USA;
  • University of Life Sciences, Austria,
  • University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic;
  • University of Chicago, USA;
  • University of Monteray, Mexico;
  • University of Virginia, USA;
  • Wageningen University, the Netherlands;
  • International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Society Manchester, Great Britain;

 

  1. with business partners:
  • +H2O in Parzęczew,
  • Agros-Nova in Łowicz,
  • Ambra in Warsaw,
  • BHW Investment in Przeźmierowo,
  • Centrum Wdrożeniowo-Innowacyjne in Łódź,
  • Coca-Cola HBC Polska,
  • EKSPERT-STIR in Koszalin,
  • EMSUR Polska in Józefów k/Błonia,
  • Energetyka i Recykling Odpadów in Głowno,
  • Faurecia Automative Polska in Grójec,
  • Grupa Azoty in Tarnów,
  • Harper Hygienics in Warsaw,
  • Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology (in Łódź),
  • JHJ in Gizłki,
  • Keller Polska in Ożarów Mazowiecki,
  • Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa in Toruń,
  •  Pfeifer&Langen in Poznań,
  • PGKiM in Aleksandrów Łódzki,
  • PIW-PIB in Puławy,
  • PPHU ZBIG-ROL in Szadek,
  • Proteon Pharmaceuticals in Łódź,
  • STOCK Polska in Warsaw,
  • Sulimar in Piotrków Trybunalski,
  • WOSANA in Andrychów.

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Date of record:2018-06-27
Date of actualization:2018-06-27

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