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Upscaling of a fermentation process

  • 2013

PROJECT SCOPE

Scaling up of a fermentation process of conversion of wheat straw into industrial oils, including:

  • Pretreatment
  • Enzymatic hydrolysis
  • Filtration
  • Fermentation
  • Centrifugation
  • Drying

 

CENER ROLE

  • Project coordination: including equipment from vendors (plate filter, centrifuge, drier)
  • Plant operation
  • 3 test campaigns
    • 2 batches of 3.000L enzymatic hydrolysis
    • 3.000L fermentation