SINTEF Materials and Chemistry is one of the institute in the SINTEF Foundation. The institute offers high levels of expertise in the fields of materials technology, nanotechnology, applied chemistry, process technology and biotechnology. The Department of Biotechnology and Nanomedicine specializes in bioprocess development, with particular emphasis on microbial and enzymatic production processes, as well as biomass utilisation and biorefineries, with products and markets covering the range from high-cost pharmaceuticals to biofuels. The department is operating a state-of-the-art research infrastructure for bioprocess development and advanced mass-spectrometric analyses.
In Promac we work with:
- Development of processes for production of protein-rich fractions of red and brown seaweed (Palmaria palmata, Saccharina latissima and Alaria esculenta), with particular emphasis on the use of enzymes as processing tools