H2Bio: green hydrogen for biosynthesis

This week Avecom, KWR Watercycle research institute and Allied Waters have agreed to start the Collab H2Bio. This Collab focuses on biosynthesis of organic compounds by bacteria using green hydrogen as an energy source. Proteins are an example of such compounds. Green hydrogen is typically produced by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen (electrolysis of…

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Microbial Insights Workshops in Brussels, Munich and Rome!

Microbial Insights would like to invite you to one of 3 Remediation Workshops from 2-4 May in Brussels, Munich, and Rome. Over 7,000 people have registered for a workshop to learn from these international experts across North America and Europe. Click here to see additional information about the speakers. Thanks to the workshop sponsors &…

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Protein from recovered nitrogen: official opening Power to Protein pilot

The 29th of March, the Power to Protein pilot installation was officially opened at the Grolsch Veste in Enschede. In the presence of about 60 interested people, both from industry and press, the project was introduced by Jan Peter van der Hoek, member of the board of Waterschap Vechtstromen. Further presentations were given by Barentz,…

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Avecom buys pilot scale Paddle Vacuum Dryer

Avecom has bought a pilot scale Paddle Vacuum Dryer from the Dutch company Maris Projects. The dryer enables Avecom to dry various types of ProMic in order to produce sufficient quantities for feed trials. The dryer is built into a sea container, making it a mobile unit which can be easily placed on site of…

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Avecom pitches Power To Protein concept at Watervisie 2017

Avecom has participated at the Watervisie congress, where it pitched the idea of Power to Protein for the Water Innovator of the Year 2017 contest. Other candidates were RoyalHaskoningDHV and Pathema. The winner was selected by an internet vote, a public vote and a professional jury. Altough the Power to Protein project was well received,…

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Avecom and KWR build and run first Power to Protein pilot

Beginning of january, the Power to Protein pilot, which was designed by Avecom and KWR and was constructed at Maris Projects in Schijndel, was moved to the first test location Waterschap Enschede after first microbiological runs proved the correct functioning of the pilot. This pilot is unique: it is the only bioreactor in which hydrogen…

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