Sustainable processes for a circular economy

The scientists at BRAIN Biotech’s Environmental division develop new products and customized solutions making processes more sustainable and companies fit for a circular economy.

We provide high-performance microorganisms, enzymes and bio-based process solutions, providing support to our customers when it comes to:

  • innovating in order to improve production time efficiency;
  • reducing their CO2 emissions and energy consumption;
  • transforming waste-streams into products for unprecedented value chains.

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Dr. Esther Gabor

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BRAIN Biotech innovations

A scientist working on a bioprocess for battery recycling and a green battery
Battery Recycling

Creating #MicrobialBatteryRecycling

A truly green process for the recycling of lithium ion batteries – microbes can make lithium ion battery recycling more sustainable, more effective and even completely CO2-neutral.

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Sustainable metal extraction in the circular economy

Microorganisms from the BRAIN bioarchive extract precious metals from e-waste, ashes, slags and other waste streams in an environmentally friendly way.

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EU funds BRAIN Biotech project on wet mechanical-biological treatment of secondary resources

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Meet BRAIN Biotech at


The Greener Manufacturing Show 2023

8 November 2023

News & Views

26 April 2021

Biomass: linchpin of the bioeconomy

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26 June 2020
sewage treatment plant

Biosorption for heavy metal removal from sewage sludge

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27 March 2020
Nachhaltigkeit Baum

The world on the way to more sustainability

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13 March 2020

Filmed for TV: BRAIN’s urban mining (bio-) technology

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Advance your business

You want to find the right bio-based product or solution for your special application? You want to learn more about our innovations or start an R&D partnership? Contact us today. We will find the right approach matching your need.

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