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Unit of Biological and Industrial Chemistry, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech - University of Liège

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Technology
Supplier identity
General description

The Unit of Biological and Industrial Chemistry (CBI) at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech in Gembloux (University of Liège), is an academic research group focusing on adding value to plant biomass. Our know-how extends from chemistry to process development. Our main expertise relates to:
- the caracterisation of biopolymers, primarily polysaccharides (cellulose, hemicelluloses, pectins, oligosaccharides...) and lignin.
- the splitting of lignocellulosic feedstocks into pure fractions.

Type of Supplier
Research Institution
Sector of activity
  • Biomaterials
  • Food Technology and Processing
Region
Region of Wallonia, BE
Regional access broker
  • Annick Pierrard, Interface Enterprises-University of Liège
Activity description
The 3 top equipments available

Pilot scale steam explosion device.
Polymers molecular mass determination devices.
Lab. micro-wave reactor.

Terms of availability for SMEs

The Unit of CBI has a solid background in collaboration with enterprises, wether within research projects of several years or for occasional support.

Training and Staff possibilities
No
Contact information
Name
Mario
Surname
Aguedo
Function
Research Assistant
Phone number
+32 (0)81 62 22 34
Address
Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech
Passage des Déportés, 2
5030  Gembloux
Belgium