Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland. Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Its Group Biotechnology develops tailor-made biotechnological processes for the economic and sustainable production of bio-based chemicals and biofuels. Within the CHASSY project, Clariant’s work focuses on the following topics:
High-throughput screening of strains
Development and optimization of the fermentation process
Development and optimization of the downstream purification process
Clariant has a long experience in the development of microorganisms as production strains for new products, but also broad knowledge in the development of biotechnological processes.
The CHASSY Team at Clariant:
Dr Marckmann is Head of R&D, Biofuels & Derivates at Clariant Group Biotechnology. He has expertise in process engineering and has experience in developing biotechnological processes at Clariant.
Dr Schirrmacher is Head of Science Network Management responsible for science relations at Clariant Group Technology and Innovation. He is project leader for Clariant Group Biotechnology and coordinates projects related to industrial biotechnology, from renewable materials along the value chain to end products and has good experience in the management of multi-partner projects.