Bioconversion of biogas into ectoine

Bioconversion of biogas into ectoine

Bioconversion of biogas into ectoine in high-mass transfer bioreactors The research carried out by UVA is validating the continuous ectoine production from biogas and biomilking process and is providing the best design configuration and new insights on the optimal operational conditions of it. Highlights from the conversion of biogas into ectoine  An effective halotolerant microbial … Continue reading “Bioconversion of biogas into ectoine”

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October 19, 2020

Pilot scale photobiorefinery implemented

In June the team of Universidad Rey Juan Carlos started their pilot scale photobiorefinery in Mostoles, Spain From left to right Sandra Chacón, Denise Ramírez, John Villamil, Elena Moreno and Daniel Puyol (URJC) standing in front of the pilot photobiorefinery at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Mostoles, Spain. Purple Phototrophic Bacteria (PPB) enriched biomass, with … Continue reading “Pilot scale photobiorefinery implemented”

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July 31, 2020

Newsletter July 2020

📣 News, news, news … The first issue of the DEEP PURPLE Newsletter! Read more about our 2 publications on the use of #PPB for waste valorisation and see the pilot photobiorefinery in Mostoles. https://mailchi.mp/deed1dde7e0c/results-from-the-first-year-of-deep-purple?e=6ba9285d82

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July 31, 2020

Alkalinity, and Not the Oxidation State of the Organic Substrate, Is the Key Factor in Domestic Wastewater Treatment by Mixed Cultures of Purple Phototrophic Bacteria

The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) group has just published the open-access paper “Alkalinity, and Not the Oxidation State of the Organic Substrate, Is the Key Factor in Domestic Wastewater Treatment by Mixed Cultures of Purple Phototrophic Bacteria” with interesting results on  optimization of domestic wastewater treatment using PPB (Purple Phototrophic Bacteria) in the Special … Continue reading “Alkalinity, and Not the Oxidation State of the Organic Substrate, Is the Key Factor in Domestic Wastewater Treatment by Mixed Cultures of Purple Phototrophic Bacteria”

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July 21, 2020

DEEP PURPLE in RETEMA Magazine

An interesting article in Spanish about the DEEP PURPLE project in the RETEMA Magazine Issue March/April 2020 on “Recovery of resources from biowaste and solar energy in photo-biorefineries” by Patricia Zamora, Víctor Monsalvo, Eugenio Marín, Raúl Muñoz, Alessandro Carmona, John Villamil, Juan Antonio Melero,Fernando Martínez, Frank Rogalla, Daniel Puyol. (Aqualia, Universidad de Valladolid and Universidad … Continue reading “DEEP PURPLE in RETEMA Magazine”

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April 21, 2020
DEEP PURPLE Publication Elsevier

DEEP PURPLE publication in Elsevier

Luis D. Allegue, Daniel Puyol and Juan Antonio Melero Novel, from the Group of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, published “Novel approach for the treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste: Coupling thermal hydrolysis with anaerobic digestion and photo-fermentation” in ELSEVIER, “Science of the Total Environment” with open access under … Continue reading “DEEP PURPLE publication in Elsevier”

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March 2, 2020
Job Offer Deep Purple

Work for DEEP PURPLE at URJC, Spain

The University Rey Juan Carlos offers a Research Assistant position for working under the frame of the European Project DEEP PURPLE (GA No.: 837998) with the following RESPONSIBILITIES: To operate and maintain a pilot-scale bio-refinery consisting on: A pair of 0.5 m3 photo-bioreactors, where purple phototrophic bacteria will evolve Pumping units for inlet, outlet and … Continue reading “Work for DEEP PURPLE at URJC, Spain”

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February 26, 2020
DEEP PURPLE biobased workshop ITENE

Bio-based workshop DEEP PURPLE in Valencia (in Spanish)

SPANISH ONLY/ INVITATION ONLY/CANCELLED for now El proyecto DEEP PURPLE (2019-2023), financiado por el programa europeo Horizonte 2020, tiene como objetivo desarrollar y validar un modelo de biorrefinería que sea capaz de aprovechar los flujos de residuos urbanos orgánicos para extraer y recuperar compuestos de alto valor añadido (ectoína, PHA o celulosa), utilizados en aplicaciones … Continue reading “Bio-based workshop DEEP PURPLE in Valencia (in Spanish)”

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February 26, 2020
Ernesto Horikoshi Member of the Advisory Board DEEP PURPLE

Ernesto Horikoshi joins the DEEP PURPLE Advisory Board

Ernesto Horikoshi, Global Head of Active Ingredients, Business Segment Active Ingredients of Clariant Production France joined the DEEP PURPLE Advisory Board. Ernesto Horikoshi has over 15 years of experience in the Global Specialties Chemical Industry. He started his career in Clariant as R&D manager in Brazil working on the global development of Home and Personal … Continue reading “Ernesto Horikoshi joins the DEEP PURPLE Advisory Board”

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February 17, 2020

ELSEVIER publication proves emerging pollutants do not affect the performance of PPB

We want to share a new research article, published in the ELSEVIER Journal of Hazardous Materials written by scientists from the DEEP PURPLE consortium. These results support the use of phototrophic bacteria technologies for resource recovery with low emerging pollutants contamination of the products. Also, they demonstrated that the biological treatment system (photo-anaerobic membrane bioreactor) … Continue reading “ELSEVIER publication proves emerging pollutants do not affect the performance of PPB”

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November 20, 2019
Job Offer Deep Purple

Job Offer DEEP PURPLE at the University of Rey Juan Carlos, Spain

APPLICATION CLOSED! The University Rey Juan Carlos offers a Research Assistant job for working under the frame of the European Project DEEP PURPLE (GA No.: 837998). The job has the following RESPONSIBILITIES: – To operate and maintain a pilot-scale bio-refinery consisting of: 1. A pair of 0.5 m3 photo-bioreactors, where purple phototrophic bacteria will evolve … Continue reading “Job Offer DEEP PURPLE at the University of Rey Juan Carlos, Spain”

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October 23, 2019