The Institute of Biotechnology is one of the institutes of the Dept. for Life Sciences and Facility Management of ZHAW.
The institute provides teaching at university level, applied research, continuing education courses, and services in the field of biotechnology. The focus is on applications in the areas of pharma, food and ecology:
- Bioprocess Technology
Plant and animal cell cultivation technologies, process modelling and optimisation, process and facility development, disposal and recycling technology.
- Micro-, Molecular and Cell biology
Identification and characterisation of micro-organisms, expression of recombinant proteins, in-vitro cultivation of animal cells, cell biological diagnosis and analysis.
- Pharmaceutical Technology
Galenics, pharmaceutical biotechnology, phytopharmacy, quality management, aseptic and clean room technology.