Fully online: Post-graduate course on Industrial Biotechnology for Lignocellulose Based Processes

Offered by Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden


Course Aims and Contents

The aim is to introduce the students to production of biofuels and other chemicals using plant cell wall materials as the raw material with emphasis on the biotechnology aspect of the production process.

Lectures and exercises will be mixed. The course also includes a presentation of the group exercise completed during the course.


Download the course leaflet here.


Who should attend?

The course is suitible to PhD students or researchers with a background in biotechnology, chemical engineering or biochemistry. The course can be taken as a 3 ETCS course, by following lectures + passing the end exam, or as a 5 ETCS course, by additionally completing a group assignment.


Course fee

The course fee is 700 SEK (≈ 70 €) for academic participants and 1000 SEK (≈ 100 €) for participants from the industry. The course fee includes all course material, participation through zoom and feedback of group assignment (presentation + written report).

Registration and information

The registration form is available here. Registration by the 30th of September 2021.

For more information visit:

https://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/bio/research/doctoral-studies/Pages/Industrial-Biotechnology-Course.aspx