Exemplary nature

Eco-friendly recovery of valuable and stratigic metals by the application of special microorganisms.

Biological processing

A special area of separation technologies at the Fraunhofer Project Group IWKS are biological separation technologies. Those separation methods offer promising opportunities for the eco-friendly recovery of valuable and strategic materials by the application of special enzymes and bacteria.

 

Bioleaching

Development of bioleaching methods for the recovery of magnetic materials, slags, ashes or scrap metal.