Sustainable Process Technologies Research Group


We have state-of-the-art laboratories  and facilities providing a truly multi-disciplinary environment, bringing together synthetic biology, biomanufacturing, biocatalysis, chemical technologies, computational biology and analytic science expertise.


 Bioscience Laboratory

Fully equipped for microbial and enzyme engineering including anaerobic growth cabinets, Class II safety cabinets, shaking incubators, Beckman high performance centrifuge, Constant Systems cell disruptor and a molecular biology and cloning suite with gel electrophoresis equipment.

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Fermentation suite

A fully equipped fermentation suite with six Eppendorf BioFlo 115 fermenter systems with vessels ranging 0.5-2L for batch, fed-batch and continuous culture modes, an Electrolab Fermac 360 system and a number of custom-built systems for bespoke fermentations.

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Organic Chemistry Laboratory

A fully equipped organic chemistry labs comprising 5 fume cupboards, vacuum and Schlenk lines, rotary evaporators, freeze-dryers.

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 Analytical suite

An analytical suite with 5 Agilent 1200 series HPLCs, Agilent GCMS, UV-vis spectrometers, UV-vis/fluorescence plate readers. Environmental engineering facilities for bio treatment of water and waste.

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Sustainable Process Technologies Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4002