Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Bernacchi, S., and Herwig, C., Challenges and solutions for development of gas limited bioprocesses illustrated by the biological methane production (BMP) process development, Current Biochemical Engineering, Volume 3, Number 3, December 2016, pp. 165176(12)
  • Bernacchi, S., Krajete, A., and Herwig, C., Experimental workflow for developing a feed forward strategy to control biomass growth and exploit maximum specific methane productivity of Methanothermobacter marburgensis in a biological methane production process (BMPP), AIMS Microbiol., Volume 2, Number 3, 2016, pp. 262–277
  • Nischkauer, W., Vanhaecke, F., Bernacchi, S., Herwig, C., and Limbeck, A., Radial line-scans as representative sampling strategy in dried-droplet laser ablation of liquid samples deposited on pre-cut filter paper disks, Spectrochim, Acta Part B At. Spectrosc., Volume 101, November 2014, pp. 123–129
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., and Herwig, C., Analysis of process related factors to increase volumetric productivity and quality of biomethane with Methanothermobacter marburgensisAppl. Energy, Volume 132, November. 2014, pp. 155–162
  • Bernacchi, S., Weissgram, M., Wukovits, W., and Herwig, C., Process efficiency simulation for key process parameters in biological methanogenesis, AIMS Bioeng., Volume 1, Number 1, 2014, pp. 53–71
  • Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., and Herwig, C., Experimental methods for screening parameters influencing the growth to product yield (Y(x/CH4)) of a biological methane production (BMP) process performed with Methanothermobacter marburgensis, AIMS Bioeng., Volume 1, Number 2, 2014, pp. 7286
  • Martinez-Porqueras, E.*, Rittmann, S.*, Herwig, C., Analysis of H2 to CO2 yield and physiological key parameters of Enterobacter aerogenes and Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 38, Number 25, 2013, pp. 10245-10251
  • Seifert, A.*, Rittmann, S.*, Bernacchi, S., Herwig, C., Method for assessing the impact of emission gasses on physiology and productivity in biological methanogenesis, Bioresource Technology, Voume 136, 2013, pp. 747751
  • Rittmann, S.*, Seifert, A.*, Herwig, C., Essential prerequisites for successful bioprocess development of biological CH4 production from H2 and CO2, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 2013, DOI:10.3109/07388551.2013.820685
  • Martinez-Porqueras, E., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Biofuels and CO2 neutrality: an opportunityBiofuels, Volume 3, Number 4, 2012, pp. 413426
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Quantitative analysis of media dilution rate effects of Methanothermobacter marburgensis grown in continuous culture on H2 and CO2, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 36, 2012, pp. 293-301

Conference Presentations and Posters

  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., Modular methods for development of gas converting bioprocesses illustrated by the development of Krajete® biomethanation technolgies, Workshop on ABE production and CO2/H2 fermentation, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Science, Vienna, Austria, November 2016
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Modelling, Qualitative and Quantitative analysis of pure culture biological methane (BMP) from H2 and CO2, Workshop on ABE production and CO2/H2 fermentation, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Science, Vienna, Austria, November 2016
  • Bernacchi, S., Herwig, C., Application of a modular and interdisciplinary approach to the development of a biological methane production (BMP) process, International Conference for Renewable Gas technology (REGATEC 2015), 2015
  • Lorantfy, B., Bernacchi, S., Martinez Porqueras, E., Herwig, C., Restructurization of Renewable Energy Sources for more Efficient Biofuel Productions with Extremophilic Microorganisms, Presentation: EnInnov 2014 - 13. Symposium Energieinnovation, Graz, Austria, 12.02.2014 - 14.02.2014 
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., Rittmann, S., Anwendungen der Methanogenese zur Biogasveredelung und Stromspeicherung, Presentation: biogas13, St. Pölten, Austria, 04.12.13-05.12.13
  • Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Seifert, A., Applications of  Methanogenesis for CO2 Utilization and Intermittent Power Storage, Presentation: 2nd Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers, Essen, Germany, 8.10.2013
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Benefits of biological methanation, Presentation: DBI-Fachforum Energiespeicher - Pilotprojekte, 18.09.2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Biological Methanation for Intermittent Power Storage, Presentation: 2. OTTI-Forum "Power to Gas": Power to Gas Integration von Biogasanlagen & Biologische Methanisierung, Regensburg, Germany, 10.09.2013
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., Bioprocess development for thermophilic biological methane production from H2 and CO2, Presentation: 12th International Meeting Thermophiles, 08.09.13-13.09.13, Regensburg, Germany
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Prerequisites for pure culture biological methane production - a case study with Methanothermobacter marburgensis, Presentation: 8th International Symposium on Anaerobic Microbiology (ISAM 8), 12.06.2013-15.06.2013, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Benisch, M., Krajete, A., Power to Gas, Presentation: 8.10.2012, OTTI-Forum "Power to Gas", Regensburg, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Influence of gas/liquid mass transfer on the volumetric production rate and product quality during biological methanogenesis, Presentation: 15th European Congress on Biotechnology, Istanbul, Turkey; 23.09.2012 - 26.09.2012
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Influence of gas/liquid mass transfer on the volumetric production rate and product quality during biological methanogenesis, Presentation: ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 30. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Karlsruhe, Germany; 10.09.2012 - 13.09.2012
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Krajete, A., Archäa Mikroorganismen zur biologischen Stromspeicherung, Presentation: 28.8.2012 DVGW, Essen, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Krajete, A., Archaea Microorganisms for Biological Power Storage, Presentation: 2.VDI-Fachkonferenz: Stationäre Energiespeicher für Erneuerbare Energien, 20.06.2012 - 21.06.2012, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Einfluss des Gas/Flüssig-Massentransfers auf die volumetrische Produktionsrate und Produktqualität während der biologischen Methanogenese, Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 2012, 84(8): 1198
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Biomethane Production from Gaseous Substrates Using Methanogenic Archaea, Poster: 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Berlin, Germany; 06.06.2011 - 10.06.2011 

Media & Press releases