Former research projects

Antakon: "Development of bacterial antagonists for a biological control of fire blight "
Particular project 2: "Development and optimization of large-scale production of antagonistic bacterial products"
Partner: Julius Kühn Institut (JKI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Obst- und Weinbau, Dossenheim
Time period: 2012-2015
Further information: Forschungsinformationssystem Agrar/Ernährung, Informationsportal des Bundes und der Länder

"Multiparametric online-monitoring for process optimization and quality intensification of bacteria fermentation"
Partner: ABiTEP GmbH, EloSystems, Metabolomic Discoveries, TU Berlin, HS Mannheim
Time period: 2011-2013

Transplore Verticillium
"Development and on-road test of a patented method for biological regulation of verticillia wilt in strawberry plants"
Partner: Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e.V.; LVLF, experimental station Müncheberg
Time period: 2011-2013

GenoMik-Transfer PATHCONTROL
"Biological protection of soil-borne plant pathogen rhizoctonia solani by bacillus amyloliquefaciens"
Partner: Helmholtz Zentrum München, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt GmbH, University of Bielefeld, CeBiTec, Leibniz-Institut für Gemüse und Zierpflanzen, Großbeeren
Time period: 2010-2013

Zentrales Innovationsprogramm Mittelstand (ZIM, Kooperationsprojekt)
Development of highly effective organic products for eco-friendly and sustainableyield and quality assurance in the production of vegetables development of a new root-associated bacterium as a plant strengthening agent and comparative studies on the host specificityof bacteria isolates using the example of asparagus pathogens within the group of Fusaria fungi
Time period: 2009-2011

Development of biological tools for plant strengthening to be used in Chinese agriculture (funded by BMBF, PTJ )
Collaborative project together with Humboldt University Berlin and Chinese partners; time period: 2007-2010
GenoMik-Plus (funded by BMBF, PTJ, Functional genome research on bacteria; cluster secondary metabolites) aimed to develop Bacillus metabolites for application in plant protection; time period: 2006-2009

PRO INNO II (funded by BMWI/AIF) KU0388001GS6
Collaborative project together with industrial partners with the objective to develop a technology and plant for mobile cleansing of tanks for transportation of food with enviromental friendly cleansing materials and biological decontamination of wash water, time table: 2006-2008

Bactofruct (funded by the EU under contract number CRAFT 512622) with the objective to develop a sustainable biological pesticide against fire blight; time period: 2004-2006