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Overview: Human & Biotechnology

People are at the centre of research in the Field of Expertise Human & Biotechnology at TU Graz. Human technology researchers are developing devices and methods for medical applications and therapies, for example using innovative biosignals and image processing. Biotechnology focusses on using enzymes and living microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and yeast in technical applications.

Researchers in the Field of Expertise are developing diagnostic methods and processes that enable biological raw materials to be converted into chemical compounds such as medicines, chemicals and materials. Research results are channelled into medicine, environmental technology, industry and agriculture, benefitting society. 

Research topics

Biomedical Engineering

  • Biomechanics
  • Medical imaging
  • (Clinical) bioinformatics
  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Neuroscience
  • Health care engineering
  • Biomedical model creation and simulation
  • European Body for Testing and Certification of Medical Products
  • Radiation protection tests and reports
  • Biomedical sensor technology
  • Biomaterials

Molecular Biomedicine

  • Functional genomics
  • Chemical biology
  • Metabolism research

Industrial Biotechnology

  • Cell engineering
  • Protein engineering
  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Biocatalysis - green chemistry
  • Glycoengineering
  • Synthetic biology
  • Computational biotechnology
  • Sensors for process technology

Environmental Biotechnology

  • Metagenomics research and bioresource mining
  • Microbe-plant interactions
  • Food chemistry and human sensors
  • Enzymatic decomposition and modification of (bio-)polymers
  • Use of renewable materials through biotechnological processes

Shares in Companies and Cooperations

Cooperation Partners

Competence Centres and Networks

Christian Doppler (CD) Laboratory

Special Research Area

  • Mathematical Optimization in Biomedical Applications

 

TU Graz events

Human & Biotechnology (Field of Expertise)

Human & Biotechnology (Field of Expertise)

18. March 2020, 05:00 PM - 19:00
Human & Biotechnology (Field of Expertise)

Lead Projects

The Field of Expertise is involved in the following lead projects at TU Graz:

 

Contact the Field of Expertise

Bernd NIDETZKY
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.
Head
Petersgasse 10-12/I
8010 Graz, Austria
Phone: +43 316 873 8400
bernd.nidetzkynoSpam@tugraz.at

Gernot MÜLLER-PUTZ
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.
Deputy Head 
Stremayrgasse 16/IV
8010 Graz, Austria
Phone: +43 316 873 30700
gernot.muellernoSpam@tugraz.at

Gabriele BERG
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Biol. Dr.rer.nat.

Deputy Head
Petersgasse 10-12/I
8010 Graz
Phone: +43 316 873 8310
gabriele.bergnoSpam@tugraz.at


For researchers at TU Graz:

Register for/deregister from the Field of Expertise: foenoSpam@tugraz.at

Further information on the intranet TU4U

New Projects with TU Graz

RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY HOUSE
Mandellstraße 9/II
8010 Graz, Austria

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Christoph ADAMETZ   
Dipl.-Ing.

Phone: +43 316 873 6033
christoph.adametznoSpam@tugraz.at