Scaling study for the production of microbiological fertilizers and plant protection products in depth and surface cultivation processes

Call, activity

Operational Programs “Growth and Employment” 1.1.1. specific support objective “To increase the research and innovation capacity of Latvian scientific institutions and the ability to attract external funding by investing in human resources and infrastructure” measure “Practical research”

Cooperation partners

Leading partner – SIA Bioefekts

Cooperation partner – Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry

The aim of the project

To study the parameters of scale and surface cultivation scaling of commercially required Trichoderma and Bacillus microorganisms and subordinate processes for obtaining microbiological fertilizers and plant protection products in the framework of interdisciplinary, business-related industrial cooperation research in the field of biological science and industrial biotechnology; .

The main activities of the project:1) Modeling of cultivation processes, 2) Scaling study of cultivation processes, 3) Culture isolation, 4) Evaluation of preparation quality and 5) Dissemination of results and technology transfer.

Project duration: 36 months. Total eligible costs of the project: planned 568 840.69 EUR, incl. ERDF co-financing in the amount of 71.84% – 408 653.01 EUR.

Project implementation progress

21.06.2021. – Progress for the 5th quarter (1.04.2021-30.06.2021)

31.03.2021. – Progress for the 4th quarter (1.02.2021 – 30.03.2021.).

1.02.2021. – Progress for the 3rd quarter (1.11.2020 – 31.01.2021)

31.10.2020. – Progress for the 2nd quarter (01.08.-31.10.2020.)

31.07.2020. – Progress for the 1st quarter (01.05.-31.07.2020)

01.05.2020. – Project implementation has started. A research project section on the Bioefekts website has been created.

Project Manager Vizma Nikolajeva, e-mail:

Project execution time: from 01.05.2020. until 30.04.2023.

Project type ERDF-

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