Application of enzymes in the austrian pulp and paper industry

Oskar Haske-Cornelius, Wolfgang Bauer, Hedda K. Weber, Gibson S. Nyanhongo, Georg M. Guebitz

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Abstract

Enzyme catalysed reactions can help to render environmentally harmful process steps in pulp and paper industry more ecologically friendly. For this purpose, enzyme specialists are working together with industrial partners in a project called EnzPap to identify enzyme formulations and conditions relevant for the industry. Through EnzPap, enzyme based process steps in starch conversion, refining, wet end starch treatment and pulp deinking are investigated. Formulations containing amylases, cellulases, proteases, lipases, laccases and xylanases are tested under industrial conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNWBC 2015 - 6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Pages282-288
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789513883539
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Event6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, NWBC 2015 - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 20 Oct 201522 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameNWBC 2015 - 6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

Conference

Conference6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, NWBC 2015
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Period20/10/1522/10/15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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    Haske-Cornelius, O., Bauer, W., Weber, H. K., Nyanhongo, G. S., & Guebitz, G. M. (2015). Application of enzymes in the austrian pulp and paper industry. In NWBC 2015 - 6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (pp. 282-288). (NWBC 2015 - 6th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.