Course detail


FCH-DA_BIOAcad. year: 2021/2022

Bioengineering, Polyhydroxyalkanoates, Lactic acid, Poly(lactic acid), Bacterial cellulose, Enzymes, Enzymatic lignin, Antibiotics, Tissue engineering, Electrospinning, 3D printing.

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

A. Kovalcik, Bioengineering, e-learning course, 2020, FCH BUT Brno (EN)
M.C.Flickinger: Upstream industrial biotechnology, Wiley, 2013 (EN)
V. G. Gupta, A. Pandey, New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Microbial Secondary Metabolites Biochemistry and Applications, Elsevier, 2019, ISBN 9780444635044 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Knowledge will be verified by a colloquium in the form of discussion on the subject matter, connected with the elaboration of a written work dealing with the assigned subject matter in the range of about 10 text pages; the debate on the topic takes about 30 minutes.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates.
Production of lactic acid and poly(lactic acid).
Production of bacterial cellulose.
Enzymes and production of enzymatic lignin.
Production of antibiotics.
Tissue engineering and electrospinning.
Tissue engineering and 3D printing.


The aim is to deepen the knowledge of selected industrial methods used in bioengineering to deliver a variety of products in applied industries.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional