Course detail


FCH-DA_BIOAcad. year: 2022/2023

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

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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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.

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.

Work placements

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

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

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Recommended optional programme components

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Prerequisites and corequisites

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Basic literature

A. Kovalcik, Bioengineering, e-learning course, 2020, FCH BUT Brno (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)

Recommended reading

M.C.Flickinger: Upstream industrial biotechnology, Wiley, 2013 (EN)

Classification of course in study plans

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