Fermentation Upscaling Facility

Commissioned in 2008 under the New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiatives (NMITLI) programme, the fermentation upscaling facility is equipped with computer- and microprocessor- controlled fermentors ranging from 5 L up to 500 L supplied by M/s Scigenics India Pvt Ltd. Downstream processing equipment include continuous centrifuge, micro- and ultra- filtration systems, precipitation tank, spray drier and ancillaries. Quality control is handled in a well-equipped laboratory. This self-contained facility helps to scale up and validate various enzymes and metabolites developed through network programs involving several Institutional and Industrial partners.
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Head, Chemical & Biological Pilot plants

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 24437181
E-mail: kjsreeram@clri.res.in