Industrial Biotechnology

A section of BioTech (ISSN 2673-6284).

Section Information

This section of BioTech aims to offer readers a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements in and applications of the dynamic field of industrial biotechnology. To this end, relevant articles should elucidate the application of biological principles, systems, and methodologies in industrial processes to produce goods and services. Specifically, these articles delve into harnessing the capabilities of living cells, microorganisms, and enzymes to craft innovative solutions for the manufacturing of chemicals, materials, and fuels. The overarching objective is to enhance efficiency, mitigate environmental impact, and establish sustainable practices across diverse industrial sectors.

Contributions should present pioneering developments in and offer insights on one or more of the following themes.

Bioprocess optimization:

Explore techniques enhancing the efficiency of and minimizing resource consumption in bioprocesses.

Biocatalysis and enzyme engineering:

Emphasize the catalytic roles of biocatalysis and enzyme engineering, improving the synthesis of valuable products in industrial reactions.

Novel applications across industries:

Investigate innovative applications across diverse industries like pharmaceuticals, agriculture, energy, and materials science.

Sustainable chemical production:

Highlight practices using renewable resources, actively reducing the environmental impact of chemical production.

Biotechnological solutions in energy:

Examine applications in energy, covering biofuels, renewable sources, and advancements in sustainable energy practices.

Authors are encouraged to include an examination of the challenges in industrial biotechnology, providing insights into future prospects, including ongoing research, potential breakthroughs, and areas needing exploration.


  • bio-based materials
  • biochemical engineering
  • biofuels
  • bioinformatics
  • biocatalysis
  • biomanufacturing
  • bioplastic production
  • bioprocessing
  • bioremediation
  • bioproduction
  • cell culture
  • downstream processing
  • enzyme technology
  • fermentation
  • genetic engineering
  • green chemistry
  • high-throughput screening
  • industrial enzymes
  • industrial fermentation
  • industrial microbiology
  • metabolic engineering
  • microbial biotechnology
  • process optimization
  • recombinant DNA technology
  • strain improvement
  • sustainable biotechnology
  • synthetic biology
  • systems biology
  • upstream processing
  • white biotechnology

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