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Development of microbial inoculants for in situ bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contaminated sites applying metagenomic techniques and a novel, online-monitoring system

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Project title: Development of microbial inoculants for in situ bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contaminated sites applying metagenomic techniques and a novel, online-monitoring system

Funding: National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary

Programme: VKE-2017 “Competitiveness and excellence cooperations”

Project identification number: NKFIH 4283-1/2017VKE_17

Project duration: 01. 03. 2018 – 28. 02. 2021

Project type: consortial

Project partners: ELGOSCAR-2000 Environmental Technologies and Water Management Ltd. (consortium leader)

Fermentia Microbiology Ltd. (partner)

ELTE, Eötvös Lóránd University, Department of Microbiology (partner)

BME, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Applied Biotechnology and Food Sciences Department (partner)

Summary

This project aims to study PAHs contaminated field samples by and integrated multidisciplinary approach comprising molecular biology, metagenomic and classical microbiological methods to identify the genomes capable of degrading PAHS.