Nadja Henke won Dissertation Award


Nadja Henke's PhD Thesis "Regulation of carotenoid biosynthesis and metabolic engineering for terpenoid production in Corynebacterium glutamicum" was awarded with the dissertation award of the Universitätsgesellschaft Bielefeld. The thesis was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Volker F. Wendisch and was evaluated with summa cum laude.

Winner of Jörg-Schwarzbich Inventor Award


Nadja Henke was awarded the Jörg-Schwarzbich Inventor Award with the patent for coproduction of astaxanthin and lysine that was invented together with Petra Peters-Wendisch and Volker F. Wendisch

Photo: UGBi/S. Sättele

Second Price in Bio-Gründer-Wettbewerb

Bicomer participated in the Bio-Gründer-Wettbewerb 2018. The Business concept won the second price.

Vize World Champion in G-BiB Competition

We participated in G-BiB! The global bio-based business competition for Master and Ph.D. students  stimulates entrepreneurship and innovations in the field of life sciences.



We won the German finals and succeeded in the international final in Brazil as Vize World Champion!


Photo: Bielefeld University

National champion in G-BiB Competition

Bicomer won the German semi-final in the global bio-based business competition.


Photo: Bielefeld University