Microbial solutions for mining industry

Le projet

Brésil
Victor Pylro

With this project we aim to improve the efficiency and sustainability of copper enrichment process, by employing biosurfactants during the flotation step, in replacement of its synthetic toxic analogue.

Catégorie R&D (Académique, finalisée, technologique, transfert) et pré-pendant- ou post activité minière
Technology development
Principles disciplines du projet
Microbiology, Microbial ecology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics
Principales thematiques du projet
Microbial ecology, microbial biotechnology, biosurfact production optmization
Equipes chercheurs et ingénieurs (nom, prénom, institution, discipline)
  • Victor Pylro, PhD Microbiology, René Rachou Research Centre
  • Juliane Medeiros, Master Genetics, René Rachou Research Centre
  • Luiz Fernando Wurdig Roesch, PhD Microbial Ecology, Universidade Federal do Pampa - UNIPAMPA
  • Marcos Tótola, PhD Microbial Ecology/Soil Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Viçosa
  • Daniel Morais, Ph.D. Microbial communities, Rene Rachou Research Center – FIOCRUZ
  • Rabelo Leite Laura , phd student bioinformatics, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Partenaires académiques scientifiques
René Rachou Research Center (FIOCRUZ-MINAS)
Partenaires industriels
Vale SA
Partenaires sociétés civiles
NA
Partenaires collectivites
Mining companies (e.g. Vale SA, SAMARCO, etc).
Duree du projet
24 Months

Valorisation du projet

Publication dans quelle revue, colloques, ateliers de restitution nationaux ou internationaux, livres, film
Biosurfactants applicable in the mining industry.