Research at the Department of Biotechnology

– at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology

Research at the Department of Biotechnology is organised under interconnected four big research divisions, covering research topics such as synthetic biology, biopolymer engineering, microbial ecology, environmental biotechnology, metabolomics, food chemistry. For further details please see below:


Research Divisions

Analysis and Control of Microbial Systems


Biopolymers and Biomaterials


Food Chemistry


Microbial Biotechnology



Kjell Morten Vårum


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Instrument from the Inductively Coupled Plasma-High Resolution-Mass Spectrometer (ICP-HR-MS) Lab. Photo: Per Henning/NTNU

The department has access to a broad spectrum of advanced, scientific equipment

Infrastructure at the NT faculty