Marko Kuijper

Lab Supervisor / Process Technologist

Marko Kuijper

Experienced technologist with a passion for fermentation, automation and analysis, responsible for small scale fermentation projects at BPF.

Has worked with a wide variety of organisms, fermentation techniques and products. Among which are a biobased building block for plastics and a xylose fermenting baker’s yeast for ethanol production from hydrolysates.

  • Work experience; Specialist fermentation at Corbion, PhD at Technical University Delft on the development of a xylose fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Fermentation engineer at BIRD engineering BV doing contract fermentation research. MSc in molecular biology from the University of Leiden.
  • Interested in green and sustainable technologies

‘ Knowledge of the small scale process is crucial for scaling-up ’