WATERBIOTECH is an initiative that will contribute to cope with water scarcity in Africa by providing access...


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The consortium is constituted by 17 partners from 14 different African and European countries...


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CBS LogoCBS is a governmental institution established in Sfax, Tunisia since 1989, specialized in the fields of environmental, industrial and agricultural biotechnology. CBS’s mission is to develop the understanding and safe application of biotechnology through research and capacity building for sustainable development. CBS is one of the leading institutions in the field of environmental biotechnology in the African and MENA countries; developing and implementing new concepts for bioremediation of waste and wastewater, bio-energy production, biomass, enzyme production, conversion and use.  CBS has about 40 highly skilled academic employees and has infrastructure necessary for realizing projects, e.g. large pilot-plant laboratories. Amongst 4 laboratories, the Laboratory of Bioprocesses has experience in biological pre-treatment of industrial and urban effluents and has been studying M.T. for several years. MBR technology is actually applied at real scale for treating industrial wastewater in Sfax.

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