BIEM covers the fields of regional and international waste management, biological waste collection, treatment and utilization processes and nutrient recovery. The groups’s follows an interdisciplinary approach to connect research closely with practice. The teaching focuses on Bioresource management and Biorefinery technologies. Cutting-edge work is done on combined material and energy utilization of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary bioresources using holistic approaches and in addition to process cascades. BIEM work consists of experimental investigations in addition to simulation, modeling and conceptual design approaches.