System and method for bio-electrochemical water oxidation

D.P.B.T.B. Strik (Inventor), K. Wetser (Inventor)

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Abstract

The invention relates to a bio-electrochemical system and method for bio-electrochemical water oxidation. The system according to the invention comprises: - a reactor comprising a bio-electrode compartment with a bio-electrode and a counter electrode compartment with a counter electrode; - a power supply, and a circuit that in use connects the bio-electrode with the counter electrode; and - an ion-selective element separating the bio-electrode compartment and the counter electrode compartment, wherein the bio-electrode compartment comprises micro-organisms capable of non-photosynthetic catalytic bio-electrochemical water oxidation.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP3075884
Priority date31/03/15
Publication statusPublished - 5 Oct 2016

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