Posts tagged with ‘Aquapreneur’

  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 9 (September 2014), Pages 4713-5088 — Now Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 12, Issue 9 (September 2014), Pages 4713-5088 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/12/9/
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  • Scripps Scientist Cultivates U.S.-China Research Collaborations in Marine Biotechnology

    Science diplomat Bill Gerwick and his Chinese colleague orchestrate symposia that stimulate new joint research initiatives, personal connections. A casual dinner conversation at a scientific conference in Strömstad, Sweden two-and-a-half years ago about the astonishingly sparse interactions between scientists in the U.S. and China in the fields of marine biotechnology and marine natural products has evolved into a new collaborative […]
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  • Solarvest signs with EU facilities for algal omega-3

    Montague, Prince Edward Island-based Solarvest has signed agreements with two German contract production facilities to accelerate its market presence and meet demand for its Organic Omega products. These facilities will implement Solarvest’s proprietary production process and algae strains to produce high value omega-3 to the company’s specifications. For its neutraceutical applications, the company has specialized in the heterotrophic cultivation of […]
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  • Odyssey Marine Exploration and Morphogenesis discover biotech ‘treasures’ in the deep

    Researchers at biotech firm Morphogenesis have identified marine microorganisms that will yield critical pharmaceuticals such as anti-cancer drugs and antibiotics from seafloor sediment samples harvested by Odyssey. Morphogenesis Inc., a leading biotechnology and cancer-treatment research and development firm, has discovered substances with pharmaceutical properties beneficial to mankind from seafloor sediment samples that were recovered from the ocean bottom by Odyssey Marine […]
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  • First Transnational Joint Call for Research Projects: Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET

    Announcing the first transnational joint call for research projects within the framework of the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MarineBiotech), which aims to coordinate European funding for marine biotechnology research, development and innovation. The main purpose of the call is to stimulate joint European research and development activities in marine biotechnology. The topic of the first transnational call is “The development of biorefinery processes […]
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  • Seaweed suppository delivers HIV drugs

    Scientists have devised a new method of tackling HIV and AIDS transmission. It is a vaginally-inserted suppository which contains the antiretroviral Tenofovir. In addition to HIV, the suppository drug delivery platform is designed to prevent an array of sexually transmitted diseases from being spread as a result of unprotected heterosexual intercourse. The research has been published in the journal PLoS One. More info
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  • Seaweed provides environmentally-friendly grease barrier

    A commercialized grease-resistant coating for paper and board, which is based on seaweed extract, is ticking all of the environmental boxes and should be available in less than three years, according to the product’s coordinator. More info
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  • Agile Nabs $1.5M NIH Grant for CF Therapy from Sea Sponge

    Raleigh biotechnology company Agile Sciences has landed a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to help develop its cystic fibrosis therapy derived from sea sponges. Agile was spun out of North Carolina State University with the help of a $30,000 startup loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. The company’s technology platform capitalizes on a chemical produced by the sea sponge to […]
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  • 10 Most Innovative Algae-Fueled Designs

    Algae isn’t just a bunch of seaweed: it’s an amazing natural resource that can power everything from a light bulb to an entire city. New technology is exploring the various uses of algae to fuel big and small things cleanly, and scientists are asking whether a whole city could be run on algae, or if algae could power devices ranging from night lights to […]
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  • Norway salmon farm may be purchased by Mitsubishi for $1.4 bn

    Norway’s Cermaq have recommended shareholders accept a $1.4 billion cash bid unveiled by Mitsubishi that would create the world’s second largest salmon farming companyNorway’s Cermaq have recommended shareholders accept a $1.4 billion cash bid unveiled by Mitsubishi that would create the world’s second largest salmon farming company. More info
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