Posts tagged with ‘marine biotech cluster’

  • EVENT: Where Industry Meets Science in Marine Biotechnology

    Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:00 - Wednesday, 29 August 2012 Concarneau marine station is proud to announce the 4th “Rendez-vous de Concarneau : Where Industry meets Science in Marine Biotechnology” which will take place in August 28-29 2012. This event gives actors of the industry and the academix research to share and discuss about Marine Biotechnology in order to create and strengthen relationships […]
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  • CSA MarineBiotech Launched

    A sound strategy for marine biotechnology research, technology development and innovation and a concerted coordination of relevant national and regional programmes are urgently needed in Europe. The Coordination and Support Action ‘MarineBiotech’ is a response to this, aiming at an ERA-NET in marine biotechnology that can deliver ‘smart, sustainable and inclusive growth’, a core objective of the Europe 2020 Strategy. Bringing […]
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  • Ireland and UK Sign Marine Research, Development and Innovation Agreement

    Dr Peter Heffernan CEO, Marine Institute, and Prof Ian Wright, Deputy Director, Science and Technology, National Oceanography Centre (UK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), in the presence of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, TD, to foster closer co-operation and joint activities between Ireland and the UK in the area of marine research, development and innovation. […]
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  • North Carolina’s Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation Hires New CEO

    Marine research in coastal NC will soon have a fresh flux of energy. The first Chief Executive Officer has been hired for the Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation. Dr. Deborah Mosca began her new role on March 10. Launched through funding of a Center of Innovation grant provided by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the MBCOI will be a catalyst for […]
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  • Marine biotech in Norway continues to make waves

    Some 30 million NOK are to be made available for new initiatives alongside continuing support for established programmes such as MABIT and Marbank. The Norwegian government acknowledged awareness of the importance of marine biotech to the economy by allocating dedicated funds within the new budget in October. Some 30 million NOK (3,84 million EUR) are to be made available for new […]
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  • Marine Science Park construction underway in Argyll

    Construction of the European Marine Science Park is underway at Oban in Argyll, where a turf-cutting ceremony was recently held to mark the occasion. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is investing £7.5m to create the first phase – which will take advantage of significant opportunities in marine science, marine biotechnology and renewable energy. The 20,000 sq ft of office and […]
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  • Juneau Economic Development Council reports progress on marine-related business development plans

    Champions of Juneau Economic Development Council’s 10 action initiatives for its ocean products working group reported progress and opportunities at a recent teleconference. The Development Council was contracted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service to complete an economic development asset map and a strategic plan for southeast Alaska. “The map and plan would focus on actions to strengthen […]
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  • North Carolina Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation Seeks CEO

    The North Carolina Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation is seeking a seasoned business executive to lead the development of a new scientific commercialization venture in eastern North Carolina.  The CEO requires a hands-on leader to work with the local, national, and global biotechnology communities and research institutions for collaboration in the development of both academic and commercial opportunities, related to marine biotechnology. The […]
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  • Marine Biotechnology Center of North Carolina breaks ground this week

    UNCW’s MARBIONC Center, or the Marine Biotechnology Center of North Carolina, will break ground the first week of September at the Center for Marine Science. For students in the marine biotechnology program, this could mean big opportunities. “Students will have the chance to do research that could result in permanent future employment,” said Dr. Jeffery Wright of the Marine Science […]
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  • The 3rd “Rendez-vous de Concarneau”: “Where Industry meets Science in Marine Biotechnology” 30-31 August 2011, France

    The ‘Rendez-vous de Concarneau’ constitutes a series of workshops aiming at promoting relationships and strengthening bridges between Industry and academic research, and further at providing technology and knowledge transfer among stakeholders within European marine biotechnologies. More info
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