Posts tagged with ‘marine biotech cluster’

  • Enzymicals AG and the Institute of Marine Biotechnology e.V. establish cooperation

    Enzymicals AG, an emerging company in the field of industrial (white) biotechnology, and the Institute of Marine Biotechnology e.V. (IMaB), an association in the area of marine (blue) biotechnology, have signed a comprehensive agreement to cooperate in the future. The two institutions, both located in Greifswald, Germany, combine their competencies in the commercialization of alternative expression systems and functional genome […]
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  • Biotec Pharmacon subsidiary ArcticZymes receives Norwegian grant to develop new marine enzymes for research and diagnostics

    Biotec Pharmacon subsidiary, ArcticZymes AS, has received a grant of MNOK 7.2 from the Research Council of Norway for a project with the title “Development of new marine enzymes for research and diagnostics”. The total project budget is 14.4 MNOK over 3 years. The project is a user-driven innovation project in the FUGE-program aiming to establish a stronger product development […]
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  • Norway makes another solid investment in marine biotechnology

    Nofima’s bioprocessing pilot plant in Tromsø will be co-located with the new biotechnology facility being built in Kaldfjord near Tromsø and expanded from 150 m² to around 1000 m². This expansion will enable companies to take what they do in the laboratories a step further than what is possible at Nofima’s current bioprocessing pilot plant, from production on a pilot […]
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  • BioMar-Innovation Consortium signs partnership with CBB (Biotechnology Center in Bretagne, France)

    BioMar-Innovation Consortium, an initiative of the Centre québécois de valorisation Biotechnology (CQVB) and Centre for Marine Biotechnology Research (MBRC) is pleased to announce a partnership with CBB (Biotechnology Center in Bretagne) . Marine Biotechnology represents a significant growth potential on both sides of the Atlantic. The two organizations will promote interaction and networking between businesses in Quebec and France to […]
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  • Scottish marine science park plans are revived

    Sunday Herald: A plan to build a £7 million marine science business park in Argyll, jeopardised by last year’s collapse of construction group Rok, has been revived, the Sunday Herald has learned.   Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has launched a tender for the first phase of its European Marine Science Park at Dunstaffnage near Oban, with a view to […]
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  • Norway and UK sign MOU for marine biotech collaboration

    Norwegian and British innovation teams signed a groundbreaking collaboration agreement at the opening session of BIOPROSP 2011 in Tromsø. The key outcomes of this collaboration are to establish a cross-borders network, and create growth within the two countries, with an aim to meet the increasing demand for a sustainable supply of food, industrial products and fuels. This three-year agreement will […]
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  • Preparation Begins for Construction of New Marine Biotechnology Research Facility (MARBIONC), University of North Carolina — Wilmington, NC

    A request for pre-qualification submittals has gone out for construction of the Marine Biotechnology Research Facility (MARBIONC) University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC. The State of North Carolina through the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is seeking contractor pre-qualification statements for work to be performed on a project known as the “Marine Biotechnology Research Facility (MAR- BIONC)” on the […]
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  • North Carolina: Ceremonial groundbreaking of Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina (MARBIONC) building / Grand opening of Oyster Research Hatchery

    Ground-breaking ceremony for the Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina (MARBIONC) building and the grand opening of the Oyster Research Hatchery has been scheduled for October 22, 2010. The scope of the project is to design and develop, construct and occupy a state-of-the-art research-to-product science building for the MARBIONC program at UNCW’s Center for Marine Science in Wilmington, North Carolina. The 69,303 sq ft 2-story […]
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  • BIOPROSP 2011 conference charts exciting new industrial and biofuel marine bioprospecting opportunities

    Registration is now open for the 5th biennial BIOPROSP 2011 conference on bioprospecting from cold marine environments, February 23 – 25 2011. BIOPROSP 2011 is organised by the MABIT-programme in the world’s northernmost biotech hub in Tromsø, Norway. More info
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  • Scientists and researchers in India urged expand mussel culture to support robust demand for green mussel extract

    In his inaugural address at the winter school on ‘Vistas in marine biotechnology’ organised by the Marine Biotechnology Division at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) recently, Mr. Vasudevan, Registrar of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, said the country has been consistent in its stance that the application of science should benefit the common man. Stating that […]
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