Posts tagged with ‘marine biotech cluster’

  • Bigelow Laboratory Breaks Ground In East Boothbay, Maine

    Bigelow Laboratory began its long awaited expansion by breaking ground on The Bigelow Center for Blue Biotechnology in East Boothbay recently. The 64-acre ocean research and education campus will include laboratory spaces for molecular biology, single cell genomics, and a center for marine phytoplankon collection, the crucial component of the plankton community directly responsible for much of the Earth’s oxygen […]
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  • Tamil Nadu, India, to get world class marine biotech center

    The state’s top science policymaker has announced that an ultramodern marine biotechnology research centre is being set up at Chennai. TN State Council For Science and Technology member secretary S. Vincent, said work will begin soon on the National Institute of Marine Biotechnology (NIMB), a Rs 200 crore, state-of-the-art research centre, which will be located on East Coast Road. “A […]
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  • First Phase of Oban Marine Science Park to Break Ground in October

    A multimillion-pound project to build a marine science park near Oban will reinforce the Highlands and islands’ reputation for research in the life sciences sector, business bosses said yesterday. The £7.5million first phase of the European Marine Science Park could start as soon as October, development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) said yesterday. HIE is to invest £4.5million from […]
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  • New Network of Northern Germany Marine Biotechnology Firms and Researchers

    On June 15, 2010, at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR), 20 research teams and companies in the marine biotechnology sector have signed an agreement on the creation of the North German Network of marine biotechnology –  focused on active substances and materials from marine sources, including microorganisms. The material from the sea may have applications as varied as drugs from […]
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  • 5th International Conference on Marine Bioprospecting in Tromso; 23-25th February 2011

    BIOPROSP is a leading international biennial conference series on bioprospecting from cold marine environments. These conferences aim to present explorative research and its industrial applications in an integrated fashion. The focus in the 2011 conference will be industrial biotech and bioprospecting as a stepping stone towards the bioeconomy. Target group: Academic and industry researchers, decision makers, regulatory experts, investors and public […]
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  • 5th International Conference on Marine Bioprospecting, Tromso, Norway

    23-25th February 2011 Registration and preliminary program available in September BIOPROSP is a leading international biennial conference series on bioprospecting from cold marine environments. These conferences aim to present explorative research and its industrial applications in an integrated fashion. On behalf of the Scientific Committee, you are invited to Tromsø and the BIOPROSP Conference 2011. The focus in the 2011 conference will be […]
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  • New Department of Marine Biotechnology and Institute of Fluorescence at UMBC, Baltimore, Maryland

    From: Freeman Hrabowski, President, and Elliot Hirshman, Provost We are delighted to announce the formation of the Department of Marine Biotechnology and the Institute of Fluorescence within the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.  These exciting additions, which stem from the reorganization of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, enhance and expand UMBC’s capacity in the campus priority areas of research infrastructure […]
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  • Euromares 2010, held recently in Spain — results in advancement of marine and maritime policies of the EU

    The latest advances and emerging ideas in the field of marine research, maritime innovation and the evaluation of the marine medium were at the forefront of the debates in the conference Euromares 2010, held from 18 to 19 May in Guijon, Spain. Some 200 scientists, managers, politicians, authorities related to research and planning of the marine medium, NGO, the maritime […]
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  • Final Program Available for Marine Biodiscovery Event in the UK, June 2010

    This meeting, coinciding with the opening of the new £1.6M Marine Biodiscovery Centre, will address the potential for new products and processes from the marine environment, with a particular emphasis on the technical challenges and realising successful outcomes. This will cover novel pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals such as biomaterials, nutraceuticals and personal care products as well as novel enzymes […]
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  • US and UK Ambassadors Visit the Marine Institute in Ireland

    The Marine Institute headquarters and laboratory facility at Oranmore, Co. Galway was honored recently by a visit by both the US and UK Ambassadors to Ireland, The Honorable Mr. Daniel M. Rooney and His Excellency Julian King. The two senior diplomats toured the facility in the company of the Marine Institute’s Chief Executive Dr. Peter Heffernan where they received briefings […]
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