Posts tagged with ‘marine enzymes’

  • Marine biotechnology advances towards applications in new functional foods

    The marine ecosystem is still an untapped reservoir of biologically active compounds, which have considerable potential to supply food ingredients towards development of new functional foods. With the goal of increasing the availability and chemical diversity of functional marine ingredients, much research has been developed using biotechnological tools to discover and produce new compounds. This review summarizes the advances in […]
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  • Aqua Bio Technology banking on new products to drive sales growth

    Norwegian firm Aqua Bio Technology has reported a fall in revenue in the second quarter of 2012. The company posted a significant sales increase in the first quarter of the year when two major contracts boosted income to NOK11.9m. However, second quarter income was just NOK0.1m, compared with NOK0.4m in the same period of 2011. The company, which is responsible […]
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  • BIOPROSP ’13 Conference Registration Now Open

    The 6th BIOPROSP Conference A biennial International Conference on Marine Bioprospecting from cold marine environment. To be held in the world’s northernmost University City in February 20th – 22nd in Tromsø, Norway. Conference objective: BIOPROSP_13 will focus on the challenges and possibilities related to industrial applications of marine bioactive compounds Target group: Biotech and pharmaceutical industry, scientists, medicine, cosmetics, public […]
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  • Aquapharm and c-LEcta collaboration on marine-derived biocatalysts

    In a pioneering collaboration the leading Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm and German industrial biotechnology firm c-LEcta are set to fast-track the discovery and commercialisation of a new wave of bio-catalysts. c-LEcta is skilled in the identification and engineering of enzymes and strains for optimized bio-catalytic industry processes, whilst Aquapharm has proven expertise in harnessing the commercial potential of its unique […]
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  • Marine Enzymes Used to Clean Ship Hulls Possible to Protect Teeth from Decay

    Scientists are developing a unique seaweed toothpaste that can protect teeth and gums from bacteria in the mouth, which cause tooth decay. Scientists from the Newcastle University discovered the new seaweed’s medicinal qualities while analysing an enzyme from the marine bacterium, Bacillus licheniformis, which is found on the surface of the seaweed. The enzyme is usually used for cleaning the […]
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  • Growing International Interest In Oceanology To Benefit The Global Marine Biotechnology Market, According To New Report By Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    With growing environmental pollution throwing the spotlight on sustainable industrial development, there exists huge demand for suitable, scalable, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable feedstock options for the manufacturing industry. With sustainable feedstock production and delivery ballooning into a massive industry worldwide, the world’s oceans have emerged into the next frontier for investigative, biological resource development and management R&D projects. For […]
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  • Aqua Bio Technology Signs Milestone Sales Agreement for Marine-Derived Ingredient

    Aqua Bio Technology ASA (Oslo Axess: ABT) today announced a partnership with Amway, one of the world’s largest direct sellers, for the use of ABT’s lead marine-derived ingredient Aquabeautine XL® in ARTISTRY® skincare products. ABT expects the agreement to provide revenues of at least NOK 8 million over the next 30 months, with a significant upside potential. “The agreement with […]
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  • Scots and Nordic scientists set to explore sustainable skincare utilizing marine natural ingredients

    Scottish company Aquapharm has joined forces with Norwegian firm Aqua Bio Technology (ABT) to create a new generation of sustainable ingredients for the skincare market. Together the companies hope to identify natural marine ingredients that could replace the petroleum-based components used extensively within the skincare market. Scientists at Aquapharm believe marine microbes are the key to finding the bio-active ingredients […]
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  • ArcticZymes establishes US subsidiary

    ArcticZymes AS announced today the formation of ArcticZymes Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary located in Plymouth Meeting, PA. ArcticZymes AS is a subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon, focusing on enzymes for use in molecular biology and diagnostics. “The formation of a U.S. based subsidiary is a key milestone for our company and our B2B and OEM customers in North America. Our […]
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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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