Posts tagged with ‘marine enzymes’

  • Marine Biodiscovery: Research & Applications Meeting; 15-16 June 2010 – University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

    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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  • Converted Organics in New Jersey to accept food waste from fish firm

    Converted Organics Inc. (NASDAQ:COIN) recently announced that the Company and Acme Smoked Fish Corporation, one of the largest processors of smoked fish and herring in the United States, have agreed to work together in the collection, processing and conversion of food waste from Acme. Acme is a client of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Filco Environmental Services, which has provided Converted Organics with […]
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  • Six-day conference on marine biotechnology held in Italy, June 2010

    A six-day conference on marine biotechnology will be held in Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy from 20 to 25 June 2010. This conference is designed to promote scientific excellence in marine biotechnology, give a platform for leading scientists and young researchers to present their work and discuss the future of the field in Europe. Organised around seven-half day sessions, event topics […]
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  • Shrimp discards purify blackwater in Brazil

    A team of scientists at the University of South Santa Catarina (Unisul) have discovered that shrimp heads, which are normally discarded by consumers, have large numbers of efficient enzymes to treat blackwater and industrial waste. According to the experts of the Group of the Investigation of Enzymatic Catalysis and Organic Synthesis of Unisul, these enzymes are capable of absorbing the […]
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  • Swedish Personal Care R&D Company Aggressively Expanding Marine Based Patent Portfolio

    As the market and interest for all natural marine based bioactives continiue to grow, the Swedish personal care research and development company Zona Nordic AB is looking to build on this momentum and take the position as a technology leader in the market place. The company is working within marine biotechnology, using patented marine enzymes, proteins and biopolymers in their […]
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  • Newly Established Biotec Marine Biochemicals Subsidiary for Marine Enzymes

    Biotec Pharmacon ASA has moved all its enzyme activities into Biotec Marine Biochemicals AS and hired Jan Buch Andersen as Managing Director of the newly established subsidiary. The target is to strengthen the development of the marine enzymes business, which in 2009 is expected to generate revenue of approximately NOK 15 million with an EBITDA margin of 40%. New products […]
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  • New Aquapreneur LinkedIn Group Started

    A new Aquapreneur group has been started on LinkedIn for like-minded professionals looking to expand their networks. For those interested to join, click here: Aquapreneur
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  • Aquapharm and Dr. Reddy’s Sign Commercial License Agreements

    Scottish marine biotechnology company Aquapharm Biodiscovery Limited signed a new commercial license agreement and an extended an existing research and development license agreement with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited. The commercial license covers selected strains from the Aquapharm library of novel marine microorganisms. These strains will be used to generate commercial biocatalysts for specific applications in the manufacture of pharmaceutical intermediates […]
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  • Marine Biotech Revenues Projected to Reach $3.78 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc

    A growing interest from the medical, pharmaceutical, aquaculture, and industrial sectors, the global market for marine biotechnology drive this projected rise in revenue. The advent of advanced scientific disciplines such as molecular biology, genomics, bioinformatics and the application of information technology to biotechnology has tremendously enhanced human understanding of marine life. Widening applications in several end-use areas including marine transportation, […]
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  • Microbes May Scrub Way to Profits

    Michael Dennis was the president and CEO of Genome Atlantic when he became interested in using microbes to clean up the environment. Microbes are natural cleaning agents because they decompose and digest waste. “I realized the market opportunities in the growing green economy were huge,” he said. Thus, he left his position with Genome Atlantic and founded Blue Bio. “There […]
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