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Science Spectacular 2013

Posted by Mark Corbett on Nov 1, 2013 in News

Science Spectacular 2013

The Complex Life of Sugars was a big hit at the Royal society Summer Exhibition in London. Now, the exhibit is coming to Manchester as part of the Manchester Science Week, the Science Spectacular 2013. Sugars are all around us in many surprising forms, playing crucial roles in everything from food and fuel, to fertility and disease. Meet the scientists who are working to understand what sugars do in nature and how we can use them for the next generation of biotechnology. Through experiments, model building, animation and games, we will introduce you to The Complex Life of...

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Web resource spotlight: Mainstream Biocatalysis

Posted by Mark Corbett on Oct 1, 2013 in News

Mainstream Biocatalysis is a new web resource and enzyme industry newsletter from David Rozzell and Ryan Lauchi, providing news and information on companies, enzyme products and technology, and commercial applications. “The goal is to help people stay current on the latest developments and provide timely, useful information in a concise format.” The newsletter is published every two weeks, and subscription is free. You can find more information or sign up to the newsletter...

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BIONEXGEN Project meeting in Copenhagen

Posted by Mark Corbett on Sep 30, 2013 in News

BIONEXGEN Project meeting in Copenhagen

Technical University of Denmark  hosted the latest BIONEXGEN project meeting in September. As ever, detailed work package meetings were held to discuss the remaining scientific programme, and particularly to decide how the most value can be delivered in coming months up to the end of the project in January 2014. The focus at this point is to not only fulfil the remaining tasks set out in the original description of work, but to surpass the original goals where possible in order to transfer technology platforms, best practice, and comprehensive know-how from the lab to process evaluation and...

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BIONEXGEN in Brussels, 3rd Dec

Posted by Mark Corbett on Sep 13, 2013 in News

BIONEXGEN in Brussels, 3rd Dec

The BIONEXGEN project consortium is hosting a day of events to showcase the development of European Industrial Biotechnology through EU funded projects. For more information, please download the Event invitation here. Alongside BIONEXGEN, the events features projects past and current, including KYROBIO, AMBIOCAS, BIOTRAINS, CHEM21, and...

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BIONEXGEN Showcase

Posted by Mark Corbett on Jul 29, 2013 in News

BIONEXGEN Showcase

Join us on 3rd December 2013, in Brussels to mark the end of the BIONEXGEN project.  The event which focuses on The next generation of Biocatalysis for industrial chemical synthesis, will showcase the technology outputs of a number of projects funded through the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme, including BIONEXGEN and KYROBIO. An evening session Industrial Biotechnology for Europe will demonstrate to policy makers and business decision makers the importance of Industrial Biotechnology in driving the EU’s bioeconomy and the impact of European funding in developing world class projects...

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Biotrans 2013

Posted by Mark Corbett on Jul 18, 2013 in News

Biotrans 2013

Biotrans 2013 will be held in Manchester, 21st-25th July. The world-class programme features scientists drawn from academe and industry who are amongst the leaders in the field of Industrial Biotechnology, including BIONEXGEN Work Package Leader Prof. Dr. Bernhard Hauer (University of Stuttgart). Alongside those established figures will be early stage researchers showcasing their developing research interests in the area. Dr. Francesco Mutti, who recently joined BIONEXGEN, will present work from his previous role in the EU-FP7 project AMBIOCAS. If you aren’t lucky enough to be attending...

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