Biotechnology

A Hungarian research and technology organization (RTO) is looking for partners from pharma and biotechnological industry to join a H2020 MSCA-ITN-ETN European Training Networks proposal. The proposal will set out a training network including experts from both academic and private enterprises, addressing the various aspects of non-natural peptidic compounds. View partnering opportunity...

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AllGenetics' project specialist Rocío Esteban is attending the Programming for Evolutionary Biology(PEB) 2018, an annual event which is being organised this year by the University of Huddersfield. The PEB conference brings together scientists interested in applying bioinformatic tools to answer evolutionary and ecological questions. Rocío will be presenting some results on the application of the reduced-representation library (RRL) method MobiSeq to non-model organisms. MobiSeq has been developed by Dr. Anders...

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Greek company provides an innovative virtual reality platform for surgeon training A Greek company provides an innovative virtual reality platform for surgeon training which transforms health-care outcomes and is appealing to the surgical procedure. This platform is a teaching tool which gives the trainee surgeons the opportunity to get familiar with the instruments and the know-how they need to do the surgery, step by step. The...

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With this R&D center, the Galicia-based company expects to increase its turnover by 25% over the next two years and step up its growth and internationalisation plan.

 

GalChimia was established in 2001 as a spin-off at the University of Santiago de Compostela in a business venture run by organic chemistry PhDs Carme Pampín and Jacobo Cruces.

 

Its funding comes from its operations and all its share capital is still owned by the entrepreneurial team of Drs Pampín and Cruces, USC Organic Chemistry Department lecturers Gabriel Tojo and Ramón Estévez, and venture capital firm Unirisco Galicia.

 

The EU will support 257 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 31 countries who aim to get their innovations faster to the market. The companies have been selected in the latest round of the SME Instrument, which is part of the recently launched European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot. The funding of €12.65 million in total comes from Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.