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The Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance matches its users to the services,
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#BalticBlueBioAlliance cases

  • Baltic macroalgae in global cosmetics

    Baltic macroalgae in global cosmetics

    With the help of the Alliance, CRM is developing a new product based on macroalgae extracts. The active compound will be used in cosmetics to protect the skin from free radicals. The company is collaborating with other Alliance researchers to find an alternative method of extraction.

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  • A fresh coat of paint: Biovento’s search for algae inhibitors

    A fresh coat of paint: Biovento’s search for algae inhibitors

    With the help of the ALLIANCE, Biovento is looking into natural product chemistry and bioactivity testing for its collection of cultivated Baltic Sea microalgae. The aim is to find inhibitors of microalgae growth that could be applied in the maritime industry.

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  • Healthy fish, happy customers

    Healthy fish, happy customers

    With the help of the Alliance, Baltic Probiotics will test its innovative new aquaculture products. The probiotic products enhance fish health and water quality. Alliance partners will be helping with laboratory experiments in model systems.

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  • Microalgae facility for hire

    Microalgae facility for hire

    With the help of the Alliance, Kalundborg Utility will put its state-of-the-art microalgae cultivation test facility to new use. Alliance partners will help to come up with new concepts and potential users to carry on the work in experimental algal cultivation.

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  • Exploring new uses for geothermal water

    Exploring new uses for geothermal water

    With the help of the Alliance, Geoterma is exploring different uses for geothermal water. Potential applications vary from aquaculture to health. Alliance experts are helping to develop a biological use and a corresponding business model.

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    Blue biotechnology news

    • Video: #BalticBlueBioAlliance at EurOcean conference on marine research infrastructure

      Video: #BalticBlueBioAlliance at EurOcean conference on marine research infrastructure

      Anna Kaczorowska from the University of Gdańsk represented the SUBMARINER Network and our Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance on the EurOcean conference “Facilitating Transnational Usage of Europe´s Marine Research Infrastructure”.

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    • A Match Made in Helsinki

      A Match Made in Helsinki

      Fighting the onset of age-related blindness with algae-based dietary supplements; using Baltic Sea mollusc shells for bone tissue engineering; or improving the efficiency of bioenergy production with a new dryer – these exciting biotech ideas are among the newest cases to be helped by the #BalticBlueBioAlliance.

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    • These are the candidates for #BalticBlueBiotechAlliance Matchmaking Event

      These are the candidates for #BalticBlueBiotechAlliance Matchmaking Event

      The first Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance call for ideas has closed and the results are in! In all, we received 20 exciting proposals from across the blue biotechnology spectrum and would like to thank all the candidates for submitting their ideas. All proposals were evaluated by a selection committee of Alliance experts from a range of disciplines and countries. The 11 highest-scoring proposals will pitch their idea to our panel of experts at the #BalticBlueBiotechAlliance Pitching and Matchmaking Event in Helsinki on 26 and 27 October 2016.

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    • Register now for #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event

      Register now for #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event

      Registration is now open for the #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event taking place in Helsinki, Finland on 26–27 October 2016. The event will feature ample time for both organised matchmaking and informal networking, with European experts from across the blue biotechnology sector adding their insights.

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    • Minister Spoorendonk visits Alliance project

      Minister Spoorendonk visits Alliance project

      Anke Spoorendonk, Minister of Justice, Culture and European Affairs of the State of Schleswig-Holstein visited GEOMAR-Biotech on 30 August 2016. A special focus of her visit rested on the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance project, which is coordinated by the GEOMAR-Biotech.

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    • #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event: save the date!

      #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event: save the date!

      For anyone in the blue biotechnology sphere, Helsinki is the place to be on 26–27 October this year! Don't miss the #BalticBlueBioAlliance matchmaking event organised by the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance and hosted by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE). The event will feature ample time for both organised matchmaking and informal networking, with expert speakers from across the sector adding their insights.

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    • Prestigious Award for Prof. Deniz Tasdemir

      Prestigious Award for Prof. Deniz Tasdemir

      Prof. Deniz Tasdemir – director of GEOMAR Biotech – has been awarded the Waters Award for Excellence in Natural Products Innovation. GEOMAR is both a founding member of the SUBMARINER Network and the lead partner of the project Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance. Prof. Tasdemir was given the award in recognition of her collective body of research in the field of natural products innovation, where she is an internationally recognised expert.

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    • Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance launches call for ideas

      Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance launches call for ideas

      Come and join the #BalticBlueBioAlliance – our experts will help you take your blue biotechnology idea to the next level! The Baltic Sea Region's leading marine and biotechnology institutes have joined together and are opening their doors to you: labs, brains, resources, expertise and facilities are at your disposal.

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    • Alliance member Svanvid among Europe's most innovative biotech SMEs

      Alliance member Svanvid among Europe's most innovative biotech SMEs

      Alliance partner Svanvid is the second most innovative biotech company in Europe. This is the result of the "EuropaBio's Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award 2015". The company has developed dozens of methods for the production of ultra-pure, natural and innovative products with applications in the pharmaceutical industry and cosmetics.

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      Blue biotechnology events

      15 Feb – 16 Feb 2017
      Köln

      08 Mar – 10 Mar 2017
      Tromsø, Norwegen


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