ALLIANCE partners

The Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance comprises experts from research institutions,
business support organisations as well as blue biotechnology companies who know 
the sector's structure and can respond to its specific demands.

GEOMAR

GEOMAR

GEOMAR is one of the leading institutions of marine science worldwide. The institute investigates the chemical, physical, biological and geological processes of the seafloor, oceans and ocean margins and their interactions with the atmosphere. Its Centre for Marine Biotechnology (GEOMAR-Biotech) is a unique, state-of-the-art centre dedicated to outstanding research in marine biotechnology and biodiscovery and the transfer of research results to application. GEOMAR-Biotech is the successor of the Kiel Centre for Marine Natural Products (also known as Kieler Wirkstoff-Zentrum, KiWiZ).

  • Deniz Tasdemir

    Deniz Tasdemir

    phone: +49. 431 600 4430
    email: dtasdemir(at)geomar.de

  • Martina Blümel

    Martina Blümel

    phone: +49. 431 6004439
    email: mbluemel(at)geomar.de

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BioCon Valley

BioCon Valley

BioCon Valley® is the initiative for life science and health economy of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. BioCon Valley® supports the commercial use of modern life sciences and bio- and medical technologies in the region. BioCon Valley´s tasks are networking, managing life science start-up centers (bioincubators), project management and coordination, and life science specific public relation. BioCon Valley collaborates in strategic partnership with life science initiatives in the Baltic Sea Region, Japan and Vietnam.

  • Heinrich Cuypers

    Heinrich Cuypers

    phone: +49. 3834 515108
    email: hc(at)bcv.org

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KTH

KTH

The Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, KTH) in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden's technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. Industrial Ecology at KTH is a founding member of the SUBMARINER Network.

  • Fredrik Gröndahl

    Fredrik Gröndahl

    phone: +46.8.790 61 58
    email: fgro(at)kth.se

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University of Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg (UGOT) meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees from all around the world make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. UGOT is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. The research at UGOT is characterised by multidisciplinary cooperation. The Department of Marine Sciences at UGOT is Sweden’s most complete, interdisciplinary environment for marine research and marine education, and is one of only a few such organisations in Europe. With broad and cutting-edge expertise and access to unique marine infrastructure such as research vessels and field stations, the department enjoys excellent conditions for marine research and education.

  • Henrik Pavia

    Henrik Pavia

    phone: +46.31.786 96 85
    email: henrik.pavia(at)marine.gu.se

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SYKE

SYKE

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is both a research institute, and a centre for environmental expertise. SYKE's Marine Research Centre aims at producing information and new solutions that help decision-makers to promote the protection and sustainable use of the Baltic Sea. The centre leads the Finnish Marine Research Infrastructure network FINMARI and is nationally in charge of monitoring and research of the Baltic Sea. Skills and activities at the Marine Research Centre that are relevant for the ALLIANCE include monitoring, controlling and modelling algae growth, genetic characterisation of marine microorganisms, algal biofuel research and development of new environmentally friendly technologies.

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SUBMARINER Network

SUBMARINER Network

The SUBMARINER Network is a unique platform that brings actors from the whole Baltic Sea Region together to actively promote innovative and sustainable uses of marine resources. It operates across the whole knowledge triangle integrating perspectives from local to international scale, dfferent science disciplines as well as policy and economic stakeholders. Within the Baltic Blue Biotechnology project, the network secretariat is coordinating the identification and recruitment of new ALLIANCE cases as well as overall marketing and communication activities.

  • Efthalia Arvaniti

    Efthalia Arvaniti

    phone: +49.30.832 1417 40
    email: ea(at)submariner-network.eu

  • Kamila Zalesiak

    Kamila Zalesiak

    phone: +49.30.832 1417 45
    email: kaz(at)submariner-network.eu

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The University of Gdańsk

The University of Gdańsk

The University of Gdańsk (UG) is the largest institution of higher education in the Pomeranian region and the leading Polish university with regards to maritime research and education in the fields of natural and social sciences as well as the economics and law of the sea. The Institute of Oceanography at University of Gdańsk (IOUG) educates students in oceanography, geology, offers doctoral programme in oceanography and conducts interdisciplinary research into all aspects of marine science in the open sea and coastal zone of the shelf seas. IOUG is actively involved in implementation of the ecosystem approach into the development and management of marine areas.

  • Katarzyna Palińska

    Katarzyna Palińska

    phone: +48 784613947
    email: katarzyna.palinska(at)ug.edu.pl

  • Krzysztof Bielawski

    Krzysztof Bielawski

    phone: +48 58 523 63 14
    email: krzysztof.bielawski(at)biotech.ug.edu.pl

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Pomeranian Special Economic Zone

Pomeranian Special Economic Zone

Pomeranian Special Economic Zone Ltd. (PSEZ) is one of the fastest growing special economic zones in Poland. PSEZ actively creates conditions for development of entrepreneurship. In the zone currently operates over 110 investors who created almost 19 thousand work places and invested amounted over 2,5 billion Euro. PSEZ owns Gdansk Science and Technology Park (GSTP) and the Baltic port of New Technologies (BPNT) which all together create centers supporting innovations. It includes cutting-edge laboratories and state of the art equipment not mentioning highly qualified and educated staff focused on creativity and finding solutions for the most complex processes.

  • Mateusz Maksymiuk

    Mateusz Maksymiuk

    phone: +48 695 80 00 50
    email: m.maksymiuk/at)strefa.gd.pl

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CORPI

CORPI

The Coastal Research and Planning Institute (CORPI) is a non-profit public research institute founded to carry out R&D activities in order to foster the implementation of maritime policy and development of the maritime economy. The institute has a special focus on marine energy and port development systems, environmental impact and planning of maritime activities.

  • Zita Rasuole Gasiūnaitė

    Zita Rasuole Gasiūnaitė

    phone: + 370. 46 390 818
    email: zita(at)corpi.lt

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DTI

DTI

The Danish Technological Institute (DTI) is the oldest and largest Research and Technology Organization (RTO) in Denmark. Founded in 1906, DTI is a self-owned nonprofit institution that develops, applies, and disseminates technology to Danish and International business sectors. DTI’s areas of expertise span a wide range, from production of advanced nanomaterials and particle accelerators, to robotics, (food) process technology, and biorefinery concepts. Within the marine resources our focus is on improving the design of cultivation installations (off-shore), developing automation technologies, and biorefinery concepts, as well as the cross-cutting foci on logistics, and the place of marine resources within the wider bioeconomy framework.

  • Hilary Karlson

    Hilary Karlson

    phone: +45. 7220 3441
    email: hika(at)teknologisk.dk

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KSTP

KSTP

Klaipeda Science and Technology Park (KSTP) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 by the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and Klaipeda University, providing strategic, technical and administrative assistance to companies/projects related to the development of new technologies and innovations. The mission of the KSTP is to promote the development of modern scientifically susceptible technologies, to provide infrastructural and consulting services for innovative enterprises and business ideas in the western Lithuania and in the whole country.

  • Andrius Sutnikas

    Andrius Sutnikas

    phone: +370. 46 310461
    email: projects(at)kmtp.lt

Cleantech Latvia

Cleantech Latvia

CleanTech Latvia is a non-governmental cluster organization launched to foster and promote Latvian Cleantech companies, organizations, joint, research and educational institutions. CleanTech Latvia is committed to growing a vibrant clean technology industry and business community in Latvia by using regional strengths through innovation, research, new technology development and facilitation of international business opportunities. In other words raising awareness about green industry issues important to entrepreneurs and society. CleanTech Latvia subdivision Latvian Biotechnology association manages with promoting of biotechnology in Latvia, including the activities connected with algae cultivation – the development of substances, bioreactors and research.

  • Elina Didrihsone

    Elina Didrihsone

    phone: +371 675 53518 87
    email: elina.didrihsone(at)edi.lv

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Tartu Biotechnology Park

Tartu Biotechnology Park

Tartu Biotechnology Park (TBP) provides excellent physical infrastructure as well as business development and consultancy services to companies and R&D institutions in the fields of biotechnology, medicine and veterinary medicine. It supports companies in finding cooperation partners and is active in the establishment process of new companies. From the 2005 we are running BioMed business incubator with a mission to create favorable environment for start-up enterprises. TBP collaborates closely with biotechnology parks and IRCs in Europe and USA. We are a member and Estonian contact point of ScanBalt fmba.

  • Mariann Nõlvak

    Mariann Nõlvak

    phone: +372. 7 383 053
    email: mariann(at)biopark.ee

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Svanvid

Svanvid

Svanvid Sp. z o.o. is an innovative biotechnology company that every day goes to the Swedish know-how. For years we have been producing active and natural ingredients that are used in the pharmaceutical industry. As a result of many years of advanced research, we have developed dozens methods of production – ultra-pure, natural and innovative products, which usually build our clients' business. In 2015, the Svanvid's products helped more patients than ever before.

  • Szymon Talbierz

    Szymon Talbierz

    phone: +48 506 304 718
    email: szymon.talbierz(at)svanvid.com

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Scottish Association for Marine Science

Scottish Association for Marine Science

The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has an international reputation in marine science with active research in microbial & molecular biology, ecology, biogeochemistry and physics. Microbial research focuses on bacteria, phytoplanton, protozoa and other eukaryotic protists. A wide range of fundamental and applied research projects undertaken use observational, experimental, genomic, bioinformatic and chemoinformatic approaches to investigate the biology, ecology and biotechnology of microbes in coastal and ocean habitats from the tropics to the poles. They are home to the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP), which houses approximately 3000 different strains of algae and protozoa from arrange of diverse ecological niches. They are also an academic partner delivering undergraduate and postgraduate education as a part of the University of the Highlands and Islands.

  • Michele Stanley

    Michele Stanley

    phone: +44 (0) 1631 559295
    email: Michele.Stanley(at)sams.ac.uk

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Coastal Research and Management

Coastal Research and Management

CRM (Coastal Research & Management) was founded by economics and marine ecology experts in 1994. The company’s aim is to achieve the sustainable use of living marine resources through modern environmental management of the coastal zone and through research on marine natural products. CRM has since specialised in developing sustainable mariculture systems and investigating marine natural substances. These include various different seaweed extracts as antiviral and antitumoral agents as well as collagen from marine invertebrates as bioscaffold material. It has established the first certified organic mussel and macroalgae farm in the Baltic Sea, following the principles of Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture (IMTA). CRM’s sister company oceanBASIS, founded in 2001, processes the marine natural resources into extracts which find application in different areas, e.g. as active ingredients for cosmetics and food.

  • Levent Piker

    Levent Piker

    phone: +49 170 4324102
    email: levent.piker(at)crm-online.de

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Biovento

Biovento

Biovento is a biotechnology company focused on the therapeutic and cosmetic areas. Biovento feels responsible for developing and providing high quality products based on natural, best quality resources. Mission of the company is development and implementation of innovative technologies and products. Biovento's Research & Development department continually deepens knowledge of biology, biotechnology and technology processes, which have a crucial impact on improving its capabilities and results. Company's experts create systems that minimize the impact of production on the environment by reducing waste and efficient use of resources.

  • Agnieszka Łabenda

    Agnieszka Łabenda

    phone: +48. 791 062 037
    email: info(at)biovento.pl

Geoterma

Geoterma

The Klaipeda Geothermal Demonstration Plant “GEOTERMA” is a geothermal heating plant in Klaipeda, Lithuania, constructed in early 2000s. This state owned company was the first geothermal heating plant in the Baltic Sea region. The plant uses 38 °C water from 2 wells drilled into a Devonian aquifer about 1,100 m beneath the surface. Additional 2 wells are used to re-inject the cooled water into the aquifer again. The heat is extracted using absorption heat pumps. Then it is contributed to the existing district heating system. Geothermal water circulates in a closed loop.
  • Sigitas Petrauskas

    Sigitas Petrauskas

    phone: +370 46 326163
    email: sigitas(at)geoterma.lt

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Baltic Probiotics

Baltic Probiotics

”Baltic Probiotics” Ltd. was established in 2013 and located in Rucava, Latvia. The initial core business was the sale of probiotic-based products, but at the moment company develops production sphere. These products are an all-natural and produced through a natural fermentation process using a beneficial microorganisms and yeasts. These products contain powerful blend of beneficial microorganisms (up to 11 in one product), enzymes and antioxidants, cane molasses, sea salt and plant extracts. Usage - veterinary, agriculture, animal husbandry, crop production, food processing, environmental protection, biogas production and other industries. Technology of development and application of products is based on scientific research in environmental microbiology. Usage of probiotics contributes to a healthy and viable environment (ecosystem) formation.
  • Arta Bārdule

    Arta Bārdule

    phone: +123 45678910
    email: arta(at)balticprobiotics.lv

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Kalundborg Utility

Kalundborg Utility

Kalundborg Utility a/s is a public limited company set-up with the purpose of handling the public supply of water and district heating. Further to handle the public waste water systems in the area of Kalundborg Local Authority. Kalundborg Utility holds a substantial expertise in all aspects of Public Utility and has for decades proven this ability. Former as a part of the local public administration, lately as part of a new public administrative set-up as a fully owned public limited company. Kalundborg Utility presently employs about 80 persons primarily with a technical background. However, also a number of employees with an academic background within both technical, economic, management and communication disciplines. The total turnover in 2014 was 288 million DKK. The total assets were 2615 million DKK and the total equity was 2291 million DKK. Kalundborg Utility supplied in 2014 the community with 159051 Mwh heat, 2872010 m3 ground water and 3357428m3 surface water, and further handled 7141661 m3 of different kinds of waste water.

  • Preben Thisgaard

    Preben Thisgaard

    phone: +45. 21 51 09 99
    email: prth(at)kalfor.dk

photo: Line Kongsted

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EUSBSR

SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG

Kärntener Str. 20
DE–10827 Berlin

Germany

+4930832141740

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