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Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance

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The Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance matches its users to the services,
facilities and experts they need to take their product idea to the next level

#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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  • Your idea here?

    Your idea here?

    Are you a start-up or SME, an academic institution or a student with new product or service development ideas from marine biobased resources? Then don’t miss this opportunity to develop your blue biotech service or product!

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    Blue biotechnology news

    • Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – first marine bioproduct success

      Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – first marine bioproduct success

      Milestone reached: First natural cosmetics product on the market in Interreg-BSR project.

      The Baltic Blue Biotechnology ALLIANCE is happy to announce that Furcella OÜ has launched its first product line, “Berrichi”. Having collaborated closely with Alliance partners for almost a year, Furcella benefitted from the project’s effective mentoring programme. The Estonian start-up brought its line of natural, algae-based anti-ageing creams to the market using a revolutionary active ingredient sourced from Baltic red algae: Furcelleran.

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    • 4th Alliance Call for ideas

      4th Alliance Call for ideas

      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. We offer assistance in all kinds of areas, from scientific and technical development to contractucal and financial expertise to marketing. Together we will identify what’s needed to build your value chain and find the right partners.

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    • The Alliance is growing: become a part of it!

      The Alliance is growing: become a part of it!

      20 great ideas for new marine biobased products and services are already part of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance … could yours be next?

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    • Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance publishes service offer brochure

      Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance publishes service offer brochure

      The Baltic Blue Biotechnology has just published its new service offer brochure. It introduces our holistic approach to the blue biotechnology sector and the way in which we work with our business cases. Above all, it gives an overview of the specific services each of our institutions is able to offer.

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    • #BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch in Gothenburg: four innovators to receive mentorship

      #BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch in Gothenburg: four innovators to receive mentorship

      Four blue biotechnology innovators are going to receive mentorship by partners of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance to advance their product development idea. This is the result of the #BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch held in Gothenburg, Sweden on 4 April 2017.

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    • Join our free #BalticBlueBioAlliance mentoring programme

      Join our free #BalticBlueBioAlliance mentoring programme

      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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    • 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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      Blue biotechnology events

      18 Apr – 19 Apr 2018
      Berlin, Germany

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