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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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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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