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2015-03-03
3rd workshop on realizing the bioeconomy in Baltic Sea Region in Warsaw.

3rd workshop on realizing the bioeconomy in Baltic Sea Region in Warsaw.

On 4-5 March 2015 in Warsaw will be held the 3rd ScanBalt BioRegion workshop on realizing the bioeconomy in Baltic Sea Region, planned under an initiative by the Nordic Council of Minister. ... Read more
Tags workshops , ScanBalt , Baltic Sea region
2015-02-17 to 2015-02-19
Minisymposium on HIV and HCV epidemiology in the Baltic region

Minisymposium on HIV and HCV epidemiology in the Baltic region

Minisymposium on HIV-1 and HCV in the Baltic region organized by Baltic Network against life-threatening viral infections will be held in Stockholm on March 19-20. Numerous open sessions will be a great opportunity for exchange of knowledge and discussing about most critical issues associated with ep... Read more
Tags HIV , epidemiology , Baltic region , symposium , BAM , HCV , Stockholm
7th Conference of the Polish Society for Experimental Plant Biology in Gdańsk

7th Conference of the Polish Society for Experimental Plant Biology in Gdańsk

„Joint 7th Conference of the Polish Society for Experimental Plant Biology and the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG & MUG” will be held between 8th and 11th of September 2015 in Gdańsk, Poland. ... Read more
Tags conference , PSEPB , MOBI4Health
Pierre Fabre initiates Phase IIa trials for a new drug for Schizophrenia

Pierre Fabre initiates Phase IIa trials for a new drug for Schizophrenia

A French multinational company Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals has announced a start of Phase IIa clinical trials for a new selective antagonist of dopamine D3 receptor called F17464 in patients suffering from schizophrenia. The major aim is to determine the effectiveness and assess safety of the drug d... Read more
Tags clinical trials , drug , Pierre Fabre , schizophrenia , F17464
2015-02-11 to 2015-02-13
The amendment to the Polish Law on financing of science

The amendment to the Polish Law on financing of science

President of Poland signed the amended law, in which the main changes relate to the financing of pro-quality research. They regulate issues of Polish Roadmap for Research Infrastructures, funding for international cooperation, development of virtual Science Information System, as well as clarify a Ph... Read more
Tags law , international cooperation , regulations , Science Information System
BASF resigns from the cooperative project on bio-based acrylic acid

BASF resigns from the cooperative project on bio-based acrylic acid

BASF chemical company has left the collaborative project conducted with Novozymes and Cargill that was aimed to elaborate bio-based process for 3-hydroxypropionic (3-HP) and acrylic acid production. Novozymes and Cargill declare that they will continue the effort to bring the technology to the market... Read more
Tags biotechnology , cooperation , BASF , Cargill , Novozymes , acrylic acid
Tau-based vaccines as a novel tool for Alzheimer’s Disease treatment

Tau-based vaccines as a novel tool for Alzheimer’s Disease treatment

Alzheimer’s disease is the most frequent cause of dementia. Currently, there are various studies all over the world trying to elaborate efficient therapies to help patients. Among them, there are approaches associated with immunomodulation, thus application of vaccines. One of the newest idea is to t... Read more
Tags Alzheimer's disease , treatment , tau , amyloid , vaccine , ACL-35
2015-02-02 to 2015-02-06
International Business Forum “SUBF 2015” in Slovakia

International Business Forum “SUBF 2015” in Slovakia

International Business Forum “SUBF 2015”, organized on April 20-23 in Košice Slovakia, will be a great opportunity for central European business representatives to present the offers, negotiate contracts during face-to-face conversations and establish new business connections. The event is organized ... Read more
Tags europe , slovakia , business , conference , forum , Ukraine
Wortmannin as a new potential anticancer drug

Wortmannin as a new potential anticancer drug

Wortmannin sensitize the tumour cells for standard treatment with ethoposid and cisplatin, makes the treatment more effectiveness. What it means for the glioma patient? That there is potential new drug, which is effective in laboratory and kills glioma cells.... Read more
Tags cancer , glioblastoma , glioma , oncology , brain cancer
Bacteria vs bacteria: edible vaccines

Bacteria vs bacteria: edible vaccines

The idea of edible vaccines originates from the basic needs for availability, ease of use and low cost of production. Majority of the scientific world is focused on so-called molecular farming utilizing plants as a source of antigens. There is also another, theoretically simpler way: immunization wit... Read more
Tags bacteria , edible vaccines , antigen
International Conference on Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics 2015

International Conference on Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics 2015

The 2015 International Conference on Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (ICBBB), which is the 5th edition, was organized in Taiwan. During numerous meetings and presentations, researchers from all over the world could share with new advancements in the wide field of biotechnology.... Read more
Tags biotechnology , conference , bioscience , Taiwan
2015-01-28 to 2015-01-29
New grants from Horizon 2020 for small and medium-sized enterprises

New grants from Horizon 2020 for small and medium-sized enterprises

More than 275 innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) may receive financing support in form of new grants. The funding is a part of Horizon 2020 programme, which is aimed to stimulate the development of innovation in Europe, thus creating economic growth and new jobs in most promising sectors.... Read more
Tags europe , horizon 2020 , grant , SME , fundin
How cancer cells can interact with each other?

How cancer cells can interact with each other?

Interactions between cells are of crucial importance for the proper functioning of tissues and the whole multicellular organisms. During pathological processes, such as cancer progression, alterations in cell-cell adhesion are very common. The molecular events underlying these changes must be deeply ... Read more
Tags junction , Jonas Fuxe , epithelium , interaction , cancer
2015-01-13 to 2015-01-15
Laboratory of Investment

Laboratory of Investment

Do You have a great idea and do not know how to sell it? Need a partner to the company because You do not really handle? Or maybe You do not have the money to start a business and place Your product on the market? Therefore Laboratory of Investment is for you! It has a capital, which will share with ... Read more
Tags biotechnology , investment , biobusiness , venture capital , Laboratorium Inwestycji
Olfactory cells used for spinal cord injury treatment

Olfactory cells used for spinal cord injury treatment

Spinal cord injuries usually have devastating and long-lasting effects on health. Nowadays, there is unfortunately no effective approach that would enable full restoration of functions lost after the injury. Polish physicians cooperating with English scientists came up with the idea of using olfactor... Read more
Tags olfactory cells , spinal cord , injury , Wroclaw , regeneration
2014-12-29 to 2014-12-31
Life science sector in the next 15 years

Life science sector in the next 15 years

Life science sector comprising such areas as biotechnology, pharmacy or biomedical technologies is one of the most rapidly growing markets. As societies all over the world are getting older and older, we can be sure that in the nearest 15 years its development will be even faster than nowadays.... Read more
Tags cancer , life science , future , ageing , Alexander Stratz
The Festival of Science in Hungary

The Festival of Science in Hungary

During this year’s edition of the Festival of Science in Hungary, representatives of research institutes as well as business enterprises discussed the importance of science popularization and dialogue with the general public. Concerning biotechnology sector, such issues as ethical, legal and social ... Read more
Tags biotechnology , hungary , science , festival
2014-12-22 to 2014-12-26
Biocad company as a representative of Russian innovation

Biocad company as a representative of Russian innovation

Russian biotechnology sector as a part of central European region is still underfunded. However, despite political issues, it has a great potential for development with several leading companies shaping the regional market. Irina Gennadyevna, Public Relations Manager at BIOCAD, describes the company ... Read more
Tags russia , CPHI Worldwide , company , Biocad , Irina Gennadyevna
Understanding angiogenesis process is crucial for modern medicine

Understanding angiogenesis process is crucial for modern medicine

Angiogenesis, comprising a growth of blood vessels, is indispensable for proper organ functioning and repair. Abnormalities occurring in this crucial process are involved in various disorders such as cancer. Understanding its molecular background is the basis for the development of novel efficient dr... Read more
Tags medicine , cancer , angiogenesis , Yihai Cao , blood vessel , metabolism , obesity
2014-12-18
Novel ways of struggling with flu

Novel ways of struggling with flu

Every year, numerous people all over the world need to be hospitalized because of the complications of flu. Despite many years of research, there is still a need of novel efficient medications. Hungarian researcher, Péter Horváth, together with Swiss scientists are trying to develop new method of str... Read more
Tags hungary , flu , capsid , virus , influenza