News 2015

International consoritum kicks off R&D project to lower cellulase cost through enzyme recycling (December 2015)

An international consortium led by Autodisplay Biotech has started a 1.6 million Euro collaborative R&D project to significantly lower cellulase cost in the production of biofuels and bio-based chemicals.

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Dispendix won the SLAS Innnovation AveNEW prize at SLAS2016 in San Diego (November 2015)

Dispendix has been named the SLAS Innovation AveNEW at SLAS2016 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

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Interview with Gunter Festel as speaker at the EFIB 2015 conference in Brussels (March 2015)

The interview was about the highlights from the White Paper on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in the Emerging Industrial Biotechnology Sector - Recommendations for a European Policy'. The interview was led by Joanna Dupont-Inglis as Secretary General of EuropaBio.

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White Paper regarding the “Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Industrial Biotechnology Sector” (March 2015)

In March 2015, Gunter Festel from Festel Capital, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich and the Technical University Berlin, and Christian Rammer from the Centre for European Economic Research published a White Paper. Aim of this publication is to show the importance of industrial biotechnology or the bioeconomy for the economical development in Europe and the role of private investors and especially venture capital (VC) for this technology driven sector.

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