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NORCE Showcases OXIPRO at Bioflavour Conference

Delegates from OXIPRO’s coordinating organisation NORCE recently participated in the Bioflavour Conference, held this year from 27th – 30th of September in Frankfurt, Germany.   Over 150 participants from more than 17 countries represented different industries, research institutes and universities at the conference, which was organised to bring recent biotechnological developments in the synthesis and …

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Meet the OXIPRO Biotech Team at LEITAT

LEITAT is a private technological centre located in Terrassa, Spain with more than 110 years’ experience in R&D, technology transfer and industrial innovation services. The center’s expertise brings value to a wide range of industries and sectors through dedicated R&D and tech transfer services, and it applies research in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, …

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OXIPRO and FuturEnzyme – first joint paper by sister projects

OXIPRO is excited to announce our first joint publication with a sister project, FuturEnzyme. Titled ‘EP-pred: A Machine Learning Tool for Bioprospecting Promiscuous Ester Hydrolases,’ the paper presents a computer model to predict enzyme’s promiscuity from a sequence alone. It is the result of a successful collaborative effort involving co-authors Ruite Xiang , Ana Robles-Martin and Victor …

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University of Groningen at Netherlands Biotechnology Congress

OXIPRO partner Marco Fraaije (RUG) recently took part in the Netherlands Biotechnology Congress, held on 4 October 2022 at the Corpus Congress Centre in Leiden. In a full programme of keynotes, plenaries and parallel sessions, Marco chaired a session on food, which looked at biotech solutions currently underway to address global challenges, among other research …

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Rolco Showcases OXIPRO at 2nd Sustainable Homecare Products Forum

Panos Kotsakis

OXIPRO partner Rolco, represented by Research and Development Director, Panos Kotsakis, recently showcased OXIPRO’s work in a presentation titled: “Future outlook on the HomeCare industry: Sustainable product development” at the 2nd Annual Sustainable HomeCare Products Forum, Frankfurt, Germany. The talk focused on issues surrounding weight efficient sustainable raw materials; better, less,  or no packaging; product compaction; …

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From Spain to Turkey – OXIPRO Researchers Go on a Cotton Fact-Finding Mission

UAB - Zorlutek researchers

OXIPRO partners Óscar Romero and Yerko Fredes, researchers from​ the Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) have made a fruitful visit to the facilities of the Zorluteks (Turkey). Gizem Aydemir, textile engineer in charge of Zorluteks’ participation in OXIPRO, kindly guided them around Zorluteks, showing all the steps …

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