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Advancing Sustainable Consumer Products: Insights from the OXIPRO Innovation Boot Camp in Berlin

As the world grapples with environmental challenges, the need for innovative, eco-friendly consumer products has never been more pressing, but how can we build bridges from science to industry and the consumer market?  In response to this question, the OXIPRO Innovation Boot Camp convened in Berlin from April 18th to 19th, 2024. This event marked …

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Lightening the Load!

Each and every one of us is a consumer, so how can we adapt our different habits to the current environmental challenges and the energy crisis? The latest Active Site newsletter editorial explores these issues, focusing on how the inclusion of enzymes in detergents not only ensures effective cleaning at lower temperatures but also contributes …

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NORCE Research Opportunities – Don’t Miss Out!

OXIPRO Project Coordinator NORCE has announced two job opportunities – the application deadlines are 18th February!   1. A permanent, full-time research scientist position is available in the Industrial Biotechnology group in Stavanger, reporting to Research Director Keith McCall.  We seek a qualified candidate with at least 1-4 years of laboratory experience to work across …

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OXIPRO Partner Biocatalysts’ Acquisitions Elevate it to Enzyme Partner of Choice

OXIPRO partner Biocatalysts Ltd has successfully completed the acquisition of Breatec, WeissBioTech and Biosun from its parent company BRAIN Biotech AG, creating the Bioproducts division under the Biocatalysts brand. The completion of these acquisitions enhances the ability to capitalise on synergies within the BRAIN group and intensifies focus on strong growth in its core European …

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OXIPRO Researchers Announce Exciting New Oxidase Discoveries

Researchers led by Prof. Marco Fraaije at the University of Groningen (RUG) have just published two papers describing the discovery and characterisation of two thermostable oxidases. The first of these was also in collaboration with Barcelona Super Computing Centre, led by Victor Guallar.   Prof. Fraaije summarises these findings:   Discovery and biochemical characterization of …

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OXIPRO Celebrates UN International Women and Girls in Science Day

OXIPRO is celebrating the brilliance and resilience of women and girls in science on UN International Women and Girls in Science Day. This annual global event celebrates the remarkable achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, while also highlighting the ongoing need for greater gender equality in these crucial areas.   …

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Meet the Team – How is REDINN Reinforcing OXIPRO’S Innovation Strategies?

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Rome, RETE EUROPEA DELL’INNOVAZIONE (REDINN) is a high-growth knowledge intensive consulting company that has expanded its operation on a global scale, collaborating with European and international companies and research centres. The growth of REDINN can be attributed to the innovative and specific greentech consulting services that the company offers …

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Kick-start your Innovative Creativity with OXIPRO’s Innovation Boot Camp

Companies and researchers depend on the ability to innovate in order to stay competitive. Innovation is traditionally thought to be associated with fun and creativity. However, innovation can be hard work that requires both willingness and the ability to generate ideas and its purpose should focus on the “why” and not the “what” in order …

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6th European Summer School on Industrial Biotechnology – Applied Enzymology

OXIPRO Partner Marco Fraaije, the Fraaije Group, RUG, is inviting interested candidates to register for an exciting new course taking place from April 8th – 12th 2024 in Groningen, The Netherlands. The course: Applied Enzymology, 6th European Summer School on Industrial Biotechnology, will provide detailed information on the basic principles of enzymes, their engineering and …

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