The Estonian Centre for Synthetic Biology initiated a strategic collaboration project between University of Tartu and Graanul Invest AS – an Estonian company receiving €20.96 million from Bio-based Industries to set up a demo factory on producing biomass-derived sugars. Read more: here
In the framework of H2020 Widespread Teaming project Celestial, University of Tartu and the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability organized a mini-conference on May 19th at the Danish University of Technology, Lyngby, to discuss more efficient collaboration plans. The program involved 24 talks, lab tours and extensive discussion sessions.
Prof Mart Loog is discussing the future of synthetic biology in the newspaper Sirp (only in Estonian). Tulekul on sünteetilise bioloogia ajastu