Aromics launches a ‘crowdfunding’ campaign

The biotech company Aromics, located at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB), has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign through the European platform CapitalCell, with the goal of raising a capital round up to 300,000€ for completing the preclinical package of its compound NAX035, a novel first-in-class drug for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma, a rare, aggressive […]

Ateknea at inspire conference 2016!

Over the past decades the European Union has put in place a broad range of environmental legislation to protect, preserve and improve Europe’s environment for present and future generations. However, many challenges persist and these must be tackled together in a structured way. The 7th Environment Action Programme (EAP), guiding European environment policy until 2020, […]

Citizens’ Observatories and biomonitoring campaign in Ostrava

Ostrava/Silesia is one of the most air polluted areas in the Czech Republic due to its density of heavy industry. Over the last decades, high concentrations of PM2.5 (particles smaller than 2.5 μm) and B[a]P (benzo[a]pyrene), both proven human carcinogens, have been measured in air continuously, exceeding the limits for human health protection. The CITI-SENSE […]

PHENOLIVE Meeting in Mora

The last 22nd June all the developers of the PHENOLIVE technology met in Mora (Toledo, Spain) to show the final outcomes of the project. The Life Cycle Analisys of the technology was presented and the extraction yield of polyphenols of the developed technology after the industrial tests were shown. The Partners agreed they are very […]

Ateknea at The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE)

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) is a world class annual event which, since 1980, is held at different venues throughout Europe. The EUBCE covers the entire value chain of biomass to conduct business, network, and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations, the vision is to educate the biomass community and […]

Open Demonstration Event by BIOECOSIM

Around 1800 million tonnes of manure are produced in Europe every year. In regions with intensive animal husbandry, this could cause environmental, social and economic challenges. An impasse? In the EU-funded project BioEcoSIM led by Fraunhofer IGB, 15 partners from research and industry developed a technology to convert livestock manure into organic soil improvers and […]