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Marine Materials and Antifoulings

Naturvetenskap & IT

Welcome to the second annual meetup on Marine Biotechnology, organised by the Maritime Cluster of West Sweden. This one-day conference and meeting point addresses the ongoing rapid development in marine biotechnology. The programme will be divided into two sessions - Marine Materials (before lunch) and Antifouling (after lunch).

Konferens
Datum
25 nov 2020
Tid
09:15 - 16:00
Plats
Online via Zoom

Arrangör
Maritima klustret i Västsverige

Programme

9:15 Online registration
9:30 Welcome and introduction (Anders Blomberg, GU)

Theme 1: MARINE MATERIALS
Chair person: Anders Blomberg, GU

9:35 Catherine Taylor Nordgård, Dept. Biotechnology and Food Sc., NTNU, Trondheim
"Marine mucus: materials for protection, defense and more?"

10:10 Angela Wulff - Swedish Algae Factory/Dept. of Biology, GU
"Diatom "shells" – a useful and sustainable material"

10:25 Henrik Lund, CEO Regenics AS, Oslo, Norway
"Marine derived bioactives in skin disease and skin care"

10:40 Patrik Stenlund, RISE
”3D-bioprinting using marine nanocellulose"

10:55 Alexander Eiler, eDNA Solutions AB/Dept. of Bioscience, Univ. Oslo
“Environmental DNA approaches - about the tools and use in understanding marine environmental change"

11:10 Anders Lindqvist, Swedish Hydro Solutions AB, Gothenburg
"Water treatment using crab-chitosan"

11:25 SPEED TALKS (selected from participants; 3 min, 3 slides/talk, no questions)
speed-talk 1 - TBA
speed-talk 2 - TBA
speed-talk 3 - TBA
speed-talk 4 - TBA

11:40 SPEAKERS CORNER 
The session speakers, including the ones giving speed-talks, will be in different break-out rooms open to answer questions and discuss relevant topics with the participants.

12:00 LUNCH

Theme 2: ANTIFOULING
Chair person: Mattias Berglin, RISE

13:00 Nick Aldred - Essex University, England
"Characterisation and recombinant production of barnacle adhesive proteins”

13:35 Britt Hope - Steen-Hansen AS, Norway
“Bringing todays antifouling product into the future”

13:50 Dan Isaksson, iTech, Gothenburg
"From idea to business, an antifouling story: Valley of death is the end of the beginning"

14:05 Amir Zlotkin, AZBiologics, Israel
"Natural non-biocidal anti biofilm peptides isolated from marine organisms"

14:20 Lena Granhag, Chalmers
"Ship hull cleaning as solution to biofouling and invasive species transfer?"

14:35 SPEED TALKS (selected from participants; 3 min, 3 slides/talk, no questions)
speed-talk 5 - TBA
speed-talk 6 - TBA
speed-talk 7 - TBA
speed-talk 8 - TBA

14:50 SPEAKERS CORNER
The session speakers, including the ones giving speed-talks, will be in different break-out rooms open to answer questions and discuss relevant topics with the participants.

15:10 COFFEE/TEA

15:20 Lillemor Lindberg - INNOVATUM, Trollhättan
"Collaborative platform for biomarine activities in western Sweden"

15:30 Martin Sjöberg, Kristineberg center
"Activities and visions for Kristineberg center"

15:40 Mattias Rust, Infrastrukturdepartementet, Regeringskansliet
"International and national ambitions for a blue economy involving marine biotehnology"

15: 55 Final comments (Mattias Berglin, RISE)

16:00 end of conference
 
In addition, there will be a selected set of local speakers as well as an opportunity for companies and researchers to present their activities in short presentations (“speed talks”).

Please forward this information to group members, colleagues, collaborators, students, friends who you think might have an interest in this event.

Warmly welcome,

Anders Blomberg, University of Gothenburg
Ambassadors for Marine Biotechnology at the Maritime Cluster of West Sweden

Mattias Berglin, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Principal Investigator Marine Biotechnology

The Maritime Cluster is a network for collaboration on innovation and knowledge based blue growth for the maritime sector in the western part of Sweden. Through new knowledge, cooperation and dialogue we contribute to sustainably enhancing the maritime sector. We want to create the best conditions for Western Sweden to contribute to a sustainable future for people, the ocean and its resources.