Press releases

  • PharmaSea Movie - Exploring the Hidden Potential of the Oceans

    PharmaSea Movie - Exploring the Hidden Potential of the Oceans

    13.03.2017 - The Arctic is freezing cold and seemingly empty of life. But the coldest, hottest, deepest, and most inaccessible places on Earth are treasure troves for the discovery of novel drug compounds. More

  • PharmaSea researcher Marla Trindade wins science award

    PharmaSea researcher Marla Trindade wins science award

    27.08.2015 - Prof. Marla Trindade has won the DST Distinguished Young Woman Researcher Award for her multidisciplinary work, aiming to develop biotechnologies from bacteria and their associated viruses, to benefit industries in the health. More

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh honour for PharmaSea's project leader Marcel Jaspars

    Royal Society of Edinburgh honour for PharmaSea's project leader Marcel Jaspars

    11.03.2015 - Professor Marcel Jaspars, PharmaSea's project leader and chair in Chemistry and director of the Marine Biodiscovery Centre at the University of Aberdeen, has joined Scotland’s prestigious educational charity, The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). Jaspars is recognised for his work on the discovery of new pharmaceuticals and enzymes from marine biodiversity. More

  • PharmaSea wins Communication Award

    PharmaSea wins Communication Award

    07.12.2014 - PharmaSea has won the CommNet Impact Award 2014 in the category "Engaging citizens" and was praised for the high volume of media attention it had generated. With this award CommNet is rewarding projects working across the bioeconomy, that have demonstrated excellence in communicating to European citizens, policy-makers, industry or young people. The winning projects in the other categories were: Food4Me, BioConSepT and I.Family. The awards ceremony took place at the CommNet’s 3rd Bioeconomy Forum & Final Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Brussels, Belgium on December 3. More

  • €9m EU-project on deep-sea organisms started

    €9m EU-project on deep-sea organisms started

    13.02.2013 - The collaborative project PharmaSea will bring European researchers to some of the deepest, coldest and hottest places on the planet. Scientists from the UK, Belgium, Norway, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Italy and Denmark will work together to collect and screen samples of mud and sediment from huge, previously untapped, oceanic trenches. The large-scale, four-year project is backed by more than €9.5 million of EU funding and brings together 24 partners from 13 countries from industry, academia and non-profit organisations. The international team of scientists is led by Professor Marcel Jaspars of the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and coordinated by Dr. Camila Esguerra of the University of Leuven in Belgium. More

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