The University of Groningen is gradually developing into the Dutch centre for research into new antibiotics. The UG and the UMCG were recently given a grant to appoint 34 PhD students, there is a new Centre for Sustainable Antimicrobials, and the University is organizing the Antibiotics – Now! Conference on 2 and 3 May together with the KNAW. Experts from the Netherlands and abroad will then discuss the urgent problem of antibiotic resistance, and especially the development of new antibiotics.
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Every year, the University of Groningen composes a multidisciplinary team of students who compete in the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. iGEM is an international competition in biotechnology aimed at finding new...
Greenification of the chemical industry one step closer by the extension of ARC CBBC: companies and universities take a leading role in the development of sustainable chemistry, energy and materials
Biomembrane SAVER has won the People’s Choice Award for KIJK’s best Tech-idea. This membrane, made from natural components, is able to separate oil from water and is fully recyclable. SAVER was developed by polymer scientists from the research...
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