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GlycoMar's Starfish are media stars

9th Nov 2005

Glycomar have been awarded an £80K contract, from Canadian company Rhinopharma, to harvest starfish slime for use in combatting respiratory disease. The Company have featured in radio and press articles nationwide since the release.

The European Centre for Marine Biotechnology goes to Canada, sponsored by UK Trade and Investment

7-12th June 2005

Representatives from the European Centre for Marine Biotechnology, Aquapharm and CCAP traveled to St Johns, Newfoundland to attend the 7th International Marine Biotechnology Conference.


BlueMicrobe Website Launched as M&FMB ends

May 2005

BlueMicrobe is the knowledge transfer network that has grown out of the Marine and Freshwater Microbial Biodiversity (M&FMB) programme funded by the Natural Environment Research Council. It aims to make ‘exploitable science’ arising from the M&FMB programme accessible to a wider community thereby building the marine biotechnology business sector in the UK. It also disseminates knowledge on microbial biodiversity and its potential applications nationally and internationally.

GlycoMar Vacancies

18th March 2005

GlycoMar currently has a vacancy for a graduate technician, with a degree in biochemistry or biotechnology and experience in protein purification. For full details contact Charlie Bavington.

GlycoMar joins ECMB

1st March 2005

The European Centre for Marine Biotechnology are pleased to announce the arrival of another resident. GlycoMar is a marine natural products and drug discovery company, set up to exploit the diversity of biological organisms present in the marine environment. The company is the first marine natural products company to specialise in marine invertebrate glycobiology. GlycoMar’s products have applications as research biochemicals, diagnostic biochemicals, and pharmaceuticals.


The European Centre for Marine Biotechnology opening

5th April 2005 3pm

We are pleased to announce the official opening of the European Centre for Marine Biotechnology by Baroness Susan A Greenfield, CBE. Visitors are welcome to look round the facilities, network with the experts and see what we can do to help build and enhance your business success.