In the Estonian industry-oriented magazine ‘TööstusEST’, Dr. Petri Lahtvee is discussing the future of Estonian bioeconomy and the role of synthetic biology. Read the full text here (only in Estonian).
On Monday, February 12, 2018, Prof. Jens Nielsen gave an inspiring talk on the Systems Biology of Yeast Metabolism at the Institute of Technology in Tartu. Prof. Nielsen is one of the leading scientists at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Biosustainability, the partner center for ECSB within the CelESTial […]
ERA Chair in Synthetic Biology is part of a consortium, receiving 1.5 mEUR over three years from the RITA program to write a Bioeconomy roadmap for Estonia. ERA Chair Petri Lahtvee is leading the Synthetic Biology subgroup and advising the consortium on novel biotechnology applications to develop a strategy for […]
Petri Lahtvee received 100 kEUR funding from ERA CoBioTech program for their proposal ‘YogurtDesign’ to study microbial interactions in yogurt. The proposal was awarded in the first round of the EraCoBioTech call, a transnational call that aims at bringing systems and synthetic biology approaches to biotechnological applications. Lahtvee and a team […]
Lorena Lima from the Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil, received the DoRa travel grant from Estonian Research Council to visit our Synthetic Biology lab in Tartu for 10 months and work on the rose oil production project. Congratulations and welcome to Tartu!
Dr. Ilona Faustova, Research Fellow in Molecular Biology and Program Director of Science and Technology was honored as the best programme director of the year 2017 (Best Head of the Programme). Ilona Faustova: “It’s a great honour to me and means we are doing right things. Our aim to provide high-quality innovative […]
On December 6, at the Cleantech Breeze event in Tallinn, Cleantech ForEst and Tehnopol alumni nominated the MVPs of the cleantech field in 2017: Startmeup received a price as a Cleantech Initiative of the Year 2017. More information here.
Congratulations! iGEM Estonia received a silver medal at the final Jamboree in Boston! GO iGEM Estonia! We did it!!! 💪🏼✨•••#igem #igem2017 #igemestonia #synbio #giantjamboree #estonia Posted by Estonia iGEM on 12. november 2017. a.
STARTUP DAY – THE BIGGEST BUSINESS FESTIVAL IN THE BALTIC STATES Meet us on December 8th at the University of Tartu stand! The theme of sTARTUp Day 2017 is “From Zero to Hero” – stories about those who we look up to in the world of business, or should look […]
Collaboration Festival is an event bringing together entrepreneurs, who are creating innovative products and services, and Estonian universities and research institutions, which are devloping novel technologies. In 2017, it is already the third organized event taking place on November 28 at the MEKTORY building in Tallinn. This year’s event keywords […]