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2021

Columbus Foundation and Viralgen launch the Objetivo10 programme to accelerate treatments for ten rare diseases

The Columbus Foundation, international organisation with the mission of accelerating access to the most effective gene therapies to treat children diagnosed with rare diseases, and Viralgen, leaders in the production of AAV vectors for gene therapy, based at the Gipuzkoa Science and Technology Park, have launched the Objetivo10 programme. The aim is to facilitate and...
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Tekniker to test materials for space structures and mechanisms

The Tekniker technology centre has been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) to participate in the SESAME test programme. The purpose of the initiative to be carried out at the International Space Station’s (ISS) facilities is to assess the degree to which the space environment...
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CIC bioGUNE researchers develop a protein capable of catalysing a chemical reaction unprecedented in nature

The work, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, describes a zinc-binding protein which accelerates the reaction rate to levels higher than those of natural enzymes The research shows, for the first time, that proteins containing transition metals can be designed by computer simulation to catalyse chemical processes previously unknown in nature, with a high degree...
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Bilbao will host Food 4 Future World Summit, the most innovative event and conference to transform the food and beverage industry

Food for Future World Summit will take place from June 15th to 17th 2021 in Bilbao Exhibition Centre to showcase the latest technologies, solutions and automation systems that are transforming the food industry Bilbao (Spain) will host Food 4 Future World Summit, the most innovative event to transform the food and beverage industry through new...
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A new method to find modulators of the immune response to COVID-19

The recent paper, published in Science Advances by the Computational Biology Laboratory at CICbioGUNE, member of the Basque Research & Technology Alliance BRTA and at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) in Luxemburg, describes a new method of how molecules can be identified that amplify and maintain the inflammatory response upon an infection They use...
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Once again, the Basque Network of Technology Parks joins the “Women and girls in science” campaign

On the occasion of the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science” on 11 February, the Network of Technology Parks joins the anniversary with a number of different initiatives, maintaining its commitment to the goal of obtaining full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls The Basque Network of...
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BCARE increased its billing a 15% in 2020 supported by new advanced services for energy storage and the management of smart networks

In barely a year of activity, the spin off from CIC energiGUNE, has billed 600,000 euros and counts with a workforce of 10 professionals The appointment of Soraya Romo as general manager halfway through the year has allowed the company to consolidate its position as an strategic agent for the industry on matters of storage...
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AFM will coordinate a PERTE valued in 245 million euros to transform the machine-tool and advanced manufacturing sector

AFM, the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Accessories, Components and Tools, has been gathering ideas from companies during recent months to prepare a PERTE (Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation) proposal to take a game-changing leap in the advanced manufacturing industry with a breakthrough project based on digitalisation The project is named...
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FORO PARKE ONGI ETORRI: New business and collaboration opportunities in the Technology Parks of the Basque Country

The Basque Country Technology Park (RPTE) is growing steadily with 580 entities at present We are now a new edition of this forum. It will be aimed at publicising the new entities activities, products and services to the rest of the network’s entities and fostering relationships, opportunities for collaboration and business development among all of...
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CIC energiGUNE approves its Equality Plan 2021-2024 in order to consolidate the current parity situation

The Center, which maintains a determined position for professional promotion strictly based on personal merits, is the only Basque CIC that counts with a total parity in its organizational structure, not only at a team of researchers level, but also in the managerial committee The objective is to maintain the current situation of balance and...
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