BLUEHUMAN Project kick-off meeting in Avepark - Guimarães, Portugal
BLUE biotechnology as a road for innovation on HUMAN’s health aiming smart growth in Atlantic Area
On the 29th and 30th January, the 3B’s Research Group from University of Minho, directed by Professor Rui L. Reis, hosted the launching of the Project BlueHuman. Co-financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme, BlueHuman aims at contributing to the socioeconomic development of the area by carrying out different research lines focused on the biotechnological valorization of marine products and by-products addressed to improve medicine and health. Several prototypes of biomaterials and medical devices for regenerative medicine, as well as formulations with pharmaceutical, cosmetics and well-being relevance will be delivered, from a reinforced R&D network working for the smart growth (based in innovation) of the region.
The project, led by University of Minho (3B’s Research Group) has 13 partners from different institutions, companies and research centers in Spain, Portugal, Ireland, France and UK.
Published on: 2018-02-05
The main focus is on expanded polystyrene (styrofoam), one of the most difficult plastic wastes to collect
Porto Municipality adressed the importance of a more sustainable territorial management in the Atlantic Area urban centres
This study allowed to understand the most urgent social needs and possible pilot actions for social innovation in the Atlantic Area
The event will be carried out following innovative and dynamic methodologies to improve the tools available to promote training and youth entrepreneurship
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10-11.01.2019, Santo Tirso
Young participants will have the opportunity to form new project ideas to interact with Santo Tirso municipaly
Recognition of the importance of new models of political management for the sustainability of the European space
The Joint Secretariat facilities will be closed from 24 December to 01 January 2019 included.
The partnership is committed to bringing together the Atlantic Area Shipbuilding SMEs, promoting the collaboration between them.
Interreg Atlantic Area will participate on this annual event on maritime affairs and blue growth