The four-year project OPTIBIOCAT focuses on the development of novel enzymes for the sustainable and cost-effective production of compounds used in the cosmetic industry. OPTIBIOCAT brings together a broad interdisciplinary team of researchers, academics and industry experts and is funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) under the KBBE funding scheme.


  • Growing demand for green cosmetics

    Growing demand for green cosmetics

    18.11.2016 - There is a growing awareness among consumers for the potential side effects of certain substances that are used in cosmetics. When it comes to beauty, many consumers increasingly opt for natural products free of artificial additives that could harm the skin or the environment. More

  • Pichia 2016 Protein Expression Conference

    Pichia 2016 Protein Expression Conference

    05.08.2016 - The Pichia 2016 conference was held in Antalya in April, to discuss latest developments in the Pichia protein. OPTIBIOCAT partner, ProteoNic attended the two-day event, where attendees learned how this extraordinary system has progressed over the last 30 years, producing an ever-expanding variety of novel proteins. More




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