Press releases

  • OPTIBIOCAT workshop at EFIB 2015

    OPTIBIOCAT workshop at EFIB 2015

    19.11.2015 - The OPTIBIOCAT partners brought together experts in the field of enzyme expression in Pichia strains for their second workshop, which was held on the 27th October at the "European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy 2015" (EFIB) in Brussels – one of Europe’s largest and most important gatherings for the industrial biotechnology sector. More

  • Workshop: Enzyme expression in Pichia pastoris

    Workshop: Enzyme expression in Pichia pastoris

    19.08.2015 - The yeast Pichia pastoris has become a substantial workhorse in the biotechnology. P. pastoris is a well-established protein expression host mainly applied for the production of biopharmaceuticals and industrial enzymes. The OPTIBIOCAT partners will bring together experts in the field of enzyme expression in P. pastoris for their second workshop which will be held on the 27th October at the "European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy 2015" (EFIB) in Brussels. More

  • Greener cosmetics: Innovating cosmetics production

    Greener cosmetics: Innovating cosmetics production

    14.05.2014 - Satisfying the increasing consumer demand for natural and eco-friendly cosmetics will be a challenge for the beauty industry. The new EU-project OPTIBIOCAT aims to replace chemical techniques currently used for the production of cosmetics with energy-efficient and eco-friendly biocatalysts. More

  • Coordinator Contact

    Dr. Vinceza Faraco


    Prof. Dr. Vincenza Faraco

    University of Naples “Federico II”
    Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo Via Cintia, 4
    IT-80126 Napoli
    Phone: +39 081674315/679895
    vfaraco(at)unina.it

  • Media Contact

    Laura Griestop


    Laura Griestop

    BIOCOM AG
    Lützowstr. 33-36
    10785 Berlin
    Germany
    Phone: +49 30 2649 2157
    info(at)bio-step.eu