EnginZyme receives Technology Pioneer 2021 Award by World Economic Forum

The Swedish company EnginZyme was awarded the prestigious title of Technology Pioneer 2021 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for their endeavours in advancing sustainable chemical production. Every year, the World Economic Forum recognizes companies from all over the world that are pioneers in the field of new technologies and innovations. We congratulate our INTERfaces members Karim Engelmark Cassimjee and Alexey Volkov on this big achievement!

Prof. Lucia Gardossi is awarded the International Technovisionaire 2020 Prize

Promoted by Women & Tech – Association of Women and Technologies, the Tecnovisionarie® International Award 2020, a special Research and Science Award, was assigned to Lucia Gardossi, professor of the Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Trieste. Congratulations!

The University of Oviedo participates in a European project to generate textiles and bioplastics from natural sources

INTERfaces focuses on the use of chemical compounds from the timber industry and agriculture to obtain others with high added value

EnginZyme raises €6.4M for cell-free synbio

The Stockholm based company claims to be the European hope in the otherwise US-led field of synthetic biology. “We look forward to developing commercial chemical process based on enzymatic cascades, and expanding our technology platform.” says Karim Engelmark Cassimjee, CEO.

Spinchem shares 40 million SEK in research project

The Umeå company Spinchem shares about 40 million SEK in an international research project funded by the European Union.
”This is good timing for SpinChem since our strategy is to create new environmentally friendly, bio-based processes for industry,” says Emil Byström, CEO of Spinchem.

EUR 3.7M for academia and industry to pave the way for sustainable production of chemicals

With EUR 3.7 million from EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, Aarhus University has teamed up with 21 other European industries and universities in a project to create natural and sustainable chemical products by mimicking the metabolism of living organisms.