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Who is there?
- ACIESBIO – contract research organisation offering research to product development, process and DSP and cover all key development steps for efficient production of biosynthetic natural products, their semi-synthetic derivatives, or entirely synthetic compounds. optimization of bioprocesses up to 150L pilot scale and integrated DSP technologies
- Algen – Algae technology centre active in several EU projects on algae.
- University of Ljubljana (UL)– NEMO FP7 project
The SICRIS database gives a good overview of Slovenian research capabilities though there does not seem to be any researchers in it working on industrial biotechnology. The following institutes may have industrial biotechnology capability:
- Centre for Excellence for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control (COBIK)
- The Jožef Stefan Institute – research and development of new technologies (nanotechnology, biotechnology, communication technology, computer technology and knowledge technologies, environmental technologies and reactor technologies)
- The National Institute of Chemistry – current basic research work covers four areas: biotechnology and medicinal (and nutritional) chemistry; materials and engineering; protection of the environment and analytical chemistry; as well as structural and computer chemistry.
Other Industrial Biotechnology relevant Associations and Networks
- Slovenian Biochemical Society, Ljubljana, Slovenija
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The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS) and particularly the Science division as part of the Directorate for Higher education and Science, defines the expert bases for the adoption of political documents in the field of research policy and plans the required financial resources for research. The financing of research activities is mainly implemented through the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and the Slovenian Technology Agency (TIA).