Conference Programme

Marine Biotechnology - marine products for health 

Organised by University of Gothenburg and Region Västa Götaland through Maritime Cluster of West Sweden

When: September 19, 2019
Where: Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20, Gothenburg
Conference language: English

PROGRAMME

09:00 Registration and coffee/tea

09:30 Welcome and introduction
Anders Blomberg, University of Gotehnburg

Theme 1: MARINE DRUGS
Chair person: Anders Blomberg, University of Gotehnburg

09:35 Marine bioprospecting
Espen Hanssen, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science,Tromsö, Norway

10:10 Pharmacognosy on marine organisms - cyclic peptides from marine worms
Ulf Göransson, Dept. of Pharmacognacy, Uppsala University

10:45 Molecules from marine macroalgae with potential as medicine
Göran Nylund, Dept. of Marine Sciences, Univ. Gothenburg/Kosteralg AB 

11:00 Cholinesterase inhibitors from marine organisms
Johan Svenson, RISE

11:15 Local company - TBA

11:30 SPEED-TALKS Short (3 min; 3 slides) presentations from researchers and companies

12:15 LUNCH

Theme 2: MARINE MEDTECH
Chair person: Johan Svensson, RISE

Keynote Speaker
13:15  Bioactivity of marine gelatin gels
Kurt Draget, Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU, Norway

13:50 The hagfish slime a new innovative material of marine origin
Mattias Berglin, RISE

14:05 Exploring algae as food ingredients to aid swallowing
Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, RISE

14:20 Local researcher - TBA

14:35 Local company - TBA

14:50 COFFEE/TEA- WITH SPEED DATING planned meeting during the coffee-break

15:45 Bibliometry - marine biotechnology in Gothenburg, Sweden and the world
Bo Jarneving, Univ. of Gothenburg 

16:00 Marine biotechnology - the regional perspective
Jessica Hjerpe Olausson, Maritime expert, Region Västra Götaland

16:20 Final comments
Johan Svensson, RISE

16:30 End

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