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Further Success for CIT Researchers - €2.4 million SeaRefinery Project

Further Success for CIT Researchers - €2.4 million SeaRefinery Project

Published on: Thursday, 12 November 2015

Dr Helen O’Shea, Senior Lecturer Department in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Dr Hugh McGlynn, Head of School of Science and Informatics, are part of a  €2.4 million  project titled: “SeaRefinery - The Seaweed Biorefinery for high value added products”, with partners from Denmark, Belgium, Norway and Iceland.

This Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MarineBiotech) funded Project is a an Industry-Academia venture that recognises that Europe’s marine ecosystems and organisms as largely unexplored, understudied and under-utilised.

CIT’s involvement will be to investigate the potential health benefits of marine derived products.

 

Dr Helen O’Shea, Senior Lecturer Department in the Department of Biological Sciences and Dr Hugh McGlynn, Head of School of Science and Informatics pictured at the Danish Technological Institute, Copenhagen.

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