DEBRA International just launched a call for research proposals: the 'All-Priorities' Research Call   'All-Priorities' Research Call - Deadline 19 April 2017 Current research priorities: Improve our understanding of the biology and genetics of all forms of EB, as better understanding can lead to new approaches to diagnose and treat EB Work towards the development of therapies (including possible gene-therapies, cell- therapies, drug therapies or protein therapies) Understand the nature of wound healing and the development of skin cancer in EB, and seek to develop better treatments and prevention strategies Support clinical care research to improve the management of EB through symptom relief Please click here for more information

FEBS News February

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:55
The FEBS News issue introduces our big event of 2017, and features a few of the outstanding researchers lined up as speakers. We hope you will join us in September for this wonderful opportunity for face to face exchange of knowledge and ideas across the molecular life sciences! Get updated, learn and be inspired: around 120 leading scientists will be speaking in the core scientific programme, and there are extra sessions too for career tips, skills development and wider interest Present your work: contribute to the scientific programme by submitting your abstract for consideration as an oral presentation or poster Deadlines for abstract submission and financial support schemes are getting nearer: check the Congress website for details.   The FEBS YSF – a pre-Congress event organized by young scientists for young scientists – will bring together around 100 talented postdocs and PhD students from across the FEBS area to present…
Develop new, innovative, cross-border and cross-sectorial industrial value chains in the bio-based economy SuperBIO is an innovation project funded by the H2020 call Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains (Innosup 2015-1) managed by EASME (Executive Agency for SMEs). The call aimed for projects with a concrete strategic vision to build new industrial value chains by integrating and supporting groups of SMEs in collaboration with other innovation actors. SuperBIO is committed to build new, innovative, cross border and cross sectorial value chains in the biobased economy. SuperBIO value chains consist of at least three cross-sectorial stakeholders from at least 2 EU member states or H2020 associated countries that are needed to make the innovation in the bioeconomy happen. This typically includes at least a biomass supplier, a converter and an end-user. The project is business oriented: SuperBIO selects promising value chain ideas which are submitted by companies or other industrial…