On 16 February 2017 a symposium entitled “Baltic Sea Resources as a Potential for Biotechnology” was held at the University of Gdańsk’s Rector’s Office. The meeting was organised as part of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology ALLIANCE (Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme) Project in which the University of Gdańsk is a partner.
The event, which lasted several hours, was an invitation to exchange knowledge and views, and to initiate cooperation as part of an international project.
As the ALLIANCE project partner the University of Gdansk is organising a one day symposium entitled “Baltic Sea Resources – Potential for Biotechnology”. The event will take place on 16th of February in the Rectorate Building of the University of Gdansk (8 Bazynskiego street, Gdansk, room 411).
On 21 October 2016, as part of the German Week in Gdańsk, the University of Gdańsk hosted workshops on the health protection policy, entitled “HealthCAMPUS – Innovative Health Solutions”, co-organised by BioCon Valley GmbH from Greifswald in Germany and the Technology Transfer Centre of the University of Gdańsk. Amongst the active participants in the event were the University’s Vice-Rector for Development, Prof. Dr hab. Krzysztof Bielawski and the acting Director of the Technology Transfer Centre, Dr Karol Śledzik.
On 15th November 2016 at the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN) an open EurOcean conference took place entitled “Facilitating Transnational Usage of Europe´s Marine Research Infrastructure”. The event was a part of the 16th Steering Committee Meeting of the European Centre for Information on Marine Science.
The ALLIANCE Project (INTERREG BSR) invites all interested in cooperation in blue biotechnology to participate in the #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event, that will take place during 26–27 October 2016 in Helsinki.
The plenary debate ‘Polonya Günleri 2016’ at Istanbul University was opened by a representative of the University of Gdańsk’s Faculty of Languages, Dr Małgorzata Klinkosz from the Institute of Polish Philology with a lecture on the role of nomenclature in creating an image of Turkey and the Turk in Poland: “İzlenimler ve Adlandırmalar Bağlamında Çağdaş Polonya Toplumunda”.
The inauguration lecture during the upcoming international conference, the "7th New England Bio labs Meeting on DNA Restriction and Modification" (NEB Meeting), will be delivered by the Nobel Prize winner Sir Richard Roberts. The conference is due to take place between 24-28 August 2015 in Gdańsk, in an auditorium of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG&MUG on ul. Kładki 24.
The international conference, "Frontiers in Cancer Prevention: Fulfilled Promises, Translational Challenges and Future Directions", will be taking place between 24-26 June 2015 in the University of Gdańsk’s Faculty of Social Sciences.
The event is the result of the co-operation between universities in the Tri-City (University of Gdańsk, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk University of Technology, Polish Academy of Sciences) and in the USA (University of Pittsburgh, University of Oklahoma, University of Colorado).