Co-financing of pre-implementation works for 5 research teams under the innovation incubator 4.0 project

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pre-implementation works, analysed and approved decisions concerning submitted applications, as a result of which co-financing was granted to 5 teams conducting pre-implementation research at the University of Gdańsk.

Under the Innovation Incubator 4.0 project funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (POIR 2014-2020) on the initiative of the Consortium composed of Medical University of Gdańsk (Leader), University of Gdańsk (Partner), Centrum Innowacji Medycznych Sp. z o.o. On January 21, 2021, a meeting of the Investment Committee was held, whose task is to approve decisions on co-financing pre-implementation works. During the meeting, applications for pre-implementation works submitted in the call announced by the Technology Transfer Centre UG were evaluated.

The members of the Committee analysed and approved decisions on the submitted applications, as a result of which funding was awarded to 5 teams conducting the following pre-implementation research at the University of Gdańsk:

1. An immunogenic vaccine against HCV and/or HBV - evaluation of vaccine efficacy in vivo by passive immunization of chimeric mice

Project leader: dr Katarzyna Grzyb, Interuniversity Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed

Acquired funding: PLN 100,000.00

2. Optimisation of the formulation and testing the in vivo activity of a formulation for the treatment of bacterial wound infections based on a synergistic combination of silver and naphthoquinones

Project Manager: dr Marta Krychowiak -Maśnicka, Interuniversity Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed

Acquired funding: PLN 100,000.00

3. 5-Iodo-4-thio-2'-deoxyuridine as a radiosensitizer in radiotherapy of breast and prostate cancer. Studies on a xenograft model using chicken embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) and mouse

Project leader: prof. dr hab. Janusz Rak, Department of Chemistry UG

Acquired funding: PLN 100,000.00

4. Innovative functional materials for CO2 separation

Project Manager: prof. dr hab. Adriana Zaleska - Medynska, Faculty of Chemistry UG

Acquired funding: PLN 100,000.00 / condition - successful completion of the first stage of work/

5. Detection of pectinolytic bacteria of the species Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp.carotovorum, Pectobacterium atrosepticum and Dickeya spp. in plant material using the Multiplex PCR method - integration with ISO 14001:2015 system

Project manager: prof. dr hab. Ewa Łojkowska, Interuniversity Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed

Acquired funding: PLN 30,000.00

We heartily congratulate the winners.

Julia Bereszczyńska / Press Office of University of Gdańsk