New project ‘AppliSurf’ starts on the 1st of August!

On the 1st of August, a new project will start at InBio.be that focuses on expanding the functional portfolio of biosurfactants. The research partners that will contribute to this project are Ghent University (Faculty Bioscience Engineering InBio.be, Faculty Green Chemistry and Technology SynBioc en Honeybee Valley), Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, Flanders Materials Centre (FLAMAC) Read more about New project ‘AppliSurf’ starts on the 1st of August![…]

Check out our book chapter in ‘Synthetic Biology: Methods and Protocols’

Our new book chapter ‘Transformation of an Exotic Yeast Species into a Platform Organism: A Case Study for Engineering Glycolipid Production in the Yeast Starmerella bombicola’ is published in ‘Synthetic biology: Methods and protocols’. In this chapter, a step-by-step approach on how to transform non-conventional yeasts or fungi into platform organisms is described. The non-conventional glycolipid producing yeast Starmerella bombicola (and Read more about Check out our book chapter in ‘Synthetic Biology: Methods and Protocols’[…]

Regulatory approval of the first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) in Europe

  On the 27 st of March 2018, DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose NV celebrated the regulatory approval of their first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient for infant formula in the European market: 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL)! Human milk oligosaccharides, complex carbohydrates found in breast milk, are an important breakthrough innovation in infant formula, developing a Read more about Regulatory approval of the first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) in Europe[…]

Article: Making Infant Formula More Like Mother’s Milk

Breast milk is the golden standard in nutrition for babies, but for all sorts of reasons, we also need infant formula as an alternative for breast milk. There are some mothers who simply can’t breastfeed or suffer from conditions where breast milk transmits disease. Sometimes a baby is not able to feed on the breast Read more about Article: Making Infant Formula More Like Mother’s Milk[…]