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Center for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control (CO BIK)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Center of Excellence for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control
Address:
Velika pot 22, Nova Gorica, PO: SI-5000 (Slovenia)
Location
Velika pot 22, Nova Gorica, PO: SI-5000 (Slovenia)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
Slovenia
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2009
Contacts
Contact Person
Koncilja Rebeka
Position:
CEO
Scientific Description
Centre of Excellence for Biosensors, Instrumentation and Process Control, established in 2009, is a private found research institution that employs 87 highly qualified researchers from the most challenging and promising fields, such as bio-chemistry, bio-instrumentation, optics and advanced new cleaning processes in pharmacy.
The Centre consists of six laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and currently runs 20 research projects.
All laboratories are horizontally bounded through Laboratory for Open Innovation Systems that provides basic business knowledge and sets a model of innovations acceleration.
The focus of the Centre is to create cutting-edge solutions and implement them both, into partners' industrial processes or upgrade them through new partnership. This focus results in a broad, world-wide network.
In the near future some of the projects will result in creating spin-offs.

RI Keywords
Timing and synchronization, Biosensor technologies, Open innovation systems, Purification of bio-molecules and nano-particlestime, Advanced materials systems, Critical networks and control systems
Classifications
RI Category
Software Service Facilities
Structural Biology Facilities
Electrical and Optical Engineering Facilities
Materials Synthesis or Testing Facilities
Scientific Domain
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Information Science and Technology
Biological and Medical Sciences
Services
Theoretical and practical education in bioenegineering, microbiology, bacterial genetics, and biosafety
Multiphysics and multiscale simulations of materials and processes
Characterisation of nanomaterials
Development of new nanostructured materials
Management of RTD projects
Consulting in biosafety practices
Process optimisation
Optimization of bacterial production organism (productivity, resistance against bacteriophages, …)
Downstream process development for proteins, viruses, plasmid DNA
Bioprocess monitoring and analytics
Upstream process development for proteins, viruses, plasmid DNA
Modelling of processes based on artificial intelligence
Equipment
Oscilloscope
Liquid Chromatography–Mass Spectrometer
Spectrofluorometer
Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer
Microplate Reader
X-Ray Diffractometer
Impact
Societal Grand Challenges
Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine research and the bio-economy
Funding
National Public Funding Organisations
Center of Excellence
Date of last update: 06/03/2017