DARWIN obtains a CREATEC project to develop probiotics for aquaculture

Funding: Grant for a Technology-Based Business Creation Project (CREATEC-CV 2018) (file IMCBTA/2018/8), funded by Institut Valencià de Competitivitat Empresarial (IVACE) co-financed with funds from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Amount: 67,223.24 €. The increase in the global demand for fish implies the need of sustainable development in the aquaculture industry. To this end, the … Read more

“Darwin is an international reference in the study of microorganisms that produce biogas”, Manuel Porcar at the VLC/STARTUP Awards

Manuel Porcar, founder and CEO of Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence, participated in the VLC/STARTUP Awards ceremony on February 25, giving the presentation “DARWIN: (r)evolution at the public-private interface”. The event, organized by the Fundació Parc Científic Universitat de València, was inaugurated by the Director of the University of Valencia Science Park, Juan José Borrás Almenar, the … Read more

DARWIN assists the Digital Summit 2021, organized by Startup Valencia

On December 15 th and 16th, the Digital Summit 2021 was held in the city of Valencia, an event organized by Startup Valencia. The main objective of the organization was to demonstrate how technology, innovation and digitalization can change and transform our daily lives. The event, held at the emblematic Oceanogràfic of Valencia, collected the … Read more

The Spanish Microbiome Project: a groudbreaking work coordinated by DARWIN

Proyecto Microbioma Español

The results of the Spanish Microbiome Project, carried out with the Instituto Central Leche de la Nutrición Personalizada and the Cátedra Extraordinaria Central Lechera Asturiana-UCM have just been published. This is the first work that studies the composition of the “normal” intestinal microbiome (of healthy individuals) in a Mediterranean country like Spain, which has one … Read more

DARWIN develops an additive for the food of fisheries associated to aquaculture


DARWIN obtains its second CREATEC-CV project to develop an additive that improves the health of fish produced for human consumption, while minimizing the use of antibiotics. This project acquires special importance in the sustainability sector given the current and growing demand for fish. The project, finantially aided by IVACE and co-financed with ERDF funds, is … Read more

DARWIN attends the SOUTH SUMMIT 2021, a global platform of innovation that connects startups, corporations and investors

On November 4th, 2021, Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence had the opportunity to attend the South Summit 2021, organized in Valencia this year. This event is considered an international innovation platform that connects startups, corporations and investors. The main objective of this event is to connect people by driving innovation and generating unique business opportunities. South Summit … Read more

DARWIN attends the BIO Night 2021, organised by BIOVAL

DARWIN attended, on October 28th, 2021, the Bio-Night, organized by the BIOVAL Cluster. BIOVAL is the Association of Companies and Entities of the BIO sector that includes Biotechnology, Biomedicine and Bioeconomy, and that constitute the cluster of the Valencian Community. It was created in 2006 and since then it has energized the BIO sector, acting … Read more

ELIIT project: DARWIN and HOSBO join forces to develop VEGANMAT, a bacterial-cellulose based material that simulates leather


The ELIIT project supports SMEs in textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) to improve their competitiveness and, at the same time, help them integrate new technologies into innovative or high added vallued products, processes or services. Recently, the  proposal between Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence S.L. and Hijos De Oscar Botella Sempere S.L. to develop a new … Read more

Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence wins the Business Career Award organised by CEEI and IVACE

On October 5, 2021, Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence S.L received the first prize in the Business Career category of the 24th Edition of the CEEI-IVACE Valencia 2021 Awards. The award was presented by Júlia Company and the CEEI President, Raúl Royo. Company has highlighted the “courage of all the companies that opt for the awards, the … Read more