DARWIN, winner of the Santander X Spain Award 2021 (Accelerate category)

Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence is the winner of the Accelerate category of the Santander X Spain Award 2021. This award is structured in two categories: to promote the best business ideas in the early phases and the best Spanish startups already established. Reaching the final phase has been a highly competitive process. Of all the initiatives … Read more

Interview with Manuel Porcar, President of DARWIN, by AGORA: Aragón Radio

Manuel Porcar, President of Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence, is one of the winners of the IgNobel 2021 prize in Ecology. He was interviewed on September 17, curiously on the International Day of Microorganisms, by the Ágora section of Aragón Radio. In this interview, he explains the usefulness of microorganisms in the industry and in our day to … Read more

DARWIN participates in the new project ENTOMOPLAST: Insect microbiomes as a tool for the recycling plastic waste from multilayer packaging

Darwin Bioprospecting is one of the partners that will carry out,  with the University of Valencia and AIMPLAS, the ENTOMOPLAST project: “Insect microbiomes as a tool for the recycling of plastic waste from multilayer packaging”. This project will be carried out thanks to the funding received by the Generalitat Valenciana, the Valencian Agency for Innovation … Read more

DARWIN attends the final event of the BIOROBOOST project: «An evening by the sea»

“BIOROBOOST: fostering synthetic biology standardization through international collaboration” is a European project coordinated by the University of Valencia whose main objective is to promote the standardization of synthetic biology through international collaboration and debate. On September 16th, 2021, the closing event of the BioRoboost project took place, sp in the Veles e Vents building of … Read more

Darwin has developed Masa Mater, an instant sourdough for making homemade bread

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This product is a market pioneer and it’s available on Amazon At Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence we have created Masa Mater, an ecological sourdough preparation that can be used to bake sourdough bread in only a few hours. With our product, you can make high quality bead almost instantly, as it doesn’t require the preparation and … Read more

DARWIN is participating the European project ENZYCLE

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Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence S.L. is participating in the European project ‘Microbial ENZYmes for treatment of non-recyCLEd plastic fractions’ (ENZYCLE), a 4-year BBI-RIA that has been funded by the European Commission with 4.5 M€. The main objective of this project is to valorise non-recyclable plastic fractions though enzymatic processes with the goal of obtaining added-value products. … Read more

Adriel Latorre has published an article on Oxford Nanopore’s blog

Our head of the genomics department, Adriel Latorre, has published a guide on metagenomic analysis on Oxford Nanopore (ONT)’s blog. The article is based on results previously published on bioRxiv. In this work, Latorre-Pérez et al., compares available methods for the assembly of metagenomes from ONT sequences and discusses some key aspects that could improve … Read more

SEMiPyP has awarded DARWIN the ‘best oral communication’ prize

The Spanish Society for Microbiota, Probiotics and Prebiotics (SEMiPyP) has awarded DARWIN the prize for ‘best oral communication on clinical trials’ at the workshop that took place in Granada on 12-14th February 2020. The oral communication was presented by our colleague Adriel Latorre, head of the genomics department. The SEMiPyP is a scientific organization that … Read more