Opportunities for Horizon Europe partnerships in Bio-Nano-Science/Technologies

  • Workshop format: hybrid – on-site & on -line on Zoom; location: Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Biology and Geology, Zoology Lecture Hall, Cluj-Napoca, Clinicilor Street 5-7;
  • Date: 11. November 2022
  • Scope: building/consolidation of partnerships, facilitating writing, application and/or implementations of projects/proposals within Horizon Europe
  • Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/91583379360?pwd=N0RUOVFyeDVRTVZyZHBBdFY2M20vZz09


  • 9:00-9:20: Prof. Dan Tudor LAZĂR, Vice-Rector and Project Manager CeSO 2020 UBB (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO), Prof. Adrian PETRUȘEL, Vice-Rector and Coordinator of CeSO 2020 UBB (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO)
    Introduction to Support Center Horizon Europe 2020 – CeSO2020: aims and activities 

Chair: Prof. László POPPE (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, HU)

  • 9:20-9:40 Project leader ENABLE-IMI european program (University of Oxford, UK) -on-line
    Inside view of scientific and technical implementation the ENABLE-IMI projects, keywords: antibiotic- development, public-private consortia, project implementation
  • 9:40-10:00  Prof. Csaba PAIZS (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO) – on-site
    Enzymology and Applied Biocatalysis Research Center – research topics & european perspectives
  • 10:00-10:20 Dr. Adorján CRISTEA (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO) – on-site
    Production of biopolyesters by halophiles: challenges and opportunities.
  • 10:20-10:40 Dr. Cristian Andrei GAL (TEVA Pharmaceuticals, HU) – on-site
    Introduction of TEVA, biocatalysis in the R&D and in the production

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

Chair: Prof. Lucian BAIA (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO)

  • 11:00-11:20 Dr. Ioan BOTIZ (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO) – on-site
    An inside view on scientific and administrative implementations of ITN/DN projects
  • 11:20-11:40 Prof. Igor PLAZL (University Ljubljana, SI) – on-line
    Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification
  • 11:40 -12:00 Prof. Polona ZNIDARSIC PLAZL (University Ljubljana, SI) – on-line
    Microbioreactors – powerful tools for bioprocess development
  • 12:00 -12:20 Dr. Luiza BUIMAGA-IARINCA (Institutul National de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Tehnologii Izotopice si Moleculare Cluj-Napoca, RO) – on-site
    Development of quantum technologies in Romania. Challenges and perspectives
  • 12:20-12:40 Open discussion

12:40-14:00 Lunch break / informal discussions

Chair: Dr. László Csaba BENCZE (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO)

  • 14:00-14:20 Dr. Zoltán KIS (University of Sheffield, UK)  – on-line –
    “Innovating mRNA vaccine and therapeutic production processes”
  • 14:20-14:40 Dr. Mihaela POP (TeraCrystal, RO) – on-line
    TeraCrystal – your valuable partner in solid-state research leading to effective nanoformulation strategies
  • 14:40-15:00 Prof. Lucia GARDOSSI and Dr. Anamaria TODEA (University of Trieste, IT)– on-line
    Computational and applied biocatalysis for the sustainable synthesis of polyesters: experiences and challenges within European Projects

15:00-15:20 Coffee break

Chair: Prof. Horia BANCIU (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO)

  • 15:20-15:40 Dr. Szilárd FEJÉR (Provitam, RO) – on-site
    Research and development at a private clinical laboratory – challenges and opportunities”, keywords: innovative diagnostics, private-public partnerships
  • 15:40-16:00 Dr. Alina SESĂRMAN (Babeș-Bolyai University, RO) – on-site
    Tumor-targeted therapies based on liposomal formulations

16:00 Closing talk & conclusions