On Friday 2 June 2023, the final meeting of the PEPSYN (Green Techniques in Peptide Synthesis) research project was held at the University of Nicosia. The meeting was attended by the academic and research staff involved in the project from both Biogena A.P.I. Ltd and the University of Nicosia.
In the PEPSYN (Green Techniques in Peptide Synthesis) project, the collaborating partners collaborated, set common goals and carried out a research project that links the cutting-edge knowledge and technology of the Peptide Chemistry Laboratory of the Pharmacy Programme of the University of Nicosia with the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Biogena A.P.I. Ltd. This project involved the transfer of knowledge and innovation intensity from academic laboratories to the pharmaceutical industry, linking research with entrepreneurship and the economy, enhancing productivity, competitiveness, and extroversion of companies exporting new high value-added products such as pharmaceuticals.
At the opening of the meeting, Dr. Yiannis Sarigiannis, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, welcomed the participants, thanked the researchers involved in the project for their contribution to its successful completion, stressed that this project is expected to contribute to the mobilization of a wider scientific potential in the field of the pharmaceutical industry and referred to the results of the project. During the meeting, he gave an extensive presentation of the project, presented the objectives, their implementation stages and the final results. At the end of the meeting, the partners shared their joy and highlighted their desire for continuation in new projects with real impact on the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Industry and the Cyprus territory.
The PEPSYN project was funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU from the Recovery Fund under the INNOVOUCHER/0722 call under the Collaborative Development Programme and overseen by the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF).
Source: University of Nicosia I News (https://shorturl.at/lrtUX)