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Jan-13. SmartCell GMP workshop announced for April 2013. Download the program here.

May-12. SmartCell GMP workshop postponed until the new year. The original program can be downloaded here

March-12. SmartCell partner Plant Advanced Technologies (PAT), a biotech spinoff company from Lorraine University, was honored to receive a visit from future French President François Hollande on March 5th 2012, promoting innovation and the transfer of public research to the private sector.
Plant Advanced Technologies has developed two major platforms, namely PAT plant milking®, a sustainable technology allowing the harvesting of secondary metabolites from hydroponic plant root exudates, and PAT Friday®, the production of recombinant proteins by exploiting the exudation of natural leaf proteins by carnivorous plants.

March-11.SmartCell completes its second annual progress report and publishes a public executive summary which can be downloaded here.

Jan-10. SmartCell publishes its first Project Brochure

Nov-09. SmartCell is in the news!


Link to newspaper text - in English - in Spanish (coming soon)



Nov-09. SmartCell First Annual Meeting in Lleida receives a visit from the Mayor of Lleida.


 The Mayor of Lleida addresses the SmartCell consortium.


SmartCell scientist Prof Anne Osbourn presents the Mayor of Lleida with information about the SAW Trust.


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