Our group organised Technology transfer workshop “Lean-proteome towards improved biotechnological processes” 7-th June 2017 at the Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia. We collaborated with Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology (University of Latvia), Latvian Biotechnology Association, Latvian Society of Microbiology and Latvia University of Agriculture.

15:00 Registration and coffee

15:30 Introduction by the coordinator of the project LEANPROT

Raivo Vilu, director of Competence Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies, Tallinn, Estonia

15:40 Collaboration of academia and industry

Juris Vanags, Chairman of the Board of Latvian Biotechnology Association, member of Cleantech

Latvia, Riga, Latvia

15:50 New biotechnological strain design approaches using modeling

Andrus Seiman, Competence Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies, Tallinn, Estonia

Agris Pentjuss, Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia

16:10 Implementation of modeling based strain designs

Peter Neubauer, Technical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Agnieszka Gawin, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

16:30 Work in groups

- engineered strains related bottle-necks and hurdles in biotechnology

- process control related collaboration potential

- ways to improve industry-academia collaboration in biotechnology

- perspectives of E.coli strains in biotechnology

17:20 Group reports