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GIGA Protein Engineering Group

Solution provided
Technology
Supplier identity
General description

The multidisciplinary research team relies on a international network of academic, scientific and industrial partners (CERM and NanoChem(ULg), CRM Group, Centre de Recherche Public Gabriel Lippmann (Luxembourg),...)

The research program of the team is focused on the production, purification, mutagenesis of bio-active peptides and proteins, on their use to functionalize various materials (organic and inorganic) as well as on the characterization of their interaction with the surfaces.

Type of Supplier
Research Institution
Region
Region of Wallonia, BE
Regional access broker
  • Annick Pierrard, Interface Enterprises-University of Liège
Activity description
Terms of availability for SMEs

We focus on the production, purification, mutagenesis of bio-active peptides and proteins and their coating on organic/inorganic surfaces to provide new functions.
More particularly we use :
1) Genetically Engineered Peptides for Inorganics (GEPI): small peptides that specifically and selectively bind to an inorganic surface.
2) Antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-biofilm peptides or proteins.
3) Bio-adhesive proteins from marine organisms

Training and Staff possibilities
No
Contact information
Name
VAN DE WEERDT
Surname
CECILE
Function
GROUP LEADER
Phone number
+32 (0) 4 366 33 79
Address
1 Avenue de l'Hopital
4000  Liège
Belgium