The poster entitled “Growth study of an E.coli GMO strain incapable of catabolizing lactic acid in mixtures of organic acids and simple sugars” by A. Nastouli, S.I. Patsios, M. Harasek, and A.J. Karabelas from the Chemical Process and Energy Resources Institute of CPERI/CERTH and the Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Bioscience Engineering of TU Wien, received the 1st prize award at the Biorefine Conference “The role of biorefineries in European agriculture”, which was organized by the Biorefine Cluster Europe and took place in Ghent, Belgium on 30 and 31 May 2022. The presented study, in the context of the R&D project “AgRefine: A Disruptive Innovative Cooperative Entrepreneurial (DICE) education, training and skills development programme rolling out the next generation of Agri Biorefinery and Valorisation Bioeconomy leaders”, was financially supported by the European Union through Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (GA: 860477).
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