Bronze medal for innovation awarded to Dr. Lapanje and Dr. Rijavec


Dr. Lapanje and Dr. Rijavec got awarded for the bronze medal for the innovation entitled “Aggregation of Microbial Cells for Improved Fermentation” at the ARCA international innovation exhibition. The ARCA has been promoting innovation for years, following the example of the world's most prestigious innovation fairs and exhibitions, and is one of the most significant events in the calendar of the International Federation of National Innovative Federations (IFIA).

Newspaper Delo on Drugs in Slovenian Educational Institutions


Using a method of wastewater analysis, researchers of the Organic Analysis Group, led by Prof. Dr. Ester Heath discovered that the most widespread drugs in Slovenian educational institutions are nicotine, alcohol and cannabis. Unfortunately these drugs weren't the only one.

SURFBIO Training School


Online courses on Wet-dry methodologies for studying cell-surface and cell-cell interactions based on system biology will take place on November 8th to 12th, 2021.

ITN MSCA GMOS-Train Meeting at O2


The meeting is taking place from October 6th – 8th  2021, in Ljubljana, in person. This Mid-term Check is an excellent opportunity to get together the whole consortium members and to review all the work done so far, to address all the issues and to discuss future plans.


ERASMUS+ exchange with Kazakhstan


The overall objective was to strenghten the collaboration with Al-Farabi KazNu in the field of environmental radioactivity and gamma spectrometry, development of new approaches in teaching of gamma spectrometry techniques and methods.

Helena Plešnik received Krka award


Her MSc thesis entitled "Determination of bacterial lignin degradation products by liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry" which she worked on as part of the Applause project, was chosen to be awarded the Krka Award for research work at 51st Krka Awards call for best research projects.



WATSON in action


On September 28-29, the first hybrid meeting of the COST Action WATSON ‘WATer isotopeS in the critical zONe’ will take place in Ljubljana.

World Metrology Day


Boosting metrology in food and nutrition benefits Society as a whole and the economy, providing reliable measurements for trade, health, safety, environmental protection, sustainability of agrifood systems and law enforcement, and providing evidence of this reliability.


Call For MSCA ITN FoodTraNet Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Applications


We announce the start of the application period for 15 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) positions offered by the 9 host organisations participating in the MSCA ITN scheme entitled “ Advanced research and Training Network in Food quality, safety and security” (FoodTraNet).