Advisory Board meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia
Advisory Board meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia

7th June 2022

The third COMPETE Advisory Board meeting was organized during the Implementation of Microreactor Technology in Biotechnology - IMTB 2022 conference, which was held from 5 to 8th June 2022 in Portorož, Slovenia. A long-term vision of the center and possible collaboration were discussed. 

COMPETE members participation in the Labs to Market program
COMPETE members participation in the Labs to Market program

26th May 2022

Employees from the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the University of Ljubljana, the Chair of Micro Process Engineering and Technology of the University of Ljubljana, and the National Institute of Chemistry will participate in the LUI program »Labs to Market« from 26 May on.

Days of Chemical Sciences and Technical Safety
Days of Chemical Sciences and Technical Safety

12th April 2022

Members of the COMPETE team cooperated at the Days of Chemical Sciences and Technical Safety organized by the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology from April 12-14th 2022 in Technical Museum Bistra.  Workshops on Graphene – super material and Microreactors – a novel approach to material synthesis were presented to elementary and high school students.

Second research fellow selection
Second research fellow selection

1st February 2022

After a couple of rounds of interviews, we have selected our second research fellow, Milan Obradović, MSc in chemical engineering. He is a hard-working young researcher at Faculty of Medicine, where they are focusing on development of new systems for high-throughput single-cell analysis.

New website
New website

31st January 2022

With sweat and blood, and happy tears we announce our brand new website! Here is where we will post our progress, future events, project collaboration, and much more. We hope you like our new digital face, as much as we do. Happy browsing!

First research fellow selection
First research fellow selection

1st December 2021

Our COMPETE research and development center would not be a research center without researchers. We are pleased to announce that we have selected the first junior fellow researcher, Borut Šketa, MSc in chemical engineering. He is a very talented bright mind, with an interest in biotransformation, enzyme immobilization, and microfluidics.

TechConnect Europe
TechConnect Europe

1st November 2021

We visited the TechConnect Europe event at Malmö, Sweden from November 15-17, where our Chair Holder met up with different experts from the field of applied research and early-stage technologies from universities, labs, and startups.

Project Manager selection
Project Manager selection

1st September 2021

After a couple of rounds of interviews, we have finally selected a candidate for the Project Manager position, Blažka Orel, MSc. She has years of experience working in the life science industry, therefore, her knowledge will help us nourish a more entrepreneurial mindset that could bring new collaborations with industry partners.

COMPETE Chair Holder selection
COMPETE Chair Holder selection

1st April 2021

We are honored to welcome our new ERA Chair Holder of COMPETE project, Tadej Kokalj, PhD. He and his team will contribute to promoting knowledge transfer and establishing research collaboration between various stakeholders within the COMPETE center.

»I have an interest in bringing technology closer to people and I believe our academia has a huge innovation potential.«