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Makroporozne polimerne membrane za separacijo biomakromolekul (Slovene)

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
2.04.03  Engineering sciences and technologies  Materials science and technology  Polymer materials 

Code Science Field
2.05  Engineering and Technology  Materials engineering 
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Researchers (18)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  06127  PhD Darinka Brodnjak-Vončina  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2012  617 
2.  12027  PhD Karmen Čuček  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2012  39 
3.  01360  PhD Mihael Drofenik  Chemistry  Researcher  2012  770 
4.  08762  PhD Regina Fuchs-Godec  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2010  235 
5.  35033  PhD Sebastjan Huš  Chemical engineering  Researcher  2012  23 
6.  24387  PhD Maša Islamčević Razboršek  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2010  160 
7.  16429  PhD Mitja Kolar  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2012  618 
8.  28412  PhD Sebastijan Kovačič  Chemical engineering  Junior researcher  2009 - 2011  182 
9.  15501  PhD Peter Krajnc  Chemistry  Head  2009 - 2012  489 
10.  16128  Vesna Lahovnik  Materials science and technology  Technical associate  2009 - 2010  24 
11.  24377  PhD Nika Lendero Krajnc  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2012  96 
12.  20412  PhD Mojca Merhar  Pharmacy  Researcher  2009 - 2011  33 
13.  25663  PhD Muzafera Paljevac  Chemistry  Researcher  2011  128 
14.  12728  PhD Aleš Podgornik  Chemical engineering  Researcher  2009 - 2012  714 
15.  31601  PhD Irena Pulko  Materials science and technology  Researcher  2009 - 2010  149 
16.  30946  PhD Urška Sevšek  Materials science and technology  Junior researcher  2009 - 2012  15 
17.  26266  PhD Vida Smrekar  Biochemistry and molecular biology  Researcher  2009 - 2011  35 
18.  03033  PhD Črtomir Stropnik  Chemistry  Researcher  2009 - 2011  334 
Organisations (2)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0794  University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering  Maribor  5089638012  13,201 
2.  1655  Sartorius BIA Separations L.t.d., Separations technology company  Ajdovščina  1319612  1,238 
Significance for science
Research carried out within the project are of great importance for the development of materials science, as well as for the development of chemical sciences. A new type of macroporous membranes were developed, which contributes to the knowledge in the field of the synthesis of polymer supports, modification of polymer supports, and to the development of science in the field of separation processes in synthetic chemistry and biomedicine. Separation and purification of biomacromolecules (proteins, DNA, viruses) is of utmost importance for the pharmaceutical industry. The use of suitable polymeric supports for these procedures is very important, as it improves the efficiency of the so-called downstream processing. Optimization of polymeric materials for these purposes gives new relevant information on the influences of individual parameters on the synthesis of morphological structure and hence the performance. Research findings of the project will contribute to the development of science in chemistry and the use of polymers. Within the framework of the project, a number of publications in prestigious international journals in the field of polymer science, organic chemistry and separation technologies, were published.
Significance for the country
Project results are of great significance to the Slovenian industry. BIA Separations company is one of the leading developer and producer of polymer supports for the separation technologies which collaborate with the Slovenian pharmaceutical industry (Lek, Krka) in terms of purification of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and viruses. Furthermore, BIA Separations company produces new products in the field of chromatography ("intelligent filters" for production and purification of biomedicines), produces a new generation of polymeric materials for purification and separation of proteins, polynucleotides and vaccines for the needs of pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Therefore, the project results are very useful for the company. BIA Separations d.o.o. is a global high-tech company in the field of biotechnology, which gives researchers the possibility of integration in product developments and is very much involved with higher education institutions. This allows the results of knowledge to transfer and dissemination. Their products are products with a high added value.
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