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Molecular Tools for Nucleic Acid Manipulation for Biological Intervention

Objective

MMbio will bridge the classically separate disciplines of Chemistry and Biology by assembling leading experts from academia and non-academic partners (industry, technology transfer & science communication) to bring about systems designed to interfere therapeutically with gene expression in living cells. Expertise in nucleic acid synthesis, its molecular recognition and chemical reactivity is combined with drug delivery, cellular biology and experimental medicine. This project represents a concerted effort to make use of a basic and quantitative understanding of chemical interactions to develop and deliver oligonucleotide molecules of utility for therapy. Our chemical biology approach to this field is ambitious in its breadth and represents a unqiues opportunity to educate young scientists across sectorial and disciplinary barriers. Training will naturally encompass a wide range of skills, requiring a joint effort of chemists and biologists to introduce young researchers in a structured way to and array of research methodologies that no single research grouping could provide. The incorporation of early-stage and later stag ebiotechnology enterprises ensures that commercialisation of methodologies as well as the drug development process is covered in this ITN. We hope that MMBio will train scientists able to understand both the biological problem and the chemistry that holds the possible solution and develop original experimental approaches to stimulate European academic and commercial success in this area.

Coordinator

THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Net EU contribution
€ 546 575,76
Address
Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge
United Kingdom

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Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (12)

JOHANN WOLFGANG GOETHE-UNIVERSITAET FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 249 216,48
Address
Theodor W Adorno Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt Am Main

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 263 659,32
Address
Nobels Vag 5
17177 Stockholm

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
REGION STOCKHOLM
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 263 659,32
Address
Hantverkargatan 45
104 22 Stockholm

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 250 560,00
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent

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Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen Arr. Gent
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 516 122,64
Address
Via 8 Febbraio 2
35122 Padova

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Region
Nord-Est Veneto Padova
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 546 575,76
Address
Firth Court Western Bank
S10 2TN Sheffield

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Region
Yorkshire and the Humber South Yorkshire Sheffield
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SP PROCESS DEVELOPMENT AB

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Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 29 295,48
Address
Po Box 857
501 15 Boras

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Region
Södra Sverige Västsverige Västra Götalands län
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAET BERN
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 265 226,76
Address
Hochschulstrasse 6
3012 Bern

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Bern / Berne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
TURUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 269 145,36
Address
Yliopistonmaki
20014 Turku

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Region
Manner-Suomi Etelä-Suomi Varsinais-Suomi
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MEDIMMUNE LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 273 287,88
Address
Milstein Building Granta Park
CB21 6GH Cambridge

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Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ASTRAZENECA AB
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 263 659,32
Address
Vastra Maelarhamnen
151 85 Sodertaelje

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 234 363,84
Address
Brinellgatan 4
501 15 Boras

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Region
Södra Sverige Västsverige Västra Götalands län
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Partners (6)

Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

OLIGOMER SCIENCES AB
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Sveavagen 18a
182 60 Djursholm

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

ANANAS NANOTECH
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Via Altinate 120
35121 Padova

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Est Veneto Padova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

DROP-TECH LTD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Canterbury Street, Canterbury Court 91
CB4 3QU Cambridge

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

SYNTHENA AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Freiestrasse 3
3012 Bern

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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Bern / Berne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

CAMBRIDGE ENTREPRISE LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Charles Babbage Road Hauser Forum 3
CB3 0GT Cambridge

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Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
43-44 Crutched Friars
EC3N 2AE London

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Region
London Inner London — West Camden and City of London
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00