2019 Cohort

4 year projects from October 2019 to October 2023

Joseph Barry

Lean biomanufacture of surface-binding proteins for multi-functional coatings

Newcastle University

Dr. Jem Stach

Centre for Process Innovation ltd

Simeon Hubbard

Development of workflows for O-glycan profiling and structural characterisation of biopharmaceuticals

University of York

Prof. Jane Thomas-Oates


Zenam Sadiq

Chitin valorisation via enzymatic deacetylation

University of Edinburgh

Prof. Dominic Campopiano

CuanTec Ltd

Thomas Reed

Carbon Capture Using Engineered Bacteria

Newcastle University

Prof. Frank Sargent

Drochaid Research Services

Chloe Reihill

Embedding novel sensor technologies into downstream processing for manufacture of biopharmaceuticals

University of Manchester

Prof. Peter Gardner, Prof. Alan Dickson, Dr. Alex Henderson

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Ingrid Herdzik

Reducing the burden of recombinant protein production through experimental evolution

University of York

Dr. Caroline Calvert

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

James Donaldson

Synthetic Promoters for CHO cells engineering

University of Edinburgh

Prof. Susan Rosser

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Mariachiara Conti

3D printed devices for the separation of biologics

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Simone Dimartino

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Molly Keith-Baker

Understanding the development of Industrial strain lineages

University of Strathclyde

Dr. Paul Hoskisson


Elmira Mohit

Development of stable platform strains for improved clavulanic acid production

University of Strathclyde

Dr. Paul Herron


Frederica Casolari

Developing a carbazole-base biosensor for the measurement of methacrylate intermediates

University of Aberdeen

Dr. Hai Deng


Florentina Winklemann

A new biological route for large scale manufacture of methacrylic acid from renewable feedstocks

University of Edinburgh

Prof. Chris French