Jan van Beilen

Group of Prof. Yves Poirier
Département de Biologie Moléculaire Végétale
Le Biophore, Quartier Sorge
Université de Lausanne
1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Email: jan.vanbeilen(ad)unil.ch

Kuoni-Haus - Office Mich Hertig
Neugasse 6, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 43 541 6152
Mobile +41 79 296 2012
Email: info(ad)vanbeilen.com

List of publications

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Current activities

Science consulting: vanbeilen consulting

EU-PEARLS Dissemination and exploitation officer, desk-researcher

Biocatalysis / Industrial biotechnology: application of oxygenases, dehydrogenases and other enzymes

Plant biotechnology: production of biopolymers and platform chemicals in transgenic plants

Biorenewables: biofuels, microalgae, biomaterials, biopolymers

Science and society: policy, regulations, opinions, ethics

EU-PEARLS: EU-based Production and Exploitation of Alternative Rubber and Latex Sources.
Based in Lausanne, Group Yves Poirier

FP7 Project supported by the European Commission from April 2008 to mid-2012. Special topics: by-products and socioeconomic aspects, communication

Past activities

2006-07: Desk-researcher for biopolymers and platform chemicals in

1994-2005: Group-leader at the ETH Zürich

EPOBIO: Realising the Economic Potential of Sustainable Resources - Bioproducts from Non-food Crops.
Based in Lausanne, Group Yves Poirier

EPOBIO was a research policy-oriented FP6 project, supported by the European Commission from November 2005 to December 2007, in collaboration with the USDA.

Project website (not updated since 2005, ETH web archive)

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Institute of Biotechnology (closed in 2006)
8093 Zürich, Switzerland