HOEKMINE IS BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANY LOCATED AT THE iLAB WITHIN THE HOGESCHOOL UTRECHT, NL.
We view microorganisms as complex structured communities that can create valuable commercial products – particularly within colour space.
Our core expertise is within microbiology and the adaptation of microbial colour to biosensors and biomaterials.
HOEKMINE FACILITIES INCLUDE MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORIES.
Our laboratories (ML1 and ML2) within the iLab of the Hogeschool Utrecht have access to bioinformatics, fabrication and imaging with strong scientific and commercial partners.
We have an extensive collection of structural coloured microorganisms, the largest in the world, including mutants and genetically engineered strains.
We supply images and movies to designers and samples of biomaterials to materials collections.
Dr Colin Ingham
15 years management biotech industry
30 years biotechnology experience
Winner Zilveren Zandloper Biotechnology Innovation Prize 2008.
Scientist, Application specialist
14+ years research
8 years lab supervisor & regulatory compliance
Laura Caton Alcubierre
PhD candidate, Molecular biologist with University of Cambridge.
6 years research on genetic modification & bioinformatics
Álvaro Escobar Doncel
PhD candidate, Hogeschool Utrecht and Utrecht University.
Dr Silvia Vignolini
Scientific Advisor, Research Professor Dept. Chemistry University of Cambridge
11+ years research
2013 BBSRC David Philip Fellowship award
2015 ERC Starting Grant award
2018 KINGFA Young Investigator award
2019 Philip Leverhulme prize
The core team is supplemented by commercial and business development networks ( partners )
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