We are searching for structural colour in fungi. Please see Journal of Fungi for details.
21 February 2021
26 November 2020
23 November 2020
Congratulation to the iGEM Athens 2020 team for receiving the Silver medal award for the first phase of the competition and for the Best Undergraduate Project Promotion Video award.
2 September 2020
The cell organization underlying structural colour is involved in Flavobacterium IR1 predation.
Hamidjaja R, Capoulade J, Catón L, Ingham CJ. ISME J. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1038/s41396-020-00760-6.
14 March - 14 June 2020
Studio Olafur Eliasson and Hoekmine collaborated to produce works of art that will be on display during Olafur Eliasson’s upcoming solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.
1 March 2020
With Prof H. Smidt, WUR; Prof Elvin Karana, Delft University; Protospace; Hogeschool Utrecht; Hoekmine BV. This project facilitates the integration of Structural Colour into art and design processes and is intended to make creative use of new colours accessible to all.
31 January 2020
30 January 2020
This project develops the photonic properties of life in academic and industrial fields. Alvaro Escobar Doncel has joined Hoekmine to develop sustainable, structurally coloured materials from bacteria.
1 December 2019
PhD studentship position available starting early 2020 to work on the molecular genetics of structural colour in Flavobacteria (and biotech applications) within the ITN Marie Sklodowska-Curie network BEEP. Interested candidates should send an application before December 1st, 2019. For informal inquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
19-27 October 2019
Hoekmine will contribute structural coloured materials with Lab in Progress exhibit of one of our collaborator an independent designer Emma van der Leest.
4 October 2019
Hoekmine and our structural colour are featured in Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London newsletter
20 September 2019
On how structural colour in bacteria can be used within the design community.
18-21 September 2019
Hoekmine will contribute coloured materials based around structural colour in bacteria to the Material Studio with 100% Design.
A consortium of scientists (Wageningen University Dept. Microbiology lead by Professor Hauke Smidt), fabricators (Protospace), designers (lead by Prof Elvin Karana, Dept Industrial Design, Delft University), educators (Hogeschool Utrecht) and industry (Hoekmine BV) have obtained funding for a project that allows artists and scientists to create new processes and materials based around structurally coloured bacteria that form the basis of the Hoekmine technology.
1 August 2019
This is part of the BEEP ITN consortium lead by Silvia Vignolini (Cambridge University, UK).
29 July 2019
14 May 2019
14 May 2019
18 November 2018
10 July 2018
2 March 2018
22 February 2018