Microvi Selected by NIH to Participate in BIO International Convention
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen Microvi Biotechnologies to participate in this month’s 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, the company announced today. The highly coveted sponsorship follows years of successful work with the federal agency based on Microvi’s innovative biocatalytic solutions.
“Hard-to-treat water contaminants like 1,4-dioxane continue to pose major challenges for safeguarding public health, and we’re excited to have this opportunity to showcase our technological achievements in the field,” said Ameen Razavi, Director of Innovation Research at Microvi.
At the convention, the world’s largest biotechnology gathering, Microvi will be part of the Innovation Zone, a hub for the most promising biotech companies to exhibit their novel technologies. All of the companies in the zone have been competitively selected by the NIH or NSF to meet strict guidelines about their technologies and commercialization potential.
Microvi’s participation is being sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), which is part of the NIH.
The BIO convention will feature more than 1,700 exhibitors and thousands of organizations, including leading biotech companies, academic institutions, government agencies and major research labs.
It will run from June 15-18 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
About the NIEHS
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is a world leader in environmental health sciences, with the mission of promoting human health by discovering how the environment affects people. The NIEHS is based in North Carolina and is part of the National Institutes of Health.
Microvi is a green technology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area that delivers next-generation biotechnologies for the water, wastewater and renewable chemical industries. Microvi offers commercial technologies around the world to reduce waste, increase productivity and provide disruptive economics across the value chain. Learn more at www.microvi.com.
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