Grants and Awards

08.2016 Poster prize at Biointerfaces International 2016 (Zurich, CH) –  A Protein-Nanocellulose Paper for Sensing Copper Ions at the Nano- to Micromolar Level R Weishaupt, G Siqueira, M Schubert, T Zimmermann, K Maniura-Weber, G Faccio. 

07.2016 Sophie Vanhulle award lecture “Oxidative enzymes for functional material surfaces”

07.2016 SGM travel grant to attend Oxizymes in Wageningen, The Netherlands

07.2014 SGM travel grant to attend Oxizymes in Vienna, Austria

2013 ESF grant to attend the FEBS Workshop “Biological Surfaces and Interfaces“, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Catalonia, Spain (full costs coverage)

2012 Bursary to attend the conference on “Protein Engineering in Biocatalysis”, Institute of Biochemistry, Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany

2012-2014  Postdoc at Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology) with a two year grant from  FP7:People Marie-Curie action COFUND

2010 Selected for the Young Scientist Forum and FEBS 2010 Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden (full costs coverage)

2010-2011  Selected for a 12-months grant by Finnish Cultural Foundation (21000e)

2009-2010  Selected for a 12-months grant by Finnish Cultural Foundation (21000e)

2006-09 Selected as Marie Curie PhD student at the European project ‘Enzymatic tailoring of protein interactions and functionalities in food matrix’ (POE, MEST-CT-2005-020924, see final report to EU here)

2006 Selected at national level for a six-months stay at a European Centre of Excellence with the program UNIPHARMA-GRADUATES 2 within the European program Leonardo da Vinci

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