NeuroProof was established in 2007 as a spinoff of the University of Rostock's animal physiology department in northern Germany. Its founders, Alexandra Gramowski and Olaf Schröder, have won international recognition for research that may lead to the development of new pain-relief drugs.
It pays to know about wine when you live in Spain’s La Rioja region, where grapes have been harvested since the Phoenicians. A small biotech company from Logroño sells nano-biosensors to the food and wine industries. Thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network, they are now testing two portable analysers made by Biorealis, a high-tech company from Bratislava, Slovakia.