An Award from Europe to the Spray Project of Near East University

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Added On: 29 September 2020, Tuesday, 08:35
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An Award from Europe to the Spray Project of Near East University

The product, which is being worked on by Near East University within the framework of the protective “Nasal Spray” project, which can be hope in the fight against the new type of coronavirus and in preventing the spread of the virus, received the “Best Product in the Fight Against COVID” award at the European Biotechnology Congress 2020 held in Prague.

According to the information given by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, at the European Biotechnology Congress 2020 award ceremony, the protective “Nasal Spray” project, which has been conducted jointly by Near East University, Perugia University, Erciyes University, and MAGI Group from Italy and of which the development process is in the final stage and expected to neutralize the contamination of the human cells by SARS-Cov-2, has received the “Best Product in the Fight Against COVID” award.

At the European Biotechnology Congress, which has been held every year since 2011 and held at Vienna House Diplomat Hotel as a hybrid congress with 300 participants this year due to the pandemic, Italian MAGI Group Director Dr. Matteo Bertelli, one of the project partners, received the “Best Product in the Fight Against COVID” award given for the protective Nasa Spray Project conducted with the project partnership of Near East University.

Dr. Matteo Bertelli: “I am proud on behalf of my partners…”
Italian MAGI Group representative Dr. Matteo Bertelli stated in his speech during the presentation of the award that he received the award on behalf of all project partners and that he is very proud of this.

Dr. Bertelli: “We are extremely pleased that the protective nasal spray project developed against COVID-19, which we carry out with our partner Near East University and other partners, was awarded in such a congress that focuses on various important disciplines of biotechnology and its applications for the improvement of health and life quality worldwide. We are proud on behalf of all our project partners for developing such a project and achieving such a success”.

An Award from Europe to the Spray Project of Near East University
Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel: “Such an achievement gives happiness on behalf of our country and university…”
Near East University Chairman of the Board of Trustees Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said that it is a pride for the country and the university to be awarded the “Best Product in the Fight Against COVID” for the project they have developed with their partners. Stating that they are delighted as a project partner, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said, “We are proud to take part in the congress where scientific studies on genetics, stem cell, plant and animal biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, bioinformatics, tissue engineering, vaccine development, environmental biotechnology are presented with the participation of Near East University and our project partners. The international award of the protective Nasal Spray project we initiated against COVID-19 is an important indicator of the accuracy and success of our work with the mission to produce solutions to the problems arising due to the coronavirus pandemic. I would like to thank all our project partners and colleagues who are a part of the solution. As Near East University, we will continue to produce projects that provide benefit to humanity both scientifically and academically ”.