Entropix is a Tech Climber ‘One to Watch’

Entropix is proud to announce it has been nominated by Tech Climbers in their 2024 ‘Ones to Watch’ list for the Liverpool City Region (LCR). The list shines a light on innovative, scalable and solution-led technology businesses that help make LCR one of the UK’s most exciting destinations for early-stage tech companies. Tech Climbers is […]

Observing Chirality

It is difficult to overestimate the importance of observational skills in Science. Keen observations underpinned much of the work of the founders of Science and Art from Aristotle and beyond. Perhaps the greatest advocate of observation was the polymath, and all round genius, Leonardo da Vinci.  Leonardo’s notebooks incorporate his detailed musings and advice on the primacy of […]

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Welcome to the first in a new series of posts that provide an historical perspective on the scientists and their discoveries, that underpin our understanding of the mechanism of action of enzymes. Some of the links to these discoveries may seem a little tenuous at first, but I hope to persuade you otherwise. Sir Isaac Newton […]

Entropix Welcomes Jozef Krzak to the Enzyme Development Team

Józef has first-class honours degrees in Biochemistry (BSc) and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSc) from the University of Sussex and The University of Sheffield respectively. He brings specialist laboratory experience in protein expression and purification, molecular cloning, western blotting, enzymatic assays, CRISPR-Cas9 systems, chromatography, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques. Józef’s thesis focused on the […]

Entropix Expands Laboratory by Moving to The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn

RUNCORN, UNITED KINGDOM, 31ST OCTOBER 2023 – Entropix has expanded its operations by moving from Sci-Tech Daresbury to new facilities at The Heath Business & Technical Park in Runcorn. Our new home at The Heath provides additional laboratory space for our enzyme development, production and analysis work, and a larger office for our growing scientific […]

Entropix Wins Research Grant for Sustainable Products

DARESBURY, UNITED KINGDOM, 13 July 2023 – Entropix today announces it has been awarded a grant by Innovate UK to investigate and improve the sustainability of everyday household products in a project known as SimPol. The grant forms part of a £5.5m LCR Launchpad programme for innovative technologies in the Liverpool City Region. Entropix will […]

Entropix Welcomes Frazer McKie to its Growing Team of Enzyme Development Specialists

Frazer McKie has recently joined the business as a Research Scientist after completing his industrial research project with Entropix. Frazer has recently completed his MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Distinction) and developed codon optimisation software for Entropix’s protein workflow. He brings a wealth of skills and experience in biochemical engineering, cellular systems engineering, programming […]

Entropix Welcomes Rhys Diggins and Jodie Ashford to the Enzyme Development Team

Rhys Diggins and Jodie Ashford have started their Research Scientist roles at Entropix, bringing a wealth of skills that will advance our enzyme development and optimisation work. Rhys joins us after completing his MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Distinction) at The University of Sheffield and achieving a First-Class degree in Biology from Swansea University. […]

Entropix Laboratory Expansion

State-of-the-art laboratory will significantly expand the efficiency and throughput of the Entropix directed enzyme evolution process. We have recently expanded our laboratory space at Sci-Tech Daresbury and invested in new equipment dedicated to improving Entropix’s directed evolution process and protein analysis capabilities. In addition to the expansion, the procurement of robotic liquid handling and automated […]

Entropix Strengthens Board with Appointment of Experienced Non-Executive Director

Dr David Pears

Industry leader Dr David Pears joins the Entropix board and brings a wealth of expert knowledge in relation to specialty chemicals and technology commercialisation. Entropix has recently appointed Dr David Pears to its board as Non-Executive Director. David has over 30 years’ senior experience in the chemical industry, spanning global multinational manufacturers to high-growth, early-stage […]