prof. dr. Urban Bren

Researcher, Lecturer, Reviewer of Scientific Contributions
  • Researcher code
  • 25434

RRI services offered to companies

Computer simulations of antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic potentials of functional food supplements.

Computer-based treatment planning.

Computer simulations of microwave chemistry.

Development of electrochromic devices.

Education offered to companies

Computer Simulations with Molecular Modelling

  • Content: Molecular models and computer simulation; Quantum-mechanical models – prediction of the reaction rate constant; Classical models – prediction of chemical equilibrium constant; Implicit and explicit solvent models – solubility prediction
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Who is this training designed for: Planners, developers and R&D specialists

Past cooperation with companies in the field of digitalization

  • Žito d.o.o.
  • Medex d.o.o.
  • Etol d.o.o.
  • Jata-Emona d.o.o.
  • Panvita d.d.
  • Tanin Sevnica d.d.
  • Ljubljanske mlekarne d.o.o.
  • Mlekarna Celeia d.d.
  • Valens int d.o.o.
  • AMBA Co d.o.o.
  • Droga Kolinska d.d.
  • Sanofarm d.o.o.
  • Krka d.d.

Successful projects in collaboration with companies

Ljubljanske mlekarne: Molecular Simulations of Functional Nutritional Supplements

Žito, Etol, Medex: Development of functional foods of the future (Food for Future F4F)

Panvita in Jata-Emona: Elimination of antibiotics from the food chain (AB FREE)

Krka: Development of columns for affinity chromatography

Sanofarm- Resveratrol: Antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic effects

Tanin Sevnica: Tannin extracts as functional food and feed additives; The healing effects of rosemary extracts; Antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic agents of hop extracts

Scientific publications

Patents and patent publications

Electrochromic cell consisting of two opaque electrodes and an electrolyte carrier with added electrochromic dye / Elektrokromna celica, sestavljena iz dveh neprosojnih elektrod ter nosilca elektrolita z dodanim elektrokromnim barvilom : patent SI 25127 A, 2017-07-31. Ljubljana: Urad RS za intelektualno lastnino, 2017. 21 str., 5 str. pril., ilustr. patentna družina: Št. prijave: 201500168, 2016-01-20

Process for the preparation of key intermediates for the synthesis of statins or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof : international publication number: EP 2 598 484 (B1) : date of patent: June 29, 2016. München: European Patent Office, 2016. 88 str.

Knowledge and unpatented technologies

  • Computer simulations of antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticarcinogenic potentials of functional food supplements
  • Computer-based treatment planning
  • Computer simulations of microwave chemistry
  • Development of electrochromic devices

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