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Microalgae for Aviation Biofuels, 24 November 2015 at Birmingham Airport

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) is organising a free one-day workshop on Algae as a Tool in Ecosystem Services: Microalgae to Aviation Biofuels on 24th November 2015 at Birmingham Airport .   Opportunities for microalgae in aviation biofuels The objective of this workshop is to bring together key stakeholders - from microalgae...
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Fancy some seaweed shortbread?

Peter Adams, of the Agri-Tech Strategy team, has highlighted a project on "Sustainable Scottish Seaweed" in a recent blog, focussing on the cultivation of native wild seaweeds (Ulva, ulva lactuca , and Palmaria, palmaria palmata , also known as Dulse) for use as food ingredients. Mara, the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS) and Otter Ferry Seafish company are collaborating...
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Find out about EU funding for Smart Systems and Information and Communications Technology (ICT), 5 Nov, London

Would you like to find out about opportunities for EU Horizon 2020 funding for developments in Smart Systems and (Information and communications technology (ICT) for Factories of the Future? The Knowledge TRansfer Network (KTN), in collaboration with the H2020 National Contact Point (NCP) for ICT, is organising a briefing event on 5th November in London for the European...
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How has KTN helped you? Please give us your feedback so we can improve our services: http://bit.ly/KTNsurvey

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is seeking your feedback ,  to help us understand how we can deliver a better service to you and measure how we may have helped your organisation in the past. We are inviting you to complete a short and confidential business survey , designed to help us understand what economic value KTN delivers to UK businesses. We know how busy...
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Is your business looking for access to innovation funding & finance? Come along to Innovate 2015

Innovate 2015 is a two day event organised to highlight funding, growth support, and international business opportunities for the UK's most innovative companies, no matter how big or small. The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is supporting this event and we’d love to see you there. Why not join us at one of the following sessions:   Day 1 - Monday 9th November ...
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Launch of the first Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

Interface has launched Scotland’s first awards to celebrate innovation from business and academic partnerships. The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards on 25 February 2016 will recognise, reward and celebrate the achievements that are being made through business and academic collaborations and form a key component of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Knowledge...
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Find out more about Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 Oct 2015, Manchester

Would you like to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains  i n Primary Producton, Food, Marine and the Bioeconomy ? The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), in collaboration with Innovate UK, invites you to join us at our   briefing event  on 13th October in Manchester to learn more about the funding available...
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High profile speakers announced for Horizon 2020 briefing event on 13th Oct, Manchester

Learn about funding opportunities for primary production, food, marine & the bioeconomy The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), in collaboration with Innovate UK, invites you to join us at our free briefing event on 13th October in Manchester to learn about funding available within the Horizon 2020 programme. The 'Societal Challenges' pillar of Horizon 2020 has a...
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Find out more about Horizon 2020 funding opportunities for 2016/17 in Primary Producton, Food, Marine, Bioeconomy

Would you like to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding o pportunities for 2016/17 in Primary Producton, Food, Marine and the Bioeconomy ? The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), in collaboration with Innovate UK, invites you to join us at our briefing event on 13th October in Manchester to learn more about the funding available within the Horizon 2020 Work Programme on...
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Microalgae to Aviation Biofuels Workshop on 24th November - Register now

Register now for Algae as a Tool in Ecosystem Services: Microalgae to Aviation Biofuels , Tuesday 24th November 2015 at Birmingham Airport - a free one-day workshop brought to you by the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG). Industry and senior academics are invited to submit an abstract (deadline 9th October) to present a 5 minute ‘pitch’ or book an exhibition stand. ...
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CleanTech Innovate: Your opportunity to pitch and connect to investment, business support, media and an audience of 300+ delegates

The deadline to apply and win a place to pitch at Cleantech Innovate 2016, London, is approaching fast. Get your application in before midnight, 5 th of October. Application is free.   ...
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Help the UK Government to cut red tape for business - Register for a brainstorming workshop today!

As part of the Cutting Red Tape programme the Business Innovation and Skills department & Cabinet Office are holding a series of brainstorming workshops to identify and explore areas of regulation or its day to day implementation which companies think are unnecessarily burdensome and which are holding them back. While clearly every single idea...
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Cutting Red Tape – Invitation to Government Brainstorming Workshops

As part of the Cutting Red Tape programme the Business Innovation and Skills department & Cabinet Office are holding a series of brainstorming workshops this September. While clearly every single idea generated cannot (and perhaps should not!) be taken forward, you are assured that all material will be shown to Ministers for consideration. Business Secretary,...
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Find out what KTN's Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) team can do to help your business succeed

At New Designers 2015, the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) Head of Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) Ian Tracey gave an overview of the funding and support opportunities available to companies in the UK – both public and private. The remit of KTN’s A2FF team is to: Help companies raise the match funding they need to secure grant funding provisionally awarded ...
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New call for up to ten BBSRC Industrial CASE Partnership PhD Studentships

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is delighted to announce that a call for up to ten Industrial Partnership BBSRC Industrial CASE Partnership PhD Studentships for academic year 2016/17 will open on Monday 22nd June 2015.   These studentships will be awarded by KTN through a competitive process to projects of relevance to the BBSRC’s Strategic Priorities relating to the...
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Technology and Innovation Futures: Help GO Science identify the important technologies of the future

The Government Office for Science is always working to identify pioneering technologies. They are focused on applications that give the UK a competitive edge and improve lives by delivering public services better. They are currently updating their " Technology and innovation futures "   review which sets out how these technologies can boost UK productivity and reinforce our...
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Funding to enable researchers to "FLIP" from one environment to another

The latest round of FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) funding from BBSRC is currently open for applications with a deadline of 15th October 2015 (4pm).   What are  FLexible Interchange Programme awards? FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) supports the movement of people from one environment to a different one to exchange knowledge/technology/skills,...
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Microalgae could be a viable feedstuff for ruminants

An article on the American Society of Animal Science website highlights a piece recently published work by scientists at Montana State University and Iowa State University into the potential of microalgae a a feedstock for cattle. The scientists had been approached by Solazyme, a company that uses algae as a raw material, to see if they could find a use for the waste...
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Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains - farm to fork, non-food crops, BioBased products and waste treatment ** SAVE THE DATE - FURTHER INFORMATION TO FOLLOW SOON ** This Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK hosted briefing day will focus on the  next round of EU Horizon 2020 projects which will be due for...
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Design4Life: How the New Trends in Health, Food and Biotech are Changing our Lives

With the world’s population of 7.2 billion projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, this rapid growth in the occupancy of our planet is creating unprecedented challenges in the management of essential services and resources that support basic human living. As first to speak at the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) Design4Life industry workshop, KTN’s Head of Design Beatrice Rogers was...
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UKTI Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) reports great results for inward investment in life sciences

UKTI  released their annual report on inward investment  last month, showing that the UK is the top destination in Europe for foreign direct investment (FDI). When traditional  foreign direct investment  and R&D collaborations are added together, the figures show that the UKTI Life Sciences Organisation team and partners supported more than 180 international...
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Agricultural and Bio-technologies: mission to New Zealand, September 2015

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission on Agricultural and Bio-technologies in September 2015. The mission is planned to coincide with the NZBIO, New Zealand’s annual biotechnology conference (September 23 and 24) in Wellington, New Zealand, and UK mission participants are encouraged to register and attend the event....
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Programme announced for Design4Life, 2nd July: Learn how to use design to tackle global challenges in health, food & biotech

The KTN is pleased to announce the programme for our Design4Life Workshop which will be held on Thursday 2nd July at 2pm-2.45pm at the Business Design Centre,  52 Upper St, London N1 0QH. If you are interested in attending please register here   Design4Life: How the new trends in health, food and biotech are changing our lives The world population is...
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Nominate your candidate for the Millennium Technology Prize

Nominations are now open for the Millennium Technology Prize, Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The aims of the prize are to promote technological research and Finland as a high-tech Nordic welfare state. General principles of the Millennium Technology Prize: Awarded to groundbreaking technological innovations that enhance the quality of people’s...
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Join with like-minded academics and businesses at CoInnovate 2015, 23-24 June in Cardiff

Wales will play host to a major conference this summer that will provide businesses with the opportunity to engage with and pitch business to some of the country’s biggest technology anchor firms. ‘CoInnovate’ is organised by IQE PLC, General Dynamics UK, Airbus Group, GE Healthcare, the ESTnet (the technology network for Wales) and Welsh Government and will focus on providing business...
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Webinar on funding opportunities for Industrial Biotech & SynBio

This KTN webinar provided an update on the upcoming funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology, with particular focus on the remit of each competition and where applications are likely to fit best. 

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