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ABSIG Case Study: On a Mission to Build Links in the USA

T he Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) has just published a new Case Study, to highlight the  five-day Microalgae Mission to the USA which took place in earlier this year with the aim of building strategic partnerships. Ten microalgae experts from the UK took part in this mission, which was organised by ABSIG, PHYCONET (A BBSRC NIBB) and the UK Science and...
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August edition of KTN's algal bioenergy newsletter is available now

We have just published the August edition of our  Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter  - with a fresh new look! As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and research news. You can view the newsletter by  clicking here  or on the image below. Don't want to miss out in future? You can join the ABSIG on...
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Catch up on the latest algal bioenergy news, funding and events

The July edition of our  Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter  is now available. As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and research news. You can view the newsletter by  clic king here   or on the image below. Don't want to miss out in future? You can email us at  biosciences@ktn-uk.org ...
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April edition of the Algal Bioenergy SIG newsletter now available

The April edition of our Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and research news. You can view the newsletter by clicking here . Don't want to miss out in future? Why not become a member the AB SIG on _connect (for free) and set your email preferences to opted in for communications.   ...
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Just over 4 days left to apply for an Algal Bioenergy SIG SPARK Plus Award

ABSIG SPARK Plus awards closing date: 16.00 on 22 May 2015 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK are to invest £50,000 in early-stage R&D projects aimed at encouraging collaborations between the research community and industry.   What is a SPARK Plus Award? The objective of the SPARK Plus Award is to enable an SME to collaborate with...
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Catch up on the latest algal bioenergy news, events and funding

We have just published the latested edition of the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB SIG) newsletter, which this month features even more news updates, forthcoming events, and funding & competitions than ever. You can view the newsletter by  clicking here . Don't want to miss out in future? Why not become a member the AB SIG on _connect (for free) and set...
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Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

    February 2015 Newsletter       Dear Member There are exciting opportunities for our community in the numerous funding schemes that are currently open, including  PHYCONET ,  ERA-IB   and the  IB Catalyst   (see below and our funding section for further details). Our team will be...
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Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

    January 2015 Newsletter       Dear Member Welcome to our January newsletter in which we have highlighted an array of funding competitions and new algae related events for 2015. The next big event is the  Industrial Biotechnology...
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Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

        August 2014 Newsletter     Dear Member Welcome to the latest ABSIG newsletter. We have lots of news to tell you this month including the announcement of the winners of this year’s ABSIG SPARK Awards, plus you can read the summaries from the 2013 winning projects. There are plenty of...
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First transnational call for research projects within ERA-MarineBiotech

Marine Biotech are pleased to announce the first transnational joint call for research projects within the framework of the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MarineBiotech), which aims to coordinate European funding for marine biotechnology research, development and innovation. The main purpose of the call is to stimulate joint European research and development activities in marine...
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Advanced Bio-products Knowledge Transfer Event

Transfer Event (Welsh Government A4B programme) on Thursday 30th Oct 2014 ILS 1, Seminar Room 1, Swansea University 10:00am and 16:30pm. The topic of the event is Cultivation, Harvesting, Downstream Processing and Product Development From Microalgal Biomass. Come and learn the principles, as well as see firsthand, Microalgal biomass production and processing for specific...
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Canadian firm Solarvest signs up German partners to produce organic algal DHA oil

Canadian algae technology firm Solarvest has entered into agreements to produce its omega-3 algae products in the EU. The products will comply with both USDA and EU organic certification requirements, a company official said.   The deal with production partners in Germany that are already well versed in microbial production will shorten the company’s path to market, said...
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IB Network investing in Special Interest Groups

The IB Network started this summer to organize so-called Special Interest Groups, or SIGs, that focus on a more concerted development of certain biorenewables and their processing to products and applications. Through these SIGs we want to accelerate the development of a sustainable and economically feasible use of biorenewables like microalgae, seaweed and wood.  Our SIGs allow...
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PHYCONET: Proof of Concept Funding Event

Phyconet , a   BBSRC NIBB  (Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy) focused on unlocking the IB potential of microalgae,  will be holding a FREE networking event in Cambridge on September 15-16 , for those interested in applying for PoC funding. For interesting and informative presentations, discussions and networking opportunities that may...
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Anaerobic Digestion Network Funding Call Opens

The AD Network is pleased to announce that our funding calls have now opened to all members of the Network. The £5,000 Business Interaction Vouchers (BIVs) are designed to enable industry partners to 'buy' an academic's time and expertise to look at a specific problem. The application and approval process is designed to be simple and straightforward. Calls opened on the 4th of...
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Seaweed Symposium - Get Involved

The Seaweed Health Foundation are delighted to have been invited back for a second year to run the Seaweed Symposium at the Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh. This event for you to discover more about the incredible health benefits of seaweed, and try these remarkable plants that already go into many everyday products. The Seaweed Health Foundation have launched a crowd-funding campaign...
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Biomethane and Gas Vehicles

What are the current mechanisms for delivering Biomethane into the transport sector? What is the current and future availability of biomethane and how can biomethane producers achieve the best value from their product? Hear answers to the above questions and more at our second UK Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference (9 September, Northampton Guildhall) Bringing together...
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EU and Industry Partners Launch €3.7 Billion Investments in the Renewable Bio-based Economy

EU and industry leaders have today launched a new European Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI). The aim is to trigger investments and create a competitive market for bio-based products and materials sourced locally and "Made in Europe", t ackling some of Europe’s biggest societal challenges.  €3.7 billion will be injected into the European economy between 2014 and...
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Industrial biotech centre offers funding for innovative projects

The Exemplar Programme, run by the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), is opening for its second round of applications on Tuesday 1 July. The centre is seeking bids for industrially led projects that will show a commercial benefit within 12 months. The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre hosted at the University of Strathclyde is offering funding of up to...
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Accelerating Industrial Bioscience in Scotland

As an industry-driven collaboration with 14 of Scotland’s leading universities, IBioIC is focused on delivering economic impact and the undertaking of joint IB projects in: Health; Marine; Industrial and Agriculture. This event will bring industry and academia together to share the skills and expertise that exist in these key areas and thus, providing potential opportunities for further...
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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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