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Algal Bioenergy SIG publishes report on activities and achievements over the last 5 years

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) was formed in 2011 with support from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK and managed by the Knowledge Transfer Network Ltd. (KTN). The ABSIG has three main objectives: To ensure that project developers fully understand the environmental implications of any planned algal commercialisation activity in...
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Help the EC prepare a sustainable bioenergy policy for 2020 onwards

The European Commission is conducting a survey is to consult stakeholders and citizens on an updated EU policy on sustainable bioenergy for the period 2020-2030, as part of the EU renewable energy package foreseen before the end of 2016. Identified sustainability risks under examination include lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy production and use; impacts on the...
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ETI seeks partners for a project to explore the future of biomass logistics in the UK

The Energy Technologies Institute is seeking partners for a new bioenergy project which aims to improve understanding of the future of biomass logistics in the UK. They say: "ETI’s whole energy system analysis shows that bioenergy can play a significant and valuable role in a future long term low carbon UK energy system. Delivering the greatest value from bioenergy depends on the...
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Catch up on the latest algal bioenergy news, funding and events

The February 2016 edition of KTN's  Algal Bioenergy newsletter  is now out, filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to algal bioenergy.  If you are not on KTN's algal bioenergy mailing list, you can  click here  or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Agri-Food, Biosciences and...
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Catch up on the latest algal bioenergy news, funding and events

We have just published the November edition of our  Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter . 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 _connect and opt...
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Catch up with the latest Algal Bioenergy news, events and funding - ABSIG Newsletter available now

We have just published the June edition of our Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter . 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? Why not become a member the  AB SIG on _connect...
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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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SEAFARM: Macroalgae for a biobased society

A new project is looking at ways to change macroalgae such as sugar kelp from an environmental problem into a valuable renewable resource. The SEAFARM project, led by Fredrik Gröndahl of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, will use a transdisciplinary research approach to cultivate seaweeds for use as a raw material in a biorefinery for the production of food, feed,...
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EPSRC funding call for low carbon fuel generation

EPSRC , as part of the  Research Councils UK (RCUK) Energy Programme , invites proposals for collaborative research projects to undertake fundamental research that will advance low carbon fuels generation toward deployment. Proposals submitted to this call must be multi-disciplinary in nature. This call is aimed to address low carbon fuel generation.  EPSRC  expects bids...
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Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

        August 2014 Newsletter     Dear Member Interest is building in the  Industrial Biotechnology Showcase  (11th-12th February 2015, QEII Conference Centre) and the deadline for  abstract submission  is now fast approaching so don't leave it too late and risk...
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Algal Biotechnology and Bioenergy SPARK call closes tomorrow

Do you have a bright idea for a new collaborative project? Are you part of a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) or University/Research Institut e? The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB SIG), through the Knowledge Transfer Network, is pleased to announce that  6 Algal SPARK Awards  are now live and able to accept applications.  The SPARK...
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Register now for International Bioenergy Conference 2014

International Bioenergy Conference 2014 Manchester Central Convention Complex, 11th-13th March 2014 This International Conference will showcase UK bioenergy research in a global context and will bring together world-class researchers in bioenergy, including academia, policy makers, industrialists and other related stakeholders.  It includes presentations on micro and macro...
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Algal bioenergy collaboration opportunity in the BESTF2 bioenergy initiative

A Spanish bioenergy companies is seeking international partners to participate in the upcoming  BESTF+2   (Bioenergy Sustaining the Future 2) Initiative, which has a deadline of 10th February 2014 for outline proposals. What is BESTF2? BESTF2  is a network of national and regional ministries and funding organisations that wish to invest in industry-led...
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Synthetic biology, green algae and seaweed provide promise for sustainable fuels of the future

UK and India collaborate in sustainable bioenergy research Sir Mark Walport, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, has announced major funding towards sustainable fuels during a visit to India. Over £4M of UK funding, with matched resource from India, has been awarded to four research projects that bring together expertise in sustainable bioenergy and biofuels from both countries....
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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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