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Genopole launches 2016 Young Biotech Award

Are you looking to give life to or accelerate the development of your innovation? This €100K competition is open to young researchers, entrepreneurs or students who are conceptualising an innovation or developing one within a start-up. Deadline: 3 Oct 2016 More Information  >>
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EC stakeholder consultation on Strategy for Research & Innovation - including Biotechnology

The European Commission is holding a  Stakeholder Consultation on the Strategy for  Research and Innovation activities in the Horizon  2020 Work Programme for  Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and  Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP). On the basis of the priorities identified, the outcome of this consultation and the...
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Biotech IP Lunch & Learn Workshop, 3 Feb in Swansea and live-streamed to Manchester and Greenwich

This is an interactive 2 hour seminar for companies who are active within the biotech industry, which will explore how to use the IP system e.g. patent system to the advantage of your business.  In particular, the seminar will explain the types of biotech inventions that can, and importantly cannot be patented, which can vary according to the country. The seminar will also briefly...
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Call for abstracts for European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences 2016 - deadline 14 Jan

Abstract submission is now open for the European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences 2016 , which is taking place on 11-14 September 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. Papers are invited on the topics of: bio-based economy biocatalysis and biotransformation bioenergy, biofuels & renewables biopharmaceuticals bioreactor engineering, single use...
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Researchers screen micro-algae strains for large scale low cost biotechnology applications

A recently published paper in Scientific Reports  has looked at a set of marine micro-algae strains which could be considered as possible candidates for large scale/low cost biotech purposes such as biodiesel, biogas and added-value nutraceutical feeds. The researchers picked out two strains as the best lipid producers, and identified other strains with higher carbohydrate...
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Learn about biotech licensing and tech transfer in India, webinar on 12th August 2015

The UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) team, and the British High Commission (FCO) in India are hosting a webinar on  biotech licensing and tech transfer in India  on 12 th August  2015, 1030 hrs -1115 hrs(UK time). The webinar is titled ‘ "Update about the Indian biotech industry, government initiatives, and opportunities for UK organisations to understand and...
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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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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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Algal Biotechnology Masters at SAMS

The Scottish Marine Institute (SAMS) Masters by Research Programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for a career in the exciting growth sector of algal biotechnology. This demanding Masters programme combines structured professional and essential research skill development, consisting of lectures, tutorials and lab practicals, with an extended research...
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The Biotechnology YES competition is open for applications until 29th May 2015.

Biotechnology YES , now in its 20th year, is an innovative competition developed to raise awareness of the commercialisation of ideas among early career researchers. The competition is funded by sponsorship and aims to encourage an entrepreneurial culture in the UK postgraduate and postdoctoral base for the benefit of the UK bioeconomy. BBRSC is organising 6 workshops across the UK...
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Funding available for industry-led collaborative research projects using biotechnology

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre ( IBioIC )  has recently opened its latest Exemplar Project Competition and is inviting applications from industrially-led projects  with a total value of up to £250,000 that demonstrate a defined market need and commercial opportunity. Deadline for applications: 26th March 2015   Who can apply? ...
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Register now for Natural Product Biotechnology, 18-20 November, Inverness

There is still time to register for Natural Product Biotechnology, which will take place in Inverness on 18-20 November 2014. Day 1 will feature a session dedicated to Seaweed and Microalgae Biotechnology. Seaweed is a key feedstock in the development of Industrial Biotechnology, so this conference will be covering many aspects of its use as a source of high-value compounds for the...
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Find out what's on the agenda at Natural Product Biotechnology 2014

Natural Product Biotechnology 2014, 18-20 November, Inverness Natural Product Biotechnology is a significant new conference for people with interests in high value natural products, their application in drug discovery, foods and nutraceuticals, personal care products and cosmeceuticals, and other biotech applications. This is a the conference for people interested in the...
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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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The Algal Biotechnology Sheffield Symposium 2014

The Algal Biotechnology Sheffield symposium 2014 takes place on the 26th August at Sheffield University. The symposium aims to bring together UK based algal research groups to share knowledge, develop ideas and provide a platform for collaboration. Find out more about the 2014 conference and how to register here .
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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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