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Algal Biotechnology Industry Roadmap Report Published

The UK has significant academic expertise, which could help increase industry capacity to culture and extract products from algae in an economic and environmentally sustainable manner. Last year, two stakeholder roadmapping workshops were held to gauge current and future opportunities conducive to creating a sustainable and robust algal biotechnology...
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Algal Industry Roadmap Launch and Algal SPARK Awards

We are pleased to confirm the following speakers at the Roadmap Launch event on the 3rd June. Prof Mike Cowling, the Chief Scientific Officer of The Crown Estate will give a brief introduction to the Roadmap followed by a more in-depth analysis by the roadmap authors Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley and Dr Brenda Parker from Adapt. The programme also includes talks from a range of different...
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Programme for UK Algal Industry Roadmap and SPARK Awards launch confirmed

The programme for the launch event for the Algal Industry Roadmap and SPARK Awards,which is a free event and is due to take place on the 3rd June in London, has now been confirmed. The event will take the following format   1.00pm Registration and lunch 2.00pm Introduction from the AB SIG Funders - Chris Franklin (NERC) and Merlin Goldman (TSB) 2.15pm ...
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Algal Technologies Industry Roadmap and SPARK Award Launch

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB SIG), following two successful Roadmap Events in 2012, will launch its the Algal Technologies Industry Roadmap Report at an event on Monday 3rd June 2013. Together with the Report a series of SPARK Awards will also be announced. The Event is free to attend and will be held at the Ironmongers Hall, Shaftesbury Place, London starting at 1.00...
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Dutch company seeks SME for FP7 call in CO2 algal biofinery

A Dutch company is looking for an SME with expertise in biorefinerying algal biomass to partner in the current FP7 call. For more informtion go to /web/industrial-biotechnology/article-view/-/blogs/sme-sought-with-biorefinery-technology-to-process-algal-biomass
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Algaculture for Biotechnology Training Course

If you're currently working in algaculture, biotechnology or biofuels, or you require an understanding of the incredible potential of algae for pharmaceutical, neutraceutical or industrial uses, this hands-on two-day course provides a solid introduction for you.   Delivered by leading algal scientists from http://www.ccap.ac.uk/ (the Culture Collection of Algae...
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AB SIG launch their Strategy Research Agenda

A new report from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB-SIG) highlights the benefits of cultivating and using both macroalgae (seaweed) and microalgae (microscopic floating plants such as phytoplankton) in a wide range of products. It also identifies some of the research that should be done to understand and manage the potential impacts on the Earth’s environmental...
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SUPERGEN Bioenergy challenge

EPSRC have a call open looking for Expressions of Interest for their Supergen Bioenergy Hub. They are interested in the next generation of Bioenergy. More information can be found at http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/open/Pages/bioenergyworkshop.aspx    
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New Report by The Crown Estate on products from seaweed

The Crown Estate have just publish their new report on Product options for the processing of marine macroalgae, it can be found at http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/marine/marine-research/energy-research/
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Closing date announced by NERC for AB SIG Research Fellowships

NERC has now taken the decision to close the call for the research fellowships connected to the AB SIG. All applications must be recieved by 16.00pm on the 8th December 2011. Further information can be found at  http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/programmes/algal/events.asp and http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/programmes/algal/events/documents/absig-ao.pdf
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European partnership to unlock the potential of algal bioenergy

A major €14 million initiative is bringing experts from across North West Europe together to develop the potential of algae as a source of sustainable energy. The four-year transnational Energetic Algae – or EnAlgae – project, led by Swansea University (Wales, UK), is a strategic initiative funded by the INTERREG IVB North West Europe Programme via the European...
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NNFCC to undertake algae bioenergy environmental impacts research

The new research will explore what needs to be done to sustainably produce biofuels, bioenergy and biochemicals from algae in the UK. Algae have the potential to make a significant contribution towards our future bioenergy, biofuels and biochemicals ambitions in the UK. However, there remain big gaps in our understanding of the environmental impacts of large-scale algae production and...
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Radio 4 Home Planet: Fuels of the Future

A recent program from  radio 4 saw listeners ask a panel about alternative ways of producing fuel from sources other than crude oil. Is a process to turn discarded plastic into oil too good to be true? Or will the fuel of the future come from farming algae? You will have to listen first to one listener who wants to know whether computer models will ever become sufficiently good to be...
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FP7 Call in Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies (NMP) - Fine Chemicals from CO2

A call has been made as part of the FP7 NMP- Fine Chemicals from CO2 which maybe of interest. Documentation of the call can be found at @font-face { font-family: "Calibri"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri; }a:link, span.MsoHyperlink { color: blue; text-decoration: underline; }a:visited,...
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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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