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Funding from IBioIC: Process Scale-up Demonstrator

Following a £2.7m investment from the Scottish Funding Council for the creation of two open access facilities, IBioIC are currently inviting applications for industry-led projects that require the use of the IBioIC Equipment Centres’ resource to accelerate the development and commercialisation of industrial biotechnology.  They invite applications from projects with a total...
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The top 5 reasons to book your EFIB2016 ticket now!

EFIB is almost upon us and as you haven’t yet booked your ticket , here are the top reasons why you should be there, whether you have attended before or not.  KTN members are able to access a 15% discount on registration using the code EFIB16KTN.     1.  Excellent keynotes and plenary panels   A great...
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IBioIC’s 3rd Annual Conference – Delivering Impact, 26 & 27 January 2017, Glasgow

Now in its third year, IBioIC's annual conference returns for 2017 and is fast becoming the main 'go to' event for the biotech industry in Scotland. Attracting over 400 hundred bio-based professionals, academics and students from across the UK and Europe in 2016, this two day event aims to explore the potential for the industrial biotechnology's current and future activities in Scotland and...
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Enabling the UK bioeconomy by springboarding business innovation

A new IBLF case study shows how £45,000 of funding translated into £90,000 of business support. The Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF) is an industry-chaired and Government-supported initiative to develop and deliver the UK strategy for Industrial Biotechnology (IB) and the Bioeconomy. The IBLF Awards, launched by KTN on behalf of the IBLF in 2015, was a...
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Win a 30% off ticket to EFIB 2016 - the leading event for the bioeconomy

Would you like to win a 30% off ticket to EFIB 2016 ? EFIB 2016 is the 9th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB). It is being held in Glasgow on 18-20 October 2016 and will attract industry executives committed to a shift towards renewable, biologically-based manufacturing. EFIB is organised by EuropaBio, Europe’s largest and most influential...
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Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

The July 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB,is now available.  If you are not on KTN's IB mailing list, you can click here or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Biosciences and Biotechnology newsletters here . ...
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Opportunity to promote your IB company's video at EFIB 2016

Would you like to have a video of your industrial biotechnology (IB) company playing at the EFIB 2016 conference?  The organisers of this year's European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology & the Bioeconomy (EFIB) conference are  collecting video footage that can be played on the Scotland stand in the exhibition hall. In particular they would like to promote IB...
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£17M announced to support industrial biotechnology

A total of 16 projects have received a share of £17M to bring innovative challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market. The projects will use cutting edge science to deliver benefits for society: from creating new drugs from bacteria, to making plastic from plants. The  Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst  is a multi-million-pound competition funded by Innovate UK, BBSRC and...
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Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

The June 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB,is now available.  If you are not on KTN's IB mailing list, you can click here or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Biosciences and Biotechnology newsletters here . ...
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Recording and slides now available from opportunities for IB & SynBio webinar

Did you miss our recent webinar on opportunities for industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology in the new Innovate UK Delivery Plan? Not to worry, because the recording and slides from the webinar are now available.   160520 WEBINAR Opportunities for Industrial Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology in the new Innovate UK delivery plan from ...
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Opportunities for IB & SynBio in the new Innovate UK funding competitions

Innovate UK has recently published its new Delivery Plan, outlining the main ways in which it will invest around £561M in helping businesses to innovate and grow in the financial year 2016 to 2017, including: two broad Health and Life Sciences competitions two broad Manufacturing and Materials competitions two ‘open’ funding competitions or...
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IBioIC to officially open Flexible Downstream Bioprocessing Centre

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) will officially open its  Flexible Downstream Bioprocessing Centre  (FlexBio), located at Heriot Watt University,  on Wednesday 25 May 2016. "This new Centre will link to the  Rapid Bioprocess Prototyping Centre   housed at the University of Strathclyde, by taking the most promising...
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Mexico is the ideal country to grow microalgae for biodiesel

A study conducted by experts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the University of Newcastle, concluded that Mexico is ideal for developing the growth of certain species of microalgae, which can be used as feedstocks for biodiesel.  Chlorella, Scenedesmus & Desmodesmus are native to Texcoco Lake and can be grown in just one day and processed into...
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Don't miss out on the latest industrial biotechnology news, events and funding opportunities

We have just sent out the May 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB.  This month's newsletter features two major pots of funding with the announcement of a call for proposals from the €188M Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking and £561M from Innovate UK to help...
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Equip yourself with the skills & knowledge to be part of the new bio-economy

Aberystwyth University is offering online training for biotech industries, with the next set of modules starting in May 2016. "The time is ripe to develop low carbon alternatives to petroleum-based products both in terms of what society wants and what economics demand. This makes it’s an exciting time to be part of the rapidly developing Biotech Industries. However, biorefining is a...
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IBioIC to launch two new funding calls

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre ( IBioIC) will be launching two new funding calls in the next few weeks which have been created to promote the use of their new open access facilities, and to promote the rich academic talent which exists in synthetic biology in Scotland. IBioIC Process Scale-up Demonstrator -  A call for projects to use the IBioIC...
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The latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

The April 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter  is available now, filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB.  If you are not on KTN's IB mailing list, you can click here or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Agri-Food, Biosciences and Biotechnology newsletters here ...
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Modelling and simulation as support tools to create microalgae value chains

Partners of the BISIGODOS FP7 project are holding a workshop to show how modelling and simulation tools can contribute to ensure the competitiveness of microalgae refineries. BISIGODOS aims to address the production of valuable algae derived chemicals, amino acids and high added-value bio-resins starting from algae biomass fed directly with CO2 from industrial emissions (cement,...
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EFIB 2016 discount code for KTN members

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is supporting the 9th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) Conference , taking place in Glasgow on 18-20 October 2016.   15% discount code for KTN members We are delighted to announce that KTN members are able to access a 15% discount on registration for EFIB 2016, by using the...
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Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

We have just published the March 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB.  If you are not on KTN's IB mailing list, you can click here or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Agri-Food, Biosciences and Biotechnology newsletters here . ...
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Call for PhD project on sustainable feeds for finfish

Together with the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) s inviting funding applications for PhD projects which offer biotechnology solutions to the supply of sustainable feed ingredients. This will benefit both the aquaculture and industrial biotechnology sectors in Scotland. Up to two thirds cash funding is...
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Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

We have just published the February 2016 edition of KTN's  Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB, is now out.  If you are not on KTN's IB 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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Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking to launch new call for proposals

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) will launch a  new Call for Proposals on 18 April 2016, with a scheduled closing date for proposals of  15 September 2016.    What topics will be funded? In total, 26 topics can be funded via this Call: 12 Research & Innovation Actions (RIAs) 9 Demonstration Actions (DEMOs) 1...
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Keep up to date with the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

We have just published the December edition of KTN's  Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB.  If you are not on KTN's IB mailing list, you can  click here  or on the image below to view newsletter.  You can subscribe to our Agri-Food, Biosciences and Biotechnology...
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NEW web-based UK Norway Business Directory launched

In support of the MoU between Innovate UK and Innovation Norway a NEW web-based App version of their business directory in Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining is now available. The directory aims to enable businesses to find a collaborative partner, technology or service either in the UK or in Norway. Take a peek at the directory here .   The directory is: ...
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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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