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Innovation documentary looking for "disrupters" in science, technology, engineering & design

A major Hollywood Studio feature documentary film directed by Emmy Award winning filmmakers is looking for the next generation of disrupters in science, technology, engineering & design. ...

Study finds that algae will cope well in climate change

Marine algae may be better equipped to deal with climate change than expected, research shows.  Scientists investigated the likely future impact of changing environmental conditions on...

The bioeconomy enabled - A roadmap to a thriving industrial biotechnology sector in Europe

The BIO-TIC project (the Industrial Biotech Research and Innovation Platforms Centre - towards Technological Innovation and Solid Foundations for a Growing Industrial Biotech Sector in Europe)...

ERA-IB July newsletter now available

The July 2015 edition of the  ERA-Net for Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB) newsletter can be downloadedfrom  http://www.era-ib.net/publication/era-ib-newsletter-july-2015 . The...

Catch up with the latest Industrial Biotechnology news

The July edition of our Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter is now out, bringing you all the latest news, events and funding programmes.  If you are not on our mailing list, you...

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...

Programme announced for Design4Life, 2nd July: Learn how to use design to tackle global challenges in health, food & biotech

The KTN is pleased to announce the programme for our Design4Life Workshop which will be held on Thursday 2nd July at 2pm-2.45pm at the Business Design Centre,  52 Upper St, London N1 0QH. ...

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...

New call for up to ten Industrial Partnership CASE PhD Studentships

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is delighted to announce that a call for up to ten Industrial Partnership CASE PhD Studentships for academic year 2016/17 will open on Monday 22nd June...

Algaecytes needs a natural product chemist

Job Description AlgaeCytes Limited is a team orientated company that is focused on developing and commercialising microalgae derived bioactive ingredients. We are...

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...

IBioIC invites Micro Companies to apply for funding from Exemplar Programme

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is currently inviting applications for its fourth project competition for Micro Companies , for industry-led collaborative...

Nominate your candidate for the Millennium Technology Prize

Nominations are now open for the Millennium Technology Prize, Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The aims of the prize are to promote technological research and Finland as a...

Perspective Algae: Watch a short documentary about algae on YouTube

A 28 minute documentary about algae, Perspective Algae (1994), is now available to watch via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_vrB1ppMHg&feature=youtu.be

Parliamentary Office of Sciences and Technology publishes note on regulation of synthetic biology

The Parliamentary Office of Sciences and Technology (POST) has published a "note"  examining the potential benefits and challenges of synthetic biology. The overview section of the...

New method for converting algal oil into transportation fuels

A new method of converting squalene, which is produced by microalgae, to gasoline or jet fuel, has been developed by the research group of Prof. Keiichi Tomishige and Dr. Yoshinao Nakagawa from...

Natura and Solazyme announce sales agreement for microalgae oil

Natura Cosméticos S.A. one of Latin America’s largest cosmetics and personal care products company, and Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oils and ingredients company, have announced that after...

Current state of innovation practices in UK companies - take part in the Innovate UK/ AHRC survey

‘Innovation’ is an important word. It is heavily used, sometimes abused and often subject to diverse interpretations. But fundamentally it is a powerful driver in determining companies’...

Find out more about European funding for biobased products and materials in our webinar on 7th July

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) would like to invite you to take part in a webinar on European Funding for Biobased Products and Materials on Tuesday, 7 July 2015 from 12:00 to...

Venturefest East Midlands continues to promote SME business growth into 2016

Venturefest East Midlands , the region’s premier SME business growth network, will be returning in 2016. The event, which supports business innovation and growth, will be held at the King...
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InCrops innovation vouchers - simple funding to help businesses innovate

Are you developing new products or services? Could you benefit from the expertise or...

Reduction and Utilization of Food Loss and Waste, 26 May, Norway

SINTEF's CYCLE administration team and the Norwegian Industrial Biotechnology Network are...

Total Food 2014, 11th-13th November, Norwich

Total Food 2014 is the fourth in a series of international conferences which focus on the...

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Efficient synthetic biology methods to genetically engineer microalgae

Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and their colleagues have published a paper outlining new synthetic biology methods to...

UK Algae Mission to the USA highlights opportunities arising from algal synthetic biology

Brenda Parker, of University College London, and co-founder of Phytofutures (a spin out company developing algal bioremediation), has posted an interesting article on synbiobeta.com about the...

Find out more about funding to help maximise value from existing feedstocks

Maximising Value from Existing Feedstocks: Funding Workshop, 17 March 2015, Birmingham The Plants to Products (   P2P ) BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy...

15 PhD positions available in algal research and biotechnology

Do you hold a MSc degree or are you expecting to complete one before July 15th, 2015? If you want to undertake further doctoral research and training as part of an international and highly...

Solazyme wins Green Synthetic Pathways Award for its tailored oils produced from microalgal fermentation

Solazyme, Inc ., has won a 2014   Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award  for Greener Synthetic Pathways for its tailored oils produced from microalgal fermentation. ...

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...

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...

Ecover trials synthetically modified algal oils as alternative to palm oils

Ecover has announced its intention trial algal oils derived from synthetically modified organisms in its products.   In a statement on their website they say “The term synthetic biology...

Unilever's Lux Becomes First Soap Brand to Utilize Solazyme's Sustainable Algal Oils

Solazyme's Algal Oils are derived from oil-producing microalgae that are cultivated sustainably and responsibly. The oils are produced in a matter of days using a fermentation process designed...

New call for up to 6 Algal Biotech SPARK Awards

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...