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EuropaBio launches the Most Innovative European Biotech SME Awards 2016

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, is inviting small and medium sized biotech companies (SMEs) across Europe to apply for the 7th edition of the Most Innovative European...

Unable to attend the info day for the €188M Biobased Industries call? Watch the video instead.

The Biobased Industries Public-Private Partnership (BBI) recently held an Info Day in Brussels, following the official launch of its  €188M call for proposals, covering 27 topics. Over...

ClimateLaunchpad: Turn your green idea into a fast growing company

Do you have an idea for innovation in renewable energy, a sustainable transition in the food chain, a mind shift in urban mobility or any other way to tackle climate change? The ...

Literature review on biofuels from algae: technology options, energy balance & GHG emissions

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre has published a literature review on " Biofuels from algae: technology options, energy balance and GHG emissions." Click here to...

Using algae to improve the sustainability credentials of food production

Wageningen UR scientists in Mexico are investigating the use of algae to improve the sustainability credentials of food production - specifically by using the algae to extract nutrients...

Making plastics from seaweeds

An article on the Wageningen UR website highlights the potential for making plastics from seaweeds (rather than petroleum, maize or sugar beet) in the context of the circular economy.  ...

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...

How businesses can use design in early stage innovation

The benefits of using design in early stage innovation are well articulated and appreciated by  Innovate UK . The  latest KTN guide  puts it into practice and sets out how...

BIS seeks ideas for the upcoming National Innovation Plan

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has launched a Call for Ideas on Citizen Space to seek interesting views on how the UK should further develop its innovation...

H2020 brokerage event: Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency and Eco-innovation, 22 June, Liverpool

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is working with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK to organise a brokerage, matchmaking and information event , on 22 June 2016 in...

Algal Innovation Centre to officially open on 9th May

The Official Opening of the  Algal Innovation Centre  (AIC) at Cambridge University will take place on 9th May 2016. The afternoon will begin with an open viewing of the AIC,...

FinanceCamp North East - Helping regional businesses to secure investment

Businesses need investment. Investors need businesses. FinanceCamp brings everyone together to make exciting things happen.    The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is proud to...

Hello Tomorrow Challenge - €100K equity free funding for early-stage startups and projects

The 2016 Hello Tomorrow Challenge  offers a €100K top prize in equity free funding in a global competition for early-stage startups and projects. It is also offering category prizes of...

Do you want find out how to get "investment ready"? Workshop on 26th April, Edinburgh

Quantiply , the investment-readiness and access to finance platform, invite you to their 'Getting Investment Ready' workshop at 2pm on 26th April in Edinburgh at Informatics Forum. The...

New funding from IBioIC: Process Scale-up Demonstrator & Synthetic Biology Accelerator

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has launched two new funding calls to promote the use of their new open access facilities, and to promote the rich academic talent...

€188M Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking 2016 call now open

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) is responsible for the implementation of open call for proposals for research and innovation actions and innovation actions, as well as...

Designing a European Innovation Council: A Call for Ideas

Positive steps have been taken in recent years to integrate an innovation component into EU programmes and policies, in particular Horizon 2020. However, the array of support mechanisms can be...

Registration now open: Challenges & Opportunities of Renewable Energy Conference, 30 June, London

Showcasing NERC Science & Identifying Research and Investment Gaps      NERC has funded a wide range of research and innovation projects to support the...

Call for Welsh innovators to showcase pioneering work

Welsh businesses are being encouraged show off their ground-breaking work by putting on events as part of the 2016 Wales Festival of Innovation , in a programme backed by the Welsh...

The latest algal bioenergy news, events and funding

The April 2016 edition of KTN's  Algal Bioenergy newsletter   has just been published and is filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to...
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