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Commercialising Microalgae 16 June: Programme available

Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs Tuesday 16 June 2015 9.30-4.30 NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free Register via this link Download flyer here ...

Opportunity for Scottish businesses to meet Innovate UK - Business Breakfast Event, 10 June, Edinburgh

Innovate UK will be visiting Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th June to meet and talk with businesses in Scotland about innovation and to explain how the support that it offers can help you. ...

Just over 4 days left to apply for an Algal Bioenergy SIG SPARK Plus Award

ABSIG SPARK Plus awards closing date: 16.00 on 22 May 2015 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK are to invest £50,000 in early-stage R&D projects aimed at...

Technology inspired innovation competition now open for registrations

Innovate UK is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four technology areas.  The aim of this competition is to ensure that small and micro...

£34m funding available from Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst - Round 4

Innovate UK, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) & the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest £34m in major integrated...

KTN's new Industrial Biotechnology newsletter

Industrial Biotechnology (IB) is an area of rapid advances, as described in the recent  Journey of IB rep ort, so here at KTN we are trialling a new monthly IB newsletter as...

Involved in Proof of Concept Funding? Help Innovate UK review its Proof of Concept funding

Innovate UK is undertaking a review of Proof of Concept funding for businesses and academia in the UK. To support this work Innovate UK first needs to establish a baseline for how different...

Algae based bioashphalt: Anyone in UK with R&D expertise?

Is there anyone involved in algae based bioashphalt R&D in the UK? A UK company is seeking this expertise for an opportunity. Please contact Michelle ( michelle.carter@ktn-uk.org...

Technical and economic aspects of large scale seaweed cultivation in Europe, 9 June 2015, Brussles

The AT~SEA consortium is holding its final event o n Tuesday 9th June 2015 t in Brussels, where they will welcome stakeholders in the area of seaweeds and related areas (i.e. small and large...

Have you booked your pitch presentation slot at the Commercialising Microalgae Workshop? Deadline 18th May.

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) and PHYCONET (a BBSRC NIBB) invite you to attend a workshop on “ Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs ”...

Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

We have just published the May edition of our Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter. As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and research...

Find out about funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking

What benefits does the Bio based Joint Undertaking offer you? What is included in the new Call? How can you apply for funding? Come to the Info Day 2015 in Brussels on 26th June (09:00 -...

Algae-derived Omega-3 fatty acids may improve reproductive performance of cattle

An international research alliance is investigating the potential of algae-derived fatty acids for improving animal reproductive performance. The Global Alltech Research Alliance, led by...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open their doors this summer to show off their ideas and expertise. ...

SEAFARM: Macroalgae for a biobased society

A new project is looking at ways to change macroalgae such as sugar kelp from an environmental problem into a valuable renewable resource. The SEAFARM project, led by...

Join Innovate UK at All-Energy Conference 2015, 6th & 7th May in Glasgow

Innovate UK invites you to come & join them at  All-Energy 2015  in Glasgow on 6th and 7th May. The event, which is free to attend, brings together 7,000 industry...

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...

Bioasphalt: from microalgae to “green roads”?

Microalgae offer a highly promising alternative to petroleum products without competing for resources used in the food industry. They have now been used for the first time to make — asphalt! ...

Communicating the Bioeconomy

The three UK Bioscience Leadership Councils - Industrial Biotechnology (IBLF), Agri-Tech (ATLF), and Synthetic Biology (SBLC) - have prepared a series of infographics on ‘ ...

Algae from wastewater can solve two problems

In one of the first studies to examine the potential for using municipal wastewater as a feedstock for algae-based biofuels, Rice University scientists found they could easily grow high-value...
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InCrops innovation vouchers - simple funding to help businesses innovate

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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...