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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 a series of infographics on ‘ ...

Food and drink sector trade mission to Thailand, 17-23 May 2015

UKTI Yorkshire and the Humber is offering an excellent opportunity for interested companies in the food and drink sector to join a trade mission to Thailand on 17-23 May 2015. Delegates will...

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...

From farm to plate: Make food safe

New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food supply chain,...

Studies show that enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol

Researchers at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) and the  University of Reading have conducted two independent studies that have shown that i ncluding the  Beneforté ...

Sign up for distance learning with the Sustainable and Efficient Food Production ATP

The Advanced Training Partnership in Sustainable and Efficient Food Production ( Pasture ATP ) offers postgraduate training through workshops and distance learning. They have five distance...

Institute of Physics Innovation Awards 2015

The Institute of Physics (IOP)’s Innovation Awards 2015 are now open for entries. If your company has successfully addressed a commercial or business need using a physics-based innovation, it...

Are you interested in bio-sensing technologies?

4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology, 10-13 May  2015, Lisbon, Portugal Bio-sensing technologies are of increasing importance in healthcare, agri-food,...

Agri Innovation Den now open for entries as part of new initiative to discover the best innovators in the UK’s agriculture industry

Do you have a technology based concept or idea that could change the face of UK farming? Budding entrepreneurs are being invited to showcase their ideas for...

UK Algae Mission to the USA helps build transatlantic relationships

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...

Funded training on Anaerobic Digestion for Yorkshire SMEs

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and BioVale Skills team are holding a  one-day training course on Wednesday 29th April to introduce Yorkshire SMEs to Anaerobic Digestion (AD). ...

Catch up with the latest Industrial Biotechnology news - IBLF Newsletter available now

The latest edition of the IBLF Newsletter is now available for download.  The newsletter features a report on the successful IB Showcase event held in February, and a new...

Partnering workshop: Commercialising microalgae, 16 June, Birmingham

Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs Tuesday 16 June 2015 10-4.30 (Registration starts at 9.30) NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free Register via this link ...

Save the Date for Innovate UK 2015 – 9th & 10th November

The global spotlight on UK innovation is back and will take place at Old Billingsgate, London on 9 th and 10 th November. Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted by...

Would you like to join our Plant/Agriculture Team? Job opportunity for a Knowledge Transfer Manager (Plants and Crops)

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) currently has a vacancy for a Knowledge Transfer Manager within our Agriculture (Plants and Crops Sector) Team. If you would enjoy the...

Catch up on the latest animal sector news, funding and events

The April edition of KTN's Animal Sector newsletter is now available - if you didn't get a copy in your inbox you can click here or on the image below to view it in your browser. To...

April edition of the Algal Bioenergy SIG newsletter now available

The April edition of our Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and research news. You can view the...

Call Open: 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 encouraging...
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