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BBSRC Anniversary Awards: Final chance to apply

As part of a programme of activities to mark its 20th anniversary, BBSRC launched the Anniversary Awards for Excellence in Bioscience to recognise the excellence of the UK's world-leading...

EU and industry partners launch €3.7Bn investments in the renewable bio-based economy

EU and industry leaders have launched a new European Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI). The aim is to trigger investments and create a competitive market for...

New call for up to ten Industrial Partnership CASE PhD Studentships

We are pleased to announce that the KTN has secured ten CASE studentships to start in the 2015/16 academic year, which will be allocated out to projects in our key agri-food and industrial...

Call for abstracts for the Industrial Biotechnology Showcase, 11-12 February 2015, London

A major UK event to bring together industry, academia and government agencies working in the bio-based industry     Register here The Industrial...

Sustainable alternative to plastic packaging

The Daily Telegraph reports on KTN partnered ValueForm Ltd, an innovative sustainable packaging success story. Read the Telegraph article here Read more on ValueForm here

£52M boost for skills and training in UK science sectors

Science Minister David Willetts has announced a £52 million investment in new and emerging science talent, creating more than 7,800 education and skills opportunities over a two-year...

The GREAT Tech Awards -connecting technology companies in the UK and New York

UK Trade & Investment USA and the British Consulate General New York are currently hosting The GREAT Tech Awards , a competition connecting technology companies in the UK and the New York...

Prime Minister David Cameron supports Venturefest

The Prime Minister, David Cameron supports Venturefest Oxford and the network of Venturefests around the UK, he said:   “It’s all part of the ‘Small Business – Great Ambition’...

Funding opportunities and events from the ‘Crossing Biological Membranes' network

The BBSRC, with support from EPSRC, have committed £18M to fund 13 unique collaborative  Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy  (BBSRC NIBB). The ‘ Crossing...

Celtic Renewables partners Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant following £1.2million investment

Celtic Renewables , the Edinburgh-based biofuel company, has signed an agreement with Europe’s foremost biotechnology pilot facility to undergo next stage testing of its process to turn whisky...

Salmon with chips

State-of-the art genetic techniques are putting a Scottish salmon breeder ahead of competitors around the world in the race to identify healthier, disease-resistant salmon for breeding. As...

New report calls for DEFRA to take lead role to guarantee UK's long-term food security

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published a report on food security calling for DEFRA to take a leading role to guarantee the UK’s long-term food security. The...

Job opportunity at Rothamsted Research: Business Development Manager - Major Facilities

Rothamsted Research, the longest running agricultural research station in the world, is seeking a Business Development Manager to lead the marketing of its world-class facilities. Please...

Calling all Graduates! Last Day for Sirius applications

The Sirius programme provides talented graduate entrepreneurs with an opportunity to win a place at a leading UK accelerator, obtain mentoring, financial support and the possibility of a visa...

Fujitsu develop smart farming technologies for hydroponic lettuce production

The following article provides a very interesting insight into how Fujitsu is developing  its hydroponic lettuce farm to showcase its “smart” farming technologies, in the hopes of...

Interested in finding out more about life sciences opportunities in the Baltics?

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)   is inviting   UK companies to join a  trade mission to the Life Sciences Baltics conference and exhibition that is being held  on...

Discounted rate for KTN members at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit 2014

This year’s World Agri-Tech Investment Summit , taking place in London on 24-25th September, will bring together agribusiness leaders, technology innovators and the investment community to...

Images with Impact: the Great British Bioscience Image Competition,

BBSRC has launched its Images with Impact: the Great British Bioscience Image Competition , seeking the best images that showcase UK bioscience and its importance in everyday life. There...

Invitation to enter the IChemE Awards for chemical engineering innovation and excellence

The deadline for entering the IChemE Global Awards 2014 has been extended until Friday 11 July and  IChemE would love to see members of the KTN represented in this year’s...

Early stage biotech SME? Apply now to enter a business competition & access resources you need to grow your business

The brand new IBLF awards are issuing a challenge to all early stage or even pre-revenue UK-based SMEs and spin outs to pitch their best ideas to an influential panel of industry experts. ...
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