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Have you say on future EU research on food security, agriculture, marine sector & bioeconomy

The European Commission is seeking views and opinions from SMEs on the strategy, scope, objectives, and expected impacts of the Horizon 2020 ‘Food Security, sustainable agriculture and...

Algal Bioenergy SIG publishes report on activities and achievements over the last 5 years

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) was formed in 2011 with support from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK and managed by the Knowledge Transfer...

AHDB Beef & Lamb call for applications for postgraduate studentship projects for 2017

AHDB is seeking applications to its Beef and Lamb PhD studentship programme for projects starting in October 201 7 .   Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant...

Green Alley Awards 2016: Business competition for circular economy start-ups and eco-entrepreneurs

The Green Alley Award is Europe's only award for entrepreneurs and start-ups working in the circular  economy. Green entrepreneurs with ideas for a sustainable economy and new...

Economist Technology Quarterly highlights role of technology in the future of agriculture

The Economist has recently published a “Technology Quarterly” report on The Future of Agriculture , looking at how technology could be used to make improvements in food production that will...

Using technology to reduce food waste

An interesting article by Tom Jackson on the BBC News website highlights technology solutions to the issue of food waste, including an app which connects neighbours and local businesses who...

KTN hosting talks on 3D printing at New Designers, 8th July, London

3D printing is revolutionising many aspects of our lives - from replica aircraft parts to implants and even customised chocolates. KTN is hosting a talk on " 3D Printing Part One: Design...

KTN report on innovation opportunities from industrial waste

In January 2016 KTN held a scoping workshop on “Innovation Opportunities from Industrial Waste”. Following the workshop and further discussions with key stakeholders, KTN has produced a ...

Read the latest plant & crops sector funding opportunities, events and research news

The June 2016 edition of KTN's  Plant  Sector newsletter   was published today, full of all the latest funding opportunities, events and research news of relevance to the...

Marine microalgae breakthrough toward fish-free aquaculture feed

Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most farmed fish in the world and the most...

New blood test developed for the detection of Bovine TB

A new blood test to detect Mycobacteria in blood has been developed by a team at The University of Nottingham led by Dr Cath Rees, an expert in microbiology in the School of...

Wheat Sequencing Consortium makes data resource available to researchers

Following the January 2016 announcement of the production of a whole genome assembly for bread wheat, the  International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium  (IWGSC), having...

Broad bean and cowpea peptides may have role in war on antibiotic resistance

Scientists have isolated peptides (strings of amino acids) with antibiotic effects on bacteria that spoil food and cause food poisoning, after turning to the plant kingdom for help in boosting...

KTN Early Career Researchers in Food 2016

2016 sees the 4th KTN Early Career Researchers in Food Event, on 18th October in Manchester. Previous events have had great attendance from industry and academia.  The emphasis of...

Latest round of funding from Eurostars now open

The latest round of Eurostars funding is now open to applications with a closing date of 15th September 2016.  Eurostars supports international innovative projects led by research...

Would you like to pitch your technology at St James's Palace?

Pitch@Palace seeks to support Entrepreneurs and ideas from across the United Kingdom. It was established by the Duke of York to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their business...

Job opportunities at AlgaeCytes Ltd: Microalgal Scientist, Chemist

AlgaeCytes is focused on developing and commercialising the next generation of bioactive ingredients from sustainable and environmentally-sound resources. AlgaeCytes uses its unique algae...

Take part in an evaluation of the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Innovation Platform (SAF-IP)

Innovate UK is currently evaluating the impact achieved by investing public funds to support innovation within agriculture and food industries, through what are known as Innovation Platforms. ...

Learn about £200m of innovation funding at the Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event

Innovation is crucial for your businesses to compete and to help create and maintain your market lead. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents fresh...

Funding awarded to improve farming with satellite technologies

More than a dozen business projects have won a share of £3 million to explore and develop new ways to use satellite technology to improve farming systems. The ‘Satellites to...
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