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Global Food Security (GFS) programme community building event, 20 July, London

The Global Food Security (GFS) programme is hosting a community building event in light of the call launch for applications to the ‘ Resilience of the UK food system in a Global Context ’...

Invitation to tender: Young Chilean Agricultural Innovators Programme

Innovate UK are looking for a service provider to run a capacity building programme for a group of young Chilean innovators from the agricultural, horticulture and forestry sectors. Innovate...

Latest edition of KTN's Animal Sector newsletter is now available

The July edition of our  Animal Sector newslette r  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...

Pitch your ideas to major food companies

Major food and FMCG companies such as Mars, Unilever, General Mills, Tesco, Moy Park and Crown Packaging are seeking innovative solutions to business challenges. Click here for a prioritised...

£70m Agri-Tech Catalyst Workshop, 2nd September - registration open

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) are organising a free consortia-building workshop to promote Round 5 of the £70m Agri-Tech Catalyst funding scheme, designed to help businesses and...

Renewable chemicals from waste, 20 Nov 2015, London

Renewable chemicals from waste – securing the molecular value from waste streams 20 November 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry, London This symposium will cover the following four...

Innovation documentary looking for "disrupters" in science, technology, engineering & design

A major Hollywood Studio feature documentary film directed by Emmy Award winning filmmakers is looking for the next generation of disrupters in science, technology, engineering & design. ...

Invitation for Businesses: Mexico - UK Newton Fund Partnering Event , 10 July, London

As part of the Newton Fund, Innovate UK and CONACYT (Mexico) are pleased to invite you to a B2B event to meet potential consortium partners for a joint application for funding. A delegation...

Improving rice flour to aid food poverty

A new, high-quality rice flour could help towards aiding global food poverty. "This rice flour serves not only as an alternative to wheat flour for those with wheat intolerance, but could...

Superchilling method keeps salmon fresh for a whole month without the use of chemicals

A new method keeps salmon fresh for a whole month, without the use of chemicals.  The technology is called superchilling, and it lies somewhere between freezing the fish and cooling it...

Study finds that algae will cope well in climate change

Marine algae may be better equipped to deal with climate change than expected, research shows.  Scientists investigated the likely future impact of changing environmental conditions on...

The bioeconomy enabled - A roadmap to a thriving industrial biotechnology sector in Europe

The BIO-TIC project (the Industrial Biotech Research and Innovation Platforms Centre - towards Technological Innovation and Solid Foundations for a Growing Industrial Biotech Sector in Europe)...

ERA-IB July newsletter now available

The July 2015 edition of the  ERA-Net for Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB) newsletter can be downloadedfrom  http://www.era-ib.net/publication/era-ib-newsletter-july-2015 . The...

GM wheat did not repel aphid pests in the field

The results of the GM wheat field trial held by Rothamsted Research in 2012-2013 have recently been published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. The data show that the GM...

BBSRC publishes veterinary vaccinology vision to improve animal health and welfare

BBSRC has published its vision for veterinary vaccinology.  The report details BBSRC’s future investment priorities for veterinary vaccinology research in the UK. Vaccines represent a...

Catch up with the latest Industrial Biotechnology news

The July edition of our Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter is now out, bringing you all the latest news, events and funding programmes.  If you are not on our mailing list, you...

Agricultural and Bio-technologies: mission to New Zealand, September 2015

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission on Agricultural and Bio-technologies in September 2015. The mission is planned to...

Learn more about sensing technologies in agriculture and health in the Sensor100 newsletter

Sensor100 is an international network of people and organisations active in the development and commercialisation of bio-sensors and chemical sensors. The latest edition of the ...

AHDB opens call for agriculture and horticulture PhD studentships

AHDB has announced that it intends to fund around fifteen PhD studentships, starting in 2016, to deliver new experts and science with practical benefits. The dealine for applications is ...

New video explains how food stays fresh, safe and tasty, all thanks to food technology

The European Commission have produced a new   video   explaining how food stays fresh, safe and tasty, all thanks to food technology .    The...
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