Latest news

EuropaBio launches the Most Innovative European Biotech SME Awards 2016

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, is inviting small and medium sized biotech companies (SMEs) across Europe to apply for the 7th edition of the Most Innovative European...

Seaweed farm in Pembrokeshire to study algae as biofuel

As part of the  MacroBioCrude project ,  Swansea University have installed a 100m (328ft)-long structure at Pembroke Dock and seeded it with algae spores . The project will look at...

Genus to use CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology in livestock species

Genus plc, a global pioneer in animal genetics, and Caribou Biosciences, Inc.have announced a multi-year strategic collaboration where Genus receives a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s...

Opportunity to learn out about Jiangsu’s innovation landscape and meet its regional businesses

    Following a successful collaboration with the UK in the China-UK Newton Fund programme, the provincial Jiangsu Science &...

Survey on the future of Plant Phenotyping in the UK and Europe

The BBSRC funded UK Plant Phenotyping Network (UKPPN) is seeking to  engage with a broad cross-section of UK researchers via a survey to: Determine the current status of relevant...

Proof of Concept funding from the High Value Chemicals from Plants (HVCfP) Network

The High Value Chemicals from Plants (HVCfP) Network is a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenery (NIBB). It aims to encourage novel, technology-based solutions to major...

Women in innovation invited to apply for infocus funding award

Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a package of tailored support to award to businesswomen who have exciting ideas and the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver significant...

Royal Society Innovation Awards - deadline 7 July 2016

The Royal Society has opened a competition for two Innovation Awards of up to £250,000: one for research in the Physical sciences and one for research in the Biological sciences. This...

Register now for IBTI-NIBB Bioresources Value Chains Event, 30 June-1 July, Manchester

The BBSRC Integrated Biorefining Research and Technology club ( IBTI ) and Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (BBSRC NIBB), including ADNet , FoodWasteNet , ...

£5M to understand the role of nutrition in health and disease

Nine new research projects have been awarded a share of £5.3M to offer insights into the role of food and nutrition on our health. The new projects were funded by BBSRC and MRC as part of a...

£17M announced to support industrial biotechnology

A total of 16 projects have received a share of £17M to bring innovative challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market. The projects will use cutting edge science to deliver benefits for...

PhD in algal cell biology and signalling at University of Southampton

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) and the  University of Southampton are advertising a PhD in  algal cell biology and signalling.   This project will study how...

Discovery Awards: Seed funding for diagnostic tools to reduce misuse of antibiotics

The Longitude Prize is a £10M challenge to tackle to rising threat from antibiotic resistance. In order to maximise the number and diversity of entrants to the Longitude Prize, the...

Feeding insect larvae on under-utilised crops to produce sustainable fishmeal for aquaculture

There is an interesting article by Sarah Jose on the Global Plant Council website about how crops and insects are being used to replace fishmeal in aquaculture feed. The article focuses on...

New £4.5M funding competition: Connected digital additive manufacturing

Innovate UK is investing up to £4.5 million in collaborative industrial research projects that stimulate innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. Additive manufacturing...

Report from the US-UK Bioinformatics for the Microbiome Workshop

In March 2016 a group of leading US and UK researchers met at the  University of California San Diego to discuss  inconsistencies across the breadth of microbiome research. The main...

Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees?

SCI's Agrisciences Group are hosting a conference to address the question of whether neonicotinoids are killing bees. The EU banned the use of neonicotinoids in 2013, following concerns over...

Detecting whether beer has gone stale using a sensor and a smartphone app

Beer is one of the most widely consumed alcoholic beverages in the world. The flavour of each brand is one of its most relevant quality standards. However, depending on the beer type and its...

New coating method protects seeds from being eaten by insects

Chemists at ETH Zurich are developing a coating for seeds, inspired by nature's defences, which will deter or kill insect pests. Some seeds have their own defence systems against insect...

Bridging the gap between lab and land - Young Innovators' Forum at Cereals 2016

Could keeping wheat foliage green until the end of harvest boost yields? This is just one of the research projects to be discussed at a special event for young farmers and early career...
Showing 1 - 20 of 248 results.
Items per Page 20
of 13

Subscribe to our updates

Subscribe to our newsletters
Follow us on twitter

Join us on LinkedIn

Keep up to date with the latest agri-food and biosciences news, events, funding opportunities and more.

Venturefest Scotland 2016

1st September 2016, Glasgow

Animal Sector Newsletter

Food Sector Newsletter

 

Plant Sector Newsletter

 

Industrial Biotechnology

Synthetic Biology

Algal Bioenergy

Got a Question?

 

Email us Email Us
Contact a member of our team