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Call for abstracts: Marine biomass as Renewable Energy: International Conference, 3&4 March 2016, Glasgow

  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   One source of biofuels has been identified as marine biomass or marine algae. Many researchers are working on the feasibility of using algae as a...

Agrit-Tech Catalyst Round 5 is open - Consortium building event details

Agricultural science and technology is one of the world's fastest-growing and most exciting markets, driven by global challenges such as a rising population, rapid development of emerging...

Register now: PHYCONET Annual conference, 26th Aug

  High Value Chemicals from Microalgae netowrk, PHYCONET Annual Conference   Novotel London West 26th August 2015   Early Career Researcher? Call for...

Harris distillery develops seaweed gin

The Harris Distillery, on the Isle of Harris, Scotland is about to release a new seaweed gin. Sugar kelp, Saccharina latissima is sourced locally by hand diving and is then used to infuse...

Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

Ingenza currently has 3 job opportunities that may be of interest. For full details of any of these posts please visit  http://www.ingenza.com/recruitment   Senior...

Lack of knowledge on animal disease leaves humans at risk

Researchers from the University of Sydney have painted the most detailed picture to date of major infectious diseases shared between wildlife and livestock, and found a huge gap in knowledge...

Microalgae could be a viable feedstuff for ruminants

An article on the American Society of Animal Science website highlights a piece recently published work by scientists at Montana State University and Iowa State University into...

Major investment in research to boost Canadian agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture

The world’s increasing population, the corresponding growing demand for food, and climate variability will have profound impacts on the productive capacity of both oceans and agricultural lands....

Researchers discover simple solution to worrying levels of arsenic in our rice

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough in discovering how to lower worrying levels of arsenic in rice that is eaten all over the world. After many laboratory...

Find out what KTN's Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) team can do to help your business succeed

At New Designers 2015, the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) Head of Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) Ian Tracey gave an overview of the funding and support opportunities available to...

Coca-Cola showcase new 100% biobased PET bottle

Coca-Cola Co showcased a new all-biobased PET bottle at the 2015 World Expo in Milan. In 2009 Coca-Cola produced PET bottles based on 30% plant-based renewable...

Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains - farm to fork, non-food crops, BioBased products and waste treatment ** SAVE THE DATE -...

Design4Life: How the New Trends in Health, Food and Biotech are Changing our Lives

With the world’s population of 7.2 billion projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, this rapid growth in the occupancy of our planet is creating unprecedented challenges in the management of...

New Designers 2015 reveals how new material thinking can help prevent food waste

It is obvious that product design necessarily relies on the use of materials. But making proper use of materials technology can complement, inspire or enable innovations in design. Chair of the...

Welsh Government announces Food Business Investment Scheme

The Welsh Government has announced that as a big part of their Action Plan for the food and drink industry, they have devised a Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development...

Free registration code for SynBioBeta Activate Event, 27 July, Cambridge

The SynBio SIG has been asked to share a discount code for the SynBioBeta Activate Event " Reprogramming Life With Synthetic Biology " on Monday 27th July (5pm - 9:30pm) in Cambridge. ...

Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC) funds six studies to improve our diets and health

£3.7M of research to investigate diet and health has been funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) in partnership with...

Save the Date: European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences, 11-14 Sep 2016, Dublin

ESBES, organised bi-annually by the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES) is a major event to present, debate and discuss relevant topics and technologies related to...

EFIB: Get your discounted pass to the bioeconomy event of the year

Join over 90 speakers to discover the new business models driving the European bioeconomy forward at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy 2015. Taking place on...

UKTI Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) reports great results for inward investment in life sciences

UKTI  released their annual report on inward investment  last month, showing that the UK is the top destination in Europe for foreign direct investment (FDI). When...
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