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BIOOX Newsletter - September 2016, 3rd Edition, now published!

This month (September 2016), BIOOX will enter its final year. BIOOX has already delivered valuable science offering new insights into the enzymes and processes which will be required to develop new industrial bio-oxidation reactions. The potential for biocatalysis to improve the safety, cost, and sustainability of chemical manufacturing is becoming clear, and the final stage of the project...
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SPIRE: MEASURE Roadmap Presentation

The SPIRE 4-14 team MEASURE has developed the " Roadmap towards a harmonised, cross-sectorial sustainability assessment in European process industries " specifically for the SPIRE community to support the implementation of sustainability assessment and decision guidance in the innovation process. The final Roadmap presentation of MEASURE will take place on 2 March 2016 in Berlin ....
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Conference on Energy-Intensive Industries

On the 15th of February 2016 the European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen and Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska are hosting the  conference on energy-intensive industries  (EII), during which all stakeholders will have the opportunity to set out their views on the way ahead regarding the most relevant issues for European EII. The conference will map the key challenges...
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Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking to Launch New Call for Proposals

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) will launch a  new Call for Proposals on 18 April 2016, with a scheduled closing date for proposals of  15 September 2016.    What topics will be funded? In total, 26 topics can be funded via this Call: 12 Research & Innovation Actions (RIAs) 9 Demonstration Actions (DEMOs) 1...
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The Discovery, Development and Demonstration of Biocatalysis for use in the Industrial Synthesis of Chiral Chemicals (KYROBIO Project)

EU Project KYROBIO recently held their end of project webinar titled 'The Discovery, Development and Demonstration of Biocatalysis for use in the Industrial Synthesis of Chiral Chemicals'. The webinar gives a brief overview of the four year FP7 project Kyrobio. The KYROBIO project has used an SME-focused approach to address industrially identified needs for chiral synthesis using...
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European Cluster on Catalysis Launch Website

In January 2015, the European Commission promoted the birth of the European Cluster on Catalysis (ECC) , an open platform gathering together EU-founded projects in the field of catalysis, organizations and institutions as well as industrial partners as well as other relevant stakeholders in catalysis at EU level. The cluster has recently launched its website, ...
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Report: SusChem Brokerage Event 6th October 2015

A European brokerage event for and by SusChem took place on 6 October 2015 in Brussels gathering over 140 participants from across Europe. Clara de la Torre (Director Key Enabling Technologies – DG R&I) set the scene presenting the Horizon 2020 strategic objectives and highlights for the Work Programmes 2016-2017. Delegates subsequently heard presentations on 2016 call topic...
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WEBINAR: "New Metal Oxide Catalysts"

Date and Time:  October 28, 2015 at 9 am UK time, 10 am CET and 6 pm Japanese time. This one hour online webinar, will begin with a short introduction from the NOVACAM Project Leader Professor Emiel Hensen followed by a 40 minutes lecture  from Professor Wataru Ueda from Kanagawa University,  and 20 minutes discussion from questions collected from delegates during...
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WEBINAR: Fossil and renewable sources of liquid fuels: prices, resources, interconversion and competition

Date and Time:  November 25, 2015 at 9 am UK time. This one hour online webinar, will begin with a short introduction from the NOVACAM Project Leader Professor Emiel Hensen followed by a 40 minutes lecture from Professor Mark Howard, Honorary Visiting Professor, Cardiff School of Chemistry and 20 minutes discussion from questions collected from delegates...
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Event Report: EU Funding for NMBP in 2016 Launch

On 17 September KTN held a European brokerage event to launch the Horizon 2020 draft work programme for 2016 for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP).   90 delegates from the UK and Europe gathered on the day in London to explore the funding opportunities for NMBP in Horizon2020 and to build new collaborations. ...
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Sustainable Chemistry: Matrix of relevant topics in Horizon 2020 draft work programme for 2016/17

With the new Horizon 2020 2016-2017 DRAFT Work Programmes being announced by the European Commission recently, SusChem  has compiled a matrix of the different Pillars of Horizon2020 and the corresponding Work Programmes that SusChem consider of interest.   The SusChem interest areas that the matrix covers include: ·      Raw Materials ...
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EU Prize for Women Innovators

The European Commission runs the third edition of the  EU Prize for Women Innovators  to reward three women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market . The prize aims to raise awareness of the need for more female entrepreneurs and to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps. The  first prize is worth €100 000, the second prize...
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SAVE THE DATE: Third Annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials

We would like you to SAVE THE DATE of the Third annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials and Horizon 2020 Brokerage Event on Raw Materials. The 3 rd annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials will be held on 9-10 December 2015 in Brussels, together with the Brokerage event on Horizon 2020...
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European Funding for Sustainable and Climate Resilient Business - UK Launch of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 and Challenge 5

KTN in collaboration with Innovate UK is pleased to announce a series of events to launch the 2016 Horizon 2020 work programme for Societal Challenges 2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy) and 5 (Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials). A series of five focussed events...
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2015 SUSCHEM BROKERAGE EVENT

It is time to start preparing for the next set of Horizon2020 calls. To help in your preparation, we cordially invite you to our 2015 SusChem Brokerage Event.   Following the success of previous SusChem brokerage events, this will be the perfect occasion to interact with strategic partners, learn key insights and take your project proposals to a competitive new level!  ...
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European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology, Chemistry and Manufacturing in 2016 Launch Event

This event, brought to you by KTN in partnership with Innovate UK and SusChem UK, will mark the launch of the 2016 Horizon 2020 funding calls for nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing and processing and will cover the following themes: Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Biotechnologies Advanced manufacturing and...
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Foresight project looking at the scientific and technological areas that could transform the UK economy in the future.

The Government Office for Science is always working to identify pioneering technologies. We are focused on applications that give the UK a competitive edge and improve lives by delivering public services better. This review sets out how these technologies can boost UK productivity and reinforce our position as a world leading innovator. Working on the next issue of the review, they are...
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European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology in 2016 Webinar: Presentations now Available

A webinar was hosted this afternoon (9th July 2015),  by the Knowledge Transfer Network in cooperation with Innovate UK. It gave delegates a special preview* of the next round of Horizon 2020 funding calls for materials and nanotechnology, chemistry and manufacturing organisations. Below is a list of themes covered and speakers at the Webinar. Opportunities for...
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SAVE THE DATE: SusChem Event October 2015

SusChem will hold a Brokerage event covering the topics from the 2016 H2020 work programme which are relevant to Sustainable Chemistry.  Please hold the 6th October 2015 (Brussels) for this event, more information to follow.
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New €200 million EU call for bioeconomy proposals launched on Brussels Info Day

Second call for proposals for Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) announced on Info Day, while first 10 grant agreements are signed. Europe’s bio-based economy will receive a major boost with the announcement of a new, over €200 million call for proposals on June 26 for the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU). The latest call for proposals follows the July 2014...
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The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking Launches a €100 Million Call for Proposals

This Call is dedicated to Innovation Actions ("Flagships"), and focuses on lignocellulosic feedstock (BBI Value Chain 1), valorisation of cellulose (BBI Value Chain 2) and innovative processes for sugar recovery and conversion from Municipal Solid Waste (BBI Value Chain 4). We are holding a webinar on Tuesday 7th July that will higlight European funding available for Biobased products...
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Info day 2015 of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking

The BBI JU Info day session will take place from 09:00 to 12:30 on Charlemagne Building, Rue de la  Loi 170, B-1000 Brussels. What benefits does the Bio based Joint Undertaking offer you? What is included in the new Call?  How can you apply for funding? BBI invite you to the Info Day 2015 in Brussels on 26 June, to get first-hand information on this new  EU funding...
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A Beginner's Guide to EU Funding

European Commission’s Directorate-General for Budget released “A beginner’s guide to EU funding” , which introduces the EU funding opportunities available in the period 2014-2020. This guide is the first step to read as it offers a comprehensive collection of basic facts and links. The guide presents an overview of the EU funding options according to the main categories of potential...
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SusChem SIRA published: 2015 Stakeholder event registration opens soon

Today (16 March) the  European Technology Platform (ETP) for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem)  has published its  Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA)  and confirmed the dates for the next SusChem Stakeholder event as 8 and 9 June 2015. The new SIRA sets out SusChem’s research and innovation priorities for the short and medium term and the next steps and...
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SPIRE - Sustainability Tools Survey 2015 - Feedback required by 6 March 2015

The European process industries recognise that assessment of sustainability is an essential component of their business management. As such, many sustainability indicators, tools and methodologies already exist. However, these vary widely in their sophistication, applicability, maturity and usability thereby limiting broad cross-sectoral implementation. Consequently, three projects have...
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Presentations Now Available - Sustainable Value Chains Event, 8 October 2014, Manchester

Presentations Now Available - European Funding for Sustainable Value Chains, European Funding...

European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology, Chemistry and Manufacturing in 2016 Launch Event

This event, brought to you by KTN in partnership with Innovate UK and SusChem UK, will mark...

Presentations Now Available - NMBP Event, 7 October, 2014, Birmingham

Presentations Now Available - European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology, Chemistry...